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About Jay Kruemcke

Jay Kruemcke is passionate about helping customers and partners achieve their goals. Jay is the Linux product line manager at Wind River Systems, responsible for embedded Linux operating system products including Wind River Linux and Wind River Linux Distro. Prior to Wind River, Jay was responsible for the SUSE Linux for High-Performance Computing, SUSE Linux for Arm, and SUSE Linux for Power servers. Jay released the first commercially supported Linux distribution for Arm in 2016. Jay has built an extensive career in product management based on being a bridge between customers and engineering teams. He has extensive experience in many areas including product positioning, driving future product directions, using social media for client collaboration, and evangelizing the capabilities and future directions of enterprise products. Jay had a long career at IBM including many roles in the Power and Cloud Engineering and Offering teams including being the product management owner for the AIX Unix operating system. In addition to his product management experience, Jay has held a variety of technology roles at including product marketing, manager of a technical architecture team, briefing center staff, SAP systems management consultant, and as a system programmer and administrator Jay also volunteers with the Boy Scouts in multiple roles and with ProductCamp Austin. The postings on this site solely reflect the personal views of the author and do not necessarily represent the views, positions, strategies or opinions of my employer. Follow me on twitter @smollinux and @phastflyer

Introducing the Wind River Linux binary Distro

Wind River is proud to announce a new member of the commercially supported Wind River Linux family, the Wind River Linux Distro. The Wind River Linux Distro (Distro) is a binary Linux distribution created from our source-code based Linux product. … Continue reading

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Wind River Linux LTS 21 is now available

Wind River, the leader in the IoT and embedded operating systems, has released Wind River Linux Long Term Support (LTS) 21. LTS 21 moves up to the latest Linux LTS kernel and adds many new capabilities including a binary distribution. … Continue reading

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Monitoring home Internet speed on Windows 10 using python, InfluxDB, and Grafana

“When did you first notice the problem?”

With today’s reliance on Internet connectivity, I needed to monitor my network speed on an ongoing basis.
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Simplified access to the NVIDIA CUDA toolkit on SUSE Linux for HPC

Simplified access to the NVIDIA CUDA toolkit on SUSE Linux for HPC Overview The High-Performance Computing industry is rapidly embracing the use of AI and ML technology in addition to legacy parallel computing. Heterogeneous Computing, the use of both CPUs … Continue reading

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SUSE Enterprise Storage delivers best CephFS benchmark on Arm

Since its introduction in 2006, Ceph has been used predominantly for volume-intensive use cases where performance is not the most critical aspect. Because the technology has many attractive capabilities, there has been a desire to extend the use of Ceph … Continue reading

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What’s new in SUSE Linux for Arm 15 Service Pack 2

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server (SLES) 15 Service Pack 2 delivers support for new 64bit Arm processors and enhancements to previous Arm support. SUSE uses a “Refresh” and “Consolidation” approach to Service Pack releases: Every “Even” release (e.g., SP0, SP2,…) is … Continue reading

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What’s new for High Performance Computing in SLE 15 Service Pack 2

SUSE Linux Enterprise for High Performance Computing (SLE HPC) 15 Service Pack 2 has a lot of new capabilities for HPC on-premises and in the Cloud. SUSE uses a “Refresh” and “Consolidation” approach to Service Pack releases: Every “Even” release … Continue reading

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Understanding SUSE Sub-capacity pricing for IBM Power servers

  Executive Summary SUSE recently updated Terms and Conditions for SUSE products to clarify the SUSE pricing policies for IBM Power systems and to accommodate Sub-capacity pricing on IBM Power servers. Sub-capacity pricing overview IBM Power servers have long been … Continue reading

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Using IBM POWER9 PowerVM Virtual Persistent Memory for SAP HANA with SUSE Linux

Introduction SAP HANA uses in-memory database technology that allows much faster access to data than was ever possible with hard disk technology on a conventional database – access times of 5 nanoseconds versus 5 milliseconds. SAP HANA customers can also … Continue reading

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SUSE Linux Essentials – Where are the compilers? Understanding the Development Tools Module

Compilers on SUSE Linux If you are new to SUSE Linux, you might have wondered why the C compiler on the system is so old. For example, on a SUSE Linux Enterprise Server (SLES) 12 Service Pack (SP) 3 system … Continue reading

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