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How to Measure Memory Usage in Linux

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October 1, 2013 6:05 am

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Whether you are a system administrator or a developer, sometimes you need to consider the use of memory in GNU/Linux processes and programs. Memory is a critical resource, and limited memory plus processes that use a lot of RAM can cause a situation where the kernel goes out of memory (OOM). In this state Linux …

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SUSE Speeds up Building AArch64 Software in QEMU

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October 1, 2013 6:01 am

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Following the announcement of much improved Raspberry Pi support, there is more news coming from the openSUSE ARM team! The SUSE team has been developing an AArch64 port of QEMU which is much faster building 64 bit ARM code in emulation and this code is aimed for upstream inclusion. Read on to find out what this …

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OpenSUSE Uncorks a Fine Ruby-Red Bottle: Beta 13.1 Didn’t Give Me a Hangover

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September 27, 2013 10:36 am

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The beta preview of openSUSE 13.1, released this month, shows this distro is waddling in the footsteps of its Linux brethren. Codenamed, rather curiously, Bottle, openSUSE 13.1 has had work done under the hood that lays the groundwork for forthcoming features. The lower levels have had major updates in this version, such as the move to …

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The secret to Linux is hardware

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September 27, 2013 10:31 am

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The secret to Linux is hardware, really? Well you might think that this is so if you look at Who writes Linux, anyway? Intel is right up there in the number #2 spot and much of that investment is focused on helping to architect Linux for Intel chipsets… Read Full Story (Computer Weekly, Adrian Bridgwater)

SUSE Cloud 2.0 Improves OpenStack Deployments

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September 25, 2013 4:48 am

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Linux vendor SUSE is releasing its latest open-source OpenStack cloud platform-based product today, SUSE Cloud 2.0. The SUSE Cloud 2.0 release comes just over a year after the first SUSE Cloud release in August 2012. The timing of this release is also noteworthy in that it is coming out several weeks ahead of the next major OpenStack …

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openSUSE Summit 2013: Registration Opened!

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September 25, 2013 4:46 am

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It has already been a year since the first iteration of the openSUSE Summit held in Orlando Florida. Our guests and organizers agreed that tying this community event at the end of SUSEcon is a very good idea and it was set to be repeated in 2013 as well. If you live in the Northern …

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Choosing the Right Hypervisor

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September 24, 2013 6:00 am

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One of the best ways to determine which hypervisor meets your needs is to compare their performance metrics. These include CPU overhead, support for virtual processors and amount of maximum host and guest memory. But metrics alone should not determine your choice. In addition to the capabilities of the hypervisor, you must also verify the …

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An Inside Look at SUSE’s Recruitment Process

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September 24, 2013 5:50 am

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LinuxCareer.com asked Marie Louise van Deutekom, the SUSE’s Global HR Director, to elaborate on the international recruitment process at SUSE. Marie Louise van Deutekom discussed with LinuxCareer.com topics relevant to SUSE’s search for Linux talent, interviewing process employed at SUSE and SUSE’s working environment. Marie Louise describes SUSE’s business approach as follows: As a company, …

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World With New Limits: The Coming End of Moore’s Law

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September 23, 2013 9:22 am

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Here in the tech community — as in so many others — declaring the birth or death of an era is a tried-and-true path to social fame. For that reason, proclamations to that effect are pretty dang common. Those of us here in the Linux community are pretty accustomed to such announcements by now — …

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IBM and Open Innovation

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September 23, 2013 9:20 am

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You may have noticed that the pace of innovation has changed. Kwik-Fit certainly has. Kwik-Fit is a Dutch business that specializes in car servicing and repairs. The company built and deployed an online system that allows customers to schedule roadworthiness inspections, sends notifications when their cars are due for service, and tracks needed parts and …

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