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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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Managing Linux and Windows Clients Equally
sponsored by Virtual Bridges
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper examines the challenges of integrating Linux desktops as well as "the three C's" that inhibit virtual desktop deployments: cost, complexity and coverage.
Posted: 16 Apr 2014 | Published: 16 Apr 2014

Virtual Bridges

Low Cost Disaster Recovery for Linux: Innovative DR Solutions for Common IT Architectures
sponsored by Quru
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper details three unique disaster scenarios in Linux environments and how hybrid solutions can help.
Posted: 16 Apr 2014 | Published: 16 Apr 2014

Quru

5 Ways VERDE Desktop Virtualization is the Simple, Smarter Solution
sponsored by Virtual Bridges
WHITE PAPER: This brief white paper highlights 5 reasons why one desktop virtualization solution will help your organization lower its capital expenditure (CapEx) while also significantly improving security with its two layers of authentication.
Posted: 14 Apr 2014 | Published: 14 Apr 2014

Virtual Bridges

IDC Report: Simplifying Data Protection for Virtual Environments
sponsored by PHD Virtual
WHITE PAPER: This IDC Vendor Profile discusses the firm PHD Virtual Technologies and its virtualized data protection solutions. In addition, this document examines PHD's supplier profile and strategy as well as some of the challenges PHD could encounter as it tries to differentiate itself in a market that is getting increasingly competitive.
Posted: 10 Apr 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2012

PHD Virtual

Tuned PowerLinux beats x86. Benchmark performance testing of PostgreSQL on IBM Power
sponsored by Quru
WHITE PAPER: This resource explores extensive performance benchmark testing of PostgreSQL to show that there is significant value in tuning at all levels of the system, and with expertise behind a PowerLinux deployment there can be a 99% performance increase.
Posted: 09 Apr 2014 | Published: 09 Apr 2014

Quru

Red Hat Enterprise Linux - Your Solaris Alternative
sponsored by Red Hat
WHITE PAPER: This white paper talks about the challenges of migrating from Solaris 10 to Solaris 11 and highlights the benefits of migrating from Solaris to Red Hat Enterprise Linux instead.
Posted: 09 Apr 2014 | Published: 30 Dec 2011

Red Hat

Migrate from AIX with Confidence
sponsored by Red Hat
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper explains more about the reasons to migrate to Linux, including increasing hardware choices and moving commodity platforms, as well as why Red Hat Enterprise Linux could be exactly the platform you need.
Posted: 02 Apr 2014 | Published: 02 Apr 2014

Red Hat

Migrate from HP-UX and Standardize with Confidence
sponsored by Red Hat
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper explains more about the reasons to migrate to Linux, including increasing hardware choices and moving commodity platforms, as well as why Red Hat Enterprise Linux could be exactly the platform you need.
Posted: 02 Apr 2014 | Published: 02 Apr 2014

Red Hat

Red Hat Enterprise Linux-7: Path to the Open Hybrid Cloud
sponsored by Global Knowledge
WHITE PAPER: Check out this exclusive white paper to discover how Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 can help your organization establish an open, vendor-independent, hybrid cloud.
Posted: 02 Apr 2014 | Published: 02 Apr 2014

Global Knowledge

The Power of x86 and Linux
sponsored by Red Hat
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper examines the factors one must consider before moving to x86-based blade servers and the benefits that can be gained from running Linux on x86.
Posted: 01 Apr 2014 | Published: 01 Apr 2014

TOPICS:  Linux
Red Hat

OpenStack Hype vs. Reality
sponsored by Red Hat
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper examines the results of a CIO poll and reveals how IT departments are dealing with the obstacles associated with deploying OpenStack, one of today’s most popular open source architectures.
Posted: 01 Apr 2014 | Published: 01 Apr 2014

TOPICS:  Linux | Open Source
Red Hat

OpenStack and Red Hat
sponsored by Red Hat
WHITE PAPER: This IDC whitepaper examines the benefits of OpenStack with Red Hat Enterprise Linux, including those related to cost, cloud optimization and infrastructure management.
Posted: 31 Mar 2014 | Published: 01 Jul 2013

Red Hat

Red Hat Enterprise Linux OpenStack Platform: Community-invented, Red Hat-hardened
sponsored by Red Hat
WHITE PAPER: With Red Hat Enterprise Linux OpenStack Platform, you can focus resources on building applications that add value to your organization, while Red Hat provides support for OpenStack and the Linux platform it runs on.
Posted: 31 Mar 2014 | Published: 05 Aug 2013

