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August 13, 2014
by sjvn01
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SUSE releases Icehouse OpenStack cloud

When you think of Linux companies associated with OpenStack, you probably think of Canonical and Red Hat. SUSE would like to remind you that they’re also an OpenStack player with its release of SUSE Cloud 4. SUSE releases Icehouse OpenStack … Continue reading

August 22, 2013
by sjvn01
Comments Off on The first rule of choosing a desktop Linux distribution: User, know thyself

The first rule of choosing a desktop Linux distribution: User, know thyself

On a regular basis I use five different Linux different distributions. Over the decades, I’ve used pretty every much every major Linux distribution out there… and I haven’t even touched more than 10% of all available Linux distributions. If I, … Continue reading

January 24, 2013
by sjvn01
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OpenSUSE also considers switching from MySQL to MariaDB

MySQL may still be the “most popular open-source database” for now, but its day may be ending. Just like Fedora, which is considering switching out MySQL for the MySQL fork MariaDB, openSUSE is also considering making MariaDB its default database … Continue reading