December 2018


SUSE OpenStack Cloud 9 Beta 4 is out!

By: Vincent Moutoussamy

We are happy to announce the release of SUSE OpenStack Cloud 9 Beta 4 ! Please check out our main SUSE OpenStack Cloud Beta page for more information: https://www.suse.com/betaprogram/cloud-beta/ SUSE OpenStack Cloud 9 focuses on four major topics: OpenStack Rocky Release: new upstream OpenStack content, Update to SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP4: The latest […]

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OpenStack: Digital Transformation for Service Providers

By: John von Voros

What is digital transformation? Digital transformation is the ‘catch-all’ phrase used to describe the acceleration of IT development to meet the fundamental changes in how businesses operate and deliver value to their customers. While this is different in many industry verticals, companies share some common characteristics on this internal-culture changing journey. Digital transformation means more […]

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The Opportunity in OpenStack Cloud for Service Providers

By: Allison Greis

Helping your clients embrace the cloud can reap big dividends Digital transformation is affecting every industry, from manufacturing to hospitality and government to finance. As a service provider, you’ve probably seen how this period of rapid change is disrupting your customers—causing both stress and […]

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Excited About Application Modernization? Contain Yourself

By: Roger Klorese

Introduction For those of us who work with technologies every day, it’s important to remember one key thing: Every topic is new to someone somewhere every day. With that in mind, we are starting a series of posts here that will start from basics to help you build your knowledge of modern application delivery. Think […]

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How to Do Deep Machine Learning Tasks Inside KVM Guests with a Passed-through NVIDIA GPU

By: Meike Chabowski

This article shows how to run deep machine learning tasks in a SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15 KVM guest. In a first step, you will learn how to do the train/test tasks using CPU and GPU separately. […]

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Success Story: Using SUSE Linux for Arm with the Raspberry Pi to Transform Manufacturing

By: Jay Kruemcke

Knorr-Bremse, a long time SUSE customer, is deploying SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for Arm to transform their manufacturing operations with a goal of improving productivity, reducing downtime and improving factory floor operations. The solution success story can be found here: https://www.suse.com/c/success/knorr-bremse-ag/ Knorr-Bremse is a German manufacturer of a variety of rail and […]

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Make Today’s Data Explosion Painless with Software-defined Storage from SUSE

By: Larry Morris

As an IT manager at an enterprise company, you’ve done the research and become convinced that software-defined storage (SDS) is the only storage approach that can handle today’s data explosion. And now you’re faced with helping decide which SDS solution is right for your company. It’s a good time to stop and ask, “What is […]

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OpenStack—The Next Generation Software-defined Infrastructure for Service Providers

By: John von Voros

Many service providers face the challenge of competing with the pace of innovation and investments made by hyper-cloud vendors. You constantly need to enable new services (e.g., containers, platform as a service, IoT, etc.) while remaining cost competitive. The proprietary cloud platforms used in the past are expensive and struggle to keep up with emerging […]

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SUSE CaaS Platform on Rails

By: Martin Zikmund

Containers are trendy and everybody is talking about them, yet not so many people saw them in the real life. We have also struggled in how to explain containers to business users so they can understand the value of container-based applications and see the future of IT. In past, we had built LEGO Excavators […]

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Reducing Downtime with Premium Support Services

By: Stacey Miller

According to Gartner, the average cost of IT downtime is ,600 per minute.  It’s no wonder why in a recent SUSE survey of more than 1200 IT professionals 82 percent named downtime and business disruption as their number one concern.The key to reducing downtime from SUSE Enterprise Linux to SUSE OpenStack […]

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