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SUSE Studio is powerful OS instance builder

Mar 30, 2010, 20:03 (1 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Tom Henderson)

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"We first saw SUSE Studio in beta at VMWorld in 2008, a skunkworks tool for building SUSE instances. It's come a long way since then. Watch a slideshow of what we loved and hated about SUSE Studio

"Today, Novell's SUSE Studio is a Web-based virtual appliance/ISO image creator using SUSE Linux. It has no parallels that we can find for building operating systems instances.

"Novell supplies Studio users with a 15GB online playground to make instances. You're not limited to just CD/DVD results, and you can see the work you've done online — then download it or even execute it online.

"Once built, operating system combinations can be output as ISO images, virtual machine images for VMware, or other forms of the combos you build of the actual SUSE servers. The provisioning capabilities of Studio are profound."

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