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Object Storage

Object storage, also called object-based storage, is a type of IT storage for unstructured, non-hierarchical data (such as email messages, documents, videos, graphics, audio files and web pages) known as […]


On-premises software and technology, also called on-prem, is housed within the physical location of an enterprise, rather than in the cloud or on hosted servers in a remote facility. On-premises […]

Open Build Service

The Open Build Service (OBS) is a system that lets developers build and distribute binary packages from different sources in a consistent, automatic way. It was formerly called openSUSE Build […]

Open Source Distribution

An open source distribution (distro) is a copy of an open source project, created and managed separately from the main project, and independent of other distributions. The open source project […]

Open Source Solution

An open source software solution is one that is freely available to anyone without restriction, and can be modified or improved at will. Open source projects are usually public collaborations […]


OpenHPC is a Linux Foundation Collaborative project in which a community of developers, researchers and vendors work to support high performance computing (HPC) by providing a free collection of prebuilt […]


OpenStack is a set of open source software tools for building and managing cloud computing platforms. It provides Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) for on-demand deployment of virtual machines (VMs) and program instances […]


openSUSE is an open-source community project with Linux-based distributions that is sponsored by SUSE Software Solutions Germany GmbH and other companies. The openSUSE Project has a large global community that […]

openSUSE Factory

The openSUSE Factory project is the development codebase that creates openSUSE Tumbleweed, which is the rolling-release version of the openSUSE Project. The Factory receives a constant flow of packages from […]

openSUSE Leap

openSUSE Leap is compatible with SUSE Linux Enterprise; this gives Leap a level of stability unmatched by other Linux distributions and provides users the ability to migrate to an enterprise […]

openSUSE Tumbleweed

The openSUSE Tumbleweed distribution is the rolling release version of openSUSE containing the newest stable applications including such things as an updated Linux kernel, SAMBA, git, desktops, and office applications.  […]

Operating System (OS)

An operating system (OS) is the system software on a computer that manages the hardware and software resources available to it. Typical hardware resources managed by the OS include input […]

Operational Expenditure (OpEx)

An operational expense (Opex) is an expense a business incurs through day-to-day operations. Opex covers things like salaries and wages, taxes, rent, utilities, business travel, research and development, sales, administrative […]