Red Hat

Red Hat Enterprise Linux OpenStack Platform Datasheet
sponsored by Red Hat
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper examines a Linux OpenStack Platform designed to deliver an integrated foundation to create, deploy, and scale a secure and reliable public or private OpenStack cloud.
Posted: 29 Mar 2014 | Published: 28 Mar 2014

Red Hat

The Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) of migrating to SUSE® Linux Enterprise Server for System z
sponsored by SUSE
WHITE PAPER: This paper explores the financial benefits and cost savings of moving workloads from distributed to mainframe environments. It will highlight and identify both hard and soft benefits; specifically quantifying business benefits from an infrastructure that provides optimal performance, reliability, high availability with less downtime.
Posted: 27 Mar 2014 | Published: 31 Mar 2013

SUSE

Five Guidelines to Make Backup a Functional, Manageable and Profitable Service Offering
sponsored by Idera
WHITE PAPER: This resource gives you the five guidelines to make backup work better. It also highlights a solution that offers backup as a service and gives users the functionality they need to protect the bottom line and even increase it in the process.
Posted: 19 Mar 2014 | Published: 19 Mar 2014

Idera

Comparing Network and Server Monitoring Tools
sponsored by LogicMonitor
WHITE PAPER: This white paper interviews 5 data center managers and explores a head-to-head comparison of 2 different network and server monitoring tools.
Posted: 07 Mar 2014 | Published: 07 Mar 2014

LogicMonitor

Fast Track Open Source Virtualization
sponsored by HP and Intel
WHITE PAPER: Access this exclusive resource to find out how the combination of HP's converged infrastructure and Red Hat's virtualization software create the perfect platform for consolidating your Linux systems.
Posted: 05 Mar 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

HP and Intel

Better Performance, Lower Costs: The Advantages of IBM PowerLinux 7R2 with PowerVM
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Download this white paper for a head-to-head comparison of two offerings - IBM PowerLinux 7R2 with PowerVM, and HP DL380p G8 with vSphere 5.1 - to determine which is a better fit for your business. Inside, you'll discover how these two offerings stack up against one another with regard to performance, short- and long-term costs, and more!
Posted: 21 Feb 2014 | Published: 31 May 2013

IBM

Leveraging Virtualization for Operational Efficiency
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This IDC whitepaper explores the evolving role of Linux and its extended ecosystem in support of production applications. Inside,you'll also find case studies of customers who deployed a variety of Linux workloads on Power Systems servers rather than on x86 servers, with a low initial cost of acquisition.
Posted: 21 Feb 2014 | Published: 31 Jan 2013

IBM

Secure with Confidence: Secure Your Enterprise with zEnterprise
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Check out this exclusive white paper to find out about IBM zEnterprise System and the results of a study of customers spending patterns who have deployed it.
Posted: 19 Feb 2014 | Published: 31 Jul 2013

IBM

Top Linux Commands to be Aware of
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This e-guide from SearchDataCenter.com examines the crucial commands that can facilitate both Unix and Linux system daily tasks.
Posted: 19 Feb 2014 | Published: 19 Feb 2014

IBM

Red Hat and Intel: New Horizons in Scalable Performance, Reliability, Security, and Efficiency
sponsored by Red Hat and Intel
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper talks more about how Red Hat Enterprise Linux combined with the power of Intel Xeon processors can help IT stay above workload management and set your business on the path towards a new computing environment.
Posted: 18 Dec 2013 | Published: 18 Dec 2013

Red Hat and Intel

Empowering Real - Time Intelligence with CustomerXPs, Red Hat & Intel
sponsored by Red Hat and Intel
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper explains how a real-time business intelligence organization was able to ramp up its RAS capabilities using Red Hat Enterprise Linux on Intel Xeon processors.
Posted: 17 Dec 2013 | Published: 17 Dec 2013

Red Hat and Intel

YTL Communications delivers nation-wide virtual learning education with Red Hat Solutions
sponsored by Red Hat and Intel
WHITE PAPER: In this case study, you’ll discover how Red Hat helped one telecommunication provider deliver a scalable, cost-effective cloud platform for e-learning in schools in Malaysia.
Posted: 17 Dec 2013 | Published: 17 Dec 2013

Red Hat and Intel
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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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