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SUSE: Global Linux jobs on the rise

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Even as the Linux Foundation reports on Linux jobs in the U.S., the global picture seems to be even more encouraging.

That's the take away from my conversation with Ralf Flaxa, SUSE's VP of Linux Engineering, who paints a pretty strong picture of worldwide job hiring on the part of SUSE and, presumably, other non-U.S. firms.

As the person primarily responsible for hiring engineers for SUSE, Flaxa has a unique position on the outlook for Linux careers, especially in the European market. While Flaxa certainly recognizes the importance of the Linux Foundation's recent infographic for the U.S., "my point of view looks a bit different."

Indeed he should.




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