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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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Linux Made Easy: Migrating From Unix
sponsored by Red Hat & IBM
WHITE PAPER: Organizations are considering migrating to Linux to receive dramatic cost reductions, as well as increased stability, security, uptime, and availability. Red Hat® Network Satellite helps to make the migration from a proprietary UNIX environment—and acceptance of Linux...
Posted: 22 Nov 2010 | Published: 22 Nov 2010

Red Hat & IBM

HRG Assessment - Linux Migration
sponsored by Red Hat & IBM
WHITE PAPER: The migration from proprietary UNIX and legacy hardware and software-based environments to Linux on x86 Intel architecture (IA) is an effective way to take cost and complexity out of IT.
Posted: 22 Nov 2010 | Published: 22 Nov 2010

Red Hat & IBM

RedBook: Oracle to DB2 Conversion Guide - Compatibility Made Easy
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: New IBM DB2 features make compatibility easy. In this guide, you’ll learn about native support for PL/SQL, new data types, scalar functions, improved concurrency, built-in packages, OCI, SQL*Plus, data movement tools, best practices and more—all designed to improve your ability to run applications on both DB2 and Oracle platforms
Posted: 01 Sep 2010 | Published: 01 Sep 2010

IBM

Virus Bulletin: Comparative Reviews in 2010
sponsored by ESET
WHITE PAPER: This paper shows you the latest news about the VB100 testing, Linux Enterprise Server 11, Windows XP SP3, Windows Server 2008 R2 and so much more.
Posted: 16 Jun 2010 | Published: 16 Jun 2010

ESET

How Secure is your sudo? - The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly of Privileged Identity Management (PIM)
sponsored by BeyondTrust Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This white paper will illustrate certain positive situations where open source solutions like sudo often work in smaller scale enterprises. However, this white paper will also spotlight red flags that relate to larger companies or companies experiencing significant IT growth. Read this paper to learn more.
Posted: 21 May 2010 | Published: 20 May 2010

BeyondTrust Corporation

End-to-End Service Management in the Virtualized Environment: Delivering on the Promises of Virtualization
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: This paper proposes an approach for IT to manage virtualized environments and shows how HP Business Service Management software enables IT operations to link specialists and specialized tools into day-to-day operations while keeping promises to business users.
Posted: 13 Nov 2009 | Published: 30 Oct 2008

Hewlett-Packard Company

Are You Ready for Economic Bounce Back?
sponsored by Micro Focus, Ltd
WHITE PAPER: This paper examines the concept that preparing for economic recovery is not something that can wait; it is something that businesses should plan for now. It will introduce enterprise application migration strategies that can be considered within any organization and also emphasize the importance of forward thinking and planning in down economy.
Posted: 27 Oct 2009 | Published: 27 Oct 2009

Micro Focus, Ltd

ITG - Value Proposition for IBM Power Systems: Virtualisation Impact for Enterprise UNIX and Linux Server Infrastructures
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This report by industry analyst International Technology Group evaluates how organisations can reduce IT costs by employing IBM Power Systems and PowerVM verses competitive offerings from HP and Sun Microsystems. Cost savings range from 43 to 65% and are based on client data.
Posted: 02 Oct 2009 | Published: 09 Apr 2009

IBM

Adding Business Value With Cross-Platform Solutions: Linux running on IBM Servers
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This IDC White Paper is based on research data collected at a dozen customer sites in the United States, Canada, and Europe, all with mixed server platforms, to find the technical and business outcomes from deploying cross-platform Linux solutions on IBM servers. This paper presents the key findings of a return on investment (ROI) analysis.
Posted: 02 Oct 2009 | Published: 01 Oct 2008

IBM

Drive Your Enterprise with Event-Driven Scheduling
sponsored by Help/Systems
WHITE PAPER: Use Event Monitors to create an event-driven schedule for your enterprise using system events on your Windows, UNIX, and Linux servers to launch reactive jobs through Robot/SCHEDULE.
Posted: 17 Sep 2009 | Published: 17 Sep 2009

Help/Systems

Optimizing IT Service Delivery: The Need for Linux System Management
sponsored by Red Hat and JBoss
WHITE PAPER: One way IT organizations are handling the growing need to achieve IT efficiency is by implementing systems management functions in their business environments. As the business value of Linux based deployment increases, so does the need for Linux systems management. This IDC white paper will examine the key benefits of system management software.
Posted: 03 Sep 2009 | Published: 03 Sep 2009

Red Hat and JBoss

Achieving PCI Compliance with Red Hat Enterprise Linux
sponsored by Red Hat and JBoss
WHITE PAPER: While enterprises are often able to achieve compliance during an audit, they often have difficulty maintaining compliance on an ongoing basis. Learn how Red Hat Enterprise Linux's built-in features will allow your business to develop a robust implementation for managing all security necessary to achieve and maintain compliance on an on-going basis.
Posted: 20 Aug 2009 | Published: 19 Aug 2009

Red Hat and JBoss

Migrating From UNIX/ RISC To Red Hat Enterprise Linux® On Intel® Processor-Based Servers
sponsored by Red Hat and Intel
WHITE PAPER: Red Hat Enterprise Linux running on Intel® processor-based servers is helping companies cut TCO by up to 50 percent and more versus comparable UNIX/RISC solutions, while providing a better foundation for growth. This white paper outlines the key benefits