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Intel and SUSE’s Vision for the Data Center of the Future

By: SaSoe

September 20, 2015 11:30 pm



Attend the joint Intel-SUSE workshops to hear Intel and SUSE share their valuable experience on how you can harness the OpenStack cloud and software defined everything (SDx) for your own business. You will see a live demonstration of how fast and easy it can be to set up, configure and begin to deploy real workloads …

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Categories: Alliance Partners, Cloud Computing, Enterprise Linux, Expert Views, OpenStack, SUSE Cloud, SUSE Enterprise Storage, SUSE in the Cloud, SUSE Linux Enterprise, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server, SUSE Storage

SUSE Enterprise Storage: Sizing

By: davidbyte

August 3, 2015 2:36 pm



This is the second article in the series. It covers the basic architecture of SUSE Enterprise Storage, which is powered by Ceph, and provides some of the sizing recommendations and rationale behind them. Having been involved in the storage business for many years, I have seen a number of different types and implementations of storage devices. From …

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Categories: Expert Views, Integrated Systems, SUSE Enterprise Storage, SUSE Storage, Technical Solutions

Software Defined Storage Trajectory and SUSE

By: davidbyte

June 5, 2015 8:37 am



All of the analysts are predicting big things from Software Defined Storage (SDS) over the next several years.  In fact, some analysts are even predicting some very hard times for some of the traditional storage vendors.  This is all based on the tremendous pushback that is occurring against expensive, proprietary hardware based arrays and moving …

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Categories: Expert Views, SUSE Enterprise Storage, Technical Solutions

Three Reasons Why the Future of Storage is Open Source and Cloud – Part 2

Bryan Lunduke

By: Bryan Lunduke

April 27, 2015 9:10 am



Last week we posted the first (in a 3 part series) on why the future of storage is Open Source and cloud.  And now, without further ado, we present the 2nd part of the series. 2) Storage virtualization disrupts traditional vendor business models While IT has reaped the benefits of better resource use and cost …

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Categories: Enterprise Linux, Expert Views, SUSE Enterprise Storage

Why You Should Be Using SLES 11 SP3

By: davidbyte

July 22, 2013 8:40 am



When it comes to change, most IT shops and OEMs would prefer not to make a jump to a recent OS update until they absolutely must. I understand, I’ve been there and done that. Understanding the aversion, I am still encouraging every partner (end user, IHV or OEM) to make the jump to SLES 11 SP3. Why? …

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Categories: Alliance Partners, Appliances, Cloud Computing, Enterprise Linux, Expert Views, Integrated Systems, Server, SUSE Linux Enterprise, SUSE Linux Enterprise High Availability Extension, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server, Technical Solutions, Virtualization

XFS: The Enterprise File System of Choice

By: davidbyte

June 14, 2013 3:25 pm



Few things in the Linux world get as much of a heated debate as the choice and usage of file systems.  This debate has been raging long and hard between supporters of the major enterprise distributions for some years, with the two positions staked out being XFS and Ext4.   This conflict is about to …

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Categories: Enterprise Linux, Expert Views, Server, SUSE Linux Enterprise, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server, Technical Solutions

Geeko Loves Cephalopod

By: Olaf Kirch

October 2, 2012 2:40 pm



At SUSE, we have been looking at the next level of storage solutions that provide a suitable foundation for the Cloud and for Big Data. While centralized storage will continue to play a major role in these areas, we are seeing an emerging need for massively scalable, distributed, replicated and yet inexpensive storage. For Cloud …

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Categories: Cloud Computing, Expert Views, SUSE Cloud

Data is Customers’ Gold!


By: mge1512

August 10, 2010 8:20 am



Data is Customers’ Gold, the Operating System the Bank, the Filesystem the Vault. Discussing “Choice” last year, I already mentioned that we are proud to have certified all primary local filesystems in SUSE Linux Enterprise 11 (ext3, xfs, reiserfs) with major storage systems, and provide the best scaling choice for storage from desktop to datacenter (SUSE …

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Categories: Expert Views, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server

Simplifying Data Backup and Storage Management with Software Appliances


By: c-gutierrez

July 7, 2010 4:08 pm



SEP delivers enterprise-ready appliances faster than ever by leveraging the SUSE® Appliance Program from Novell. SEP has packaged their backup software with SUSE Linux in a compact, self-contained appliance to simplify maintenance and accelerate the development cycle. Now, SEP can expand into new markets quickly with a variety of appliances. Novell Business Partners:

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Categories: Appliances, Expert Views, SUSE Studio

Using NPIV for Storage Access with XEN Virtualization


By: mrlinux

August 11, 2009 3:24 pm



Ever wanted to attach a Fiber Channel LUN directly to a XEN guest? Find out how in this article…

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Categories: SUSE Linux Enterprise Server, Technical Solutions, Virtualization