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Software Defined Storage Trajectory and SUSE



By: davidbyte

June 5, 2015 8:37 am

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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: SUSE Enterprise Storage, Technical Solutions

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

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By: Bryan Lunduke

April 27, 2015 9:10 am

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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

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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

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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

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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!

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By: mge1512

August 10, 2010 8:20 am

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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

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By: c-gutierrez

July 7, 2010 4:08 pm

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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

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By: mrlinux

August 11, 2009 3:24 pm

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

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LJDT: iSCSI for Shared Storage



By: ab

June 23, 2009 4:18 pm

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This entry is part 2 of 11 in the series LJDT - Linux Just Does That

Every day it seems I find something new that Linux Just Does. Last week I finally decided I needed to learn about “shared storage” and started asking the resident experts here, who all pointed me to YaST. Much to my surprise iSCSI is built into YaST and works out of the box with SLES without much more than ten minutes and an understanding of the technology. For the quickest understanding of shared storage I can muster this article is now being created. Hopefully it will be as enlightening to others as this topic was to me.

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Categories: SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop, Technical Solutions

SLES 10 – Stop The Process of Mapping SAN Attached Storage LUNs First Over Local Storage



By: kryptikos

August 27, 2008 4:23 pm

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There she goes again…scanning and assigning SAN attached storage as my first devices causing my mounting to “hork” and my partitions to be wrongly assigned….Will it ever end?

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