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ALSO CALLED: Enterprise Linux, SuSE Linux, Linux Distributions, Linux in the Enterprise
DEFINITION: Linux (often pronounced LIH-nuhks with a short "i") is a Unix-like operating system that was designed to provide personal computer users a free or very low-cost operating system comparable to traditional and usually more expensive Unix systems. Linux has a reputation as a very efficient and fast-performing system. Linux's kernel (the central part of the operating system) was developed by Linus Torvalds  … 
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Standardized Operating Environments for I.T. Efficiency
sponsored by Red Hat
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper explains how standardizing your operating environment with Linux technology can help you reduce complexity while increasing IT staff productivity and scalability.
Posted: 13 Oct 2014 | Published: 13 Oct 2014

Red Hat

Red Hat Developer Toolset
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WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper explains how, by using the Red Hat Developer Toolset developers, can gain to the latest and most stable versions of essential development tools on a separate life-cycle and a more frequent release cadence.
Posted: 13 Oct 2014 | Published: 13 Oct 2014

Red Hat

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Developer Subscriptions: Maximize Developer Speed and Productivity with Essential Development Tools
sponsored by Red Hat
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper explains how Red Hat Enterprise Linux support app development by providing access to industry leading tools, instructional resources, reference architectures, dedicated developer forums and more.
Posted: 09 Oct 2014 | Published: 09 Oct 2014

Red Hat

How Can You Meet Business Demands Quickly, with Agility and Flexibility?
sponsored by Red Hat
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper explains how Red Hat Enterprise Linux can help you leverage the same advanced environment and open source solutions applied by today's most innovative IT organizations, such as Amazon and Facebook, and transition to an infrastructure that is open and flexible.
Posted: 09 Oct 2014 | Published: 09 Oct 2014

Red Hat

Information Technology’s Relevance Is Being Questioned: Can You Adequately Respond to the Growth and Innovation Your Business Demands?
sponsored by Red Hat
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper explains how a standardized enterprise platform like Red Hat Enterprise Linux can help provide the stability and reliability you need in your IT infrastructure to optimize data center management and increase operational efficiencies.
Posted: 09 Oct 2014 | Published: 09 Oct 2014

Red Hat

How Can You Contain Costs While Increasing Operational Efficiency?
sponsored by Red Hat
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper explains how operating Linux with Red Hat provides the subscription models, governance processes, and simplified migration path needed to ease operational expenses and bring much needed efficiencies to your data center management processes.
Posted: 09 Oct 2014 | Published: 09 Oct 2014

Red Hat

Standardize to Increase Stability, Reliability, and Efficiency for Less
sponsored by Red Hat
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper explains how Red Hat Enterprise Linux can help unify your IT architecture and strengthen your IT foundation for a simpler infrastructure, streamlined management and reduced downtime.
Posted: 09 Oct 2014 | Published: 09 Oct 2014

Red Hat

Contain Costs and Increase Operational Efficiency with Linux
sponsored by Red Hat
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper explains how operating Linux with Red Hat provides the subscription models, governance processes, and simplified migration path you need to aggressively lower your expenses, operate more efficiently, and focus more attention to IT innovation.
Posted: 09 Oct 2014 | Published: 09 Oct 2014

Red Hat

Cerner Boosts Performance and Stability of Mission-Critical Applications with Red Hat Enterprise Linux
sponsored by Red Hat
WHITE PAPER: Healthcare IT solutions provider Cerner Corporation has created the Cerner Millennium suite, the healthcare industry's first patient-centric integrated IT architecture. Read on to learn why Red Hat Enterprise Linux was chosen as the supporting platform for this system.
Posted: 08 Oct 2014 | Published: 08 Oct 2014

Red Hat

How Can You Ensure Stability and Reliability?
sponsored by Red Hat
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper explains how Red Hat Enterprise Linux can provide the stable and proven enterprise platform you need to bring new levels of simplicity to your IT operations while ensuring your underlying infrastructure is completely secure.
Posted: 08 Oct 2014 | Published: 08 Oct 2014

Red Hat

Meet Business Demands and Drive I.T. Innovation
sponsored by Red Hat
WHITE PAPER: Read on to learn more about how, by leveraging Linux and virtualization technologies, Red Hat will enable the simplified management, military-grade security and infrastructure flexibility needed to boost IT agility and respond quickly to demands for business innovation.
Posted: 08 Oct 2014 | Published: 08 Oct 2014

Red Hat

The Business Value of Standardizing on Red Hat Infrastructure Solutions
sponsored by Red Hat
WHITE PAPER: This white paper compares organizations using a commercial Linux subscription from Red Hat to support their Linux servers to organizations using a mixed environment of alternative commercially supported and nonpaid Linux distributors.
Posted: 07 Oct 2014 | Published: 30 Sep 2014

