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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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Shellshock and Future Vulnerabilities — Buying Precious Time
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to explore how Shellsock works, how attackers are exploiting network vulnerabilities, and what to do about future vulnerabilities.  View now to learn more.
Posted: 11 May 2015 | Published: 01 Apr 2015

Dell, Inc.

Linux and the Storage Ecosystem: An Open Platform for Flexible Storage
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper now for an in-depth look at the power of Linux as an open platform for flexible storage.
Posted: 11 May 2015 | Published: 29 Mar 2011

IBM

The Internet of Things Runs on Linux
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Access this infographic to learn about the Linux-based technologies that surround us as part of the Internet of Things, including our cars, our phones, and the cloud.
Posted: 08 May 2015 | Published: 07 May 2015

IBM

A Potential Alternative to x86
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This white paper examines a worthy alternative to the x86 server platform that may be able to provide more performance per dollar, greater availability and scalability rates and improved scale-out scenarios while occupying even less space in your data center.
Posted: 05 May 2015 | Published: 05 May 2015

IBM

What's New in OpenText Connectivity 15
sponsored by OpenText
WHITE PAPER: This informative guide outlines everything you need to know regarding Connectivity 15. Inside you'll discover new features, security enhancements, and six new products offered through Connectivity 15.
Posted: 24 Apr 2015 | Published: 24 Apr 2015

OpenText

Why Co-Engineer OpenStack and Linux?
sponsored by Red Hat
WHITE PAPER: Access the following white paper to explore the drivers behind OpenStack adoption for private, public, and hybrid cloud solutions. Additionally, learn what it takes to make the most out of OpenStack, including why co-engineering Linux and OpenStack is essential for enterprise use.
Posted: 22 Apr 2015 | Published: 22 Apr 2015

Red Hat

Doing More with Less: How Red Hat Enterprise Linux shrinks total cost of ownership (TCO) compared to Windows
sponsored by Red Hat
WHITE PAPER: Consult the following white paper to learn how you free up IT budgets and improve resource allocation by addressing the servers in which your systems are deployed. Read on now to uncover the TCO of running on Linux vs. that of Windows.
Posted: 03 Apr 2015 | Published: 03 Apr 2015

Red Hat

Linux Containers: Why They’re in Your Future and What Has to Happen First
sponsored by Cisco Systems, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to discover why Linux containers and virtual machines are optimized for different types of workloads, what needs to happen before enterprises and service providers will use Linux containers in production, and how Cisco and Red Hat are investing to make containers ready for production
Posted: 05 Mar 2015 | Published: 31 Dec 2014

Cisco Systems, Inc.

OpenLMI Improves Management in Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 7
sponsored by Global Knowledge
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to learn about how OpenLMI offers significant gains in managing the wealth of available Linux tools.
Posted: 10 Nov 2014 | Published: 31 Oct 2014

Global Knowledge

PowerVM Virtualization Essentials
sponsored by Global Knowledge
WHITE PAPER: PowerVM is the virtualization environment for AIX, Linux, and IBM i running on the IBM POWER hardware platform. This white paper provides an overview of PowerVM concepts, architecture, terminology, and capabilities.
Posted: 10 Nov 2014 | Published: 10 Nov 2014

Global Knowledge

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
sponsored by Red Hat
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 white paper explains how Red Hat Enterprise Linux supports 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

Flying High on the Use of Red Hat Enterprise Linux
sponsored by Red Hat
WHITE PAPER: This white paper 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

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

A Clustered NFS to Increase Network Efficiency
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, discover a clustered NFS that integrates with Linux for ultimate efficiency.
Posted: 31 Mar 2015 | Published: 31 Dec 2012

IBM

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
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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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