Red Hat

SAP Solutions—High Availability on SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications
sponsored by SUSE
WHITE PAPER: This resource explores how you can deliver the hardware and software necessary to successfully set up and run high availability SAP workloads in physical and virtual environments. Read on to learn how to eliminate all single points of failure and ensure that takeover procedures happen reliably, smoothly, and quickly in the event of an outage.
Posted: 06 Oct 2014 | Published: 31 Jul 2012

SUSE

Doubly Dependable: Linux and Open-Source HA Build on Mainframe’s Strengths
sponsored by SUSE
WHITE PAPER: Access this resource to learn how your mainframe-based infrastructure can profit from advanced OSS HA cluster technologies available on Linux. Read on to learn how you can reduce downtime and add even more protection for your data by deploying Linux-based, open-source HA solutions.
Posted: 06 Oct 2014 | Published: 30 Aug 2013

SUSE

Flying High on the Use of Red Hat Enterprise Linux
sponsored by Red Hat
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper explains how UK-based organization Flybe, Europe's largest regional airline, was able to leverage Linux to revolutionize their IT support capabilities, creating new opportunities for innovation and revenue streams.
Posted: 03 Oct 2014 | Published: 30 May 2014

Red Hat

Three Steps Toward Zero Downtime
sponsored by SUSE
WHITE PAPER: Access this resource to learn three steps you can take to move your organization toward zero downtime. You'll get insight into how you can leverage tools built to prevent hardware downtime, maxmimize service availability, and minimize human mistakes.
Posted: 02 Oct 2014 | Published: 31 Jul 2014

SUSE

Rackspace—Managing and Supporting Multiple Linux Platforms with SUSE
sponsored by SUSE
WHITE PAPER: Access this case study to learn how they were able to leverage a solution that provides a flexible patch management system and the ability to extend support for customers transitioning to new Linux environments.
Posted: 02 Oct 2014 | Published: 29 Nov 2013

SUSE

Ciclum Farma Finds A Better Operating System for Critical Applications
sponsored by SUSE
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to learn how they were able to leverage a rock-solid platform for core business systems, providing users with fast, reliable access to the business-critical applications they need.
Posted: 02 Oct 2014 | Published: 31 Oct 2013

SUSE

Toward Zero Downtime SUSE Linux Enterprise Success Stories
sponsored by SUSE
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to learn about a comprehensive Linux solution built to maximize server uptime. You'll learn how this approach allows you to prevent hardware downtime, maximize service availability, and minimize human error.
Posted: 01 Oct 2014 | Published: 30 Sep 2014

SUSE

Why You Should Put Red Hat Under Your SAP Systems
sponsored by SAP & Red Hat
WHITE PAPER: Learn how SAP HANA and Red Hat Enterprise Linux are ideally suited to take advantage of modern distributed architectures that deploy on x86-based commodity hardware, delivering reliability, scalability and affordability to enterprise customers.
Posted: 01 Oct 2014 | Published: 01 Oct 2014

SAP & Red Hat

Case Study: Create a Flexible Environment for Hosted Services
sponsored by SUSE
WHITE PAPER: This case study examines how one Information and Communication Technology organization was able to extend their internal helpdesk management solution and make it available as a hosted service to clients by deploying a new Linux platform.
Posted: 30 Sep 2014 | Published: 30 Sep 2014

SUSE

Doing More with Less: Examining the TCO of Red Hat Enterprise Linux as Compared to Windows
sponsored by Red Hat
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper examines two major infrastructure platforms - Red Hat Enterprise Linux and Microsoft Windows – in an effort to determine which one can more effectively lower the support costs of IT systems.
Posted: 17 Sep 2014 | Published: 17 Sep 2014

Red Hat

Integrating Red Hat Enterprise Linux with Microsoft Windows in the Datacenter
sponsored by Red Hat
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper takes a look at the value of deploying Red Hat Enterprise Linux® in the enterprise and examines how this platform integrates with existing Windows infrastructure components such as Exchange, Active Directory and print services.
Posted: 16 Sep 2014 | Published: 16 Sep 2014

Red Hat

Dual Platform Strategies for the Modern Data Center
sponsored by Red Hat
WHITE PAPER: View this white paper for an overview of a Linux distribution that complements your existing Microsoft operating environment while also providing a scalable framework for virtualization and cloud computing.
Posted: 15 Sep 2014 | Published: 31 Mar 2014

Red Hat

Improving Management of IT Systems with Enterprise Linux
sponsored by Red Hat
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper analyzes five organizations that migrated enterprise applications from unsustainable proprietary legacy systems to an enterprise Linux solution.
Posted: 12 Sep 2014 | Published: 12 Sep 2014

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LINUX DEFINITION (continued): …  at the University of Helsinki in Finland. To complete the operating system, Torvalds and other team members made use of system components developed by members of the Free Software Foundation for the GNU Project. Ask your Linux questions at ITKnowledgeExchange.comLinux is a remarkably complete operating system, including a graphical user interface, an X Window System, TCP/IP, the Emacs editor, and other components usually found in a comprehensive Unix system. Although copyrights are held by various creators of Linux's components, Linux is distributed using the Free Software Foundation's copyleft … 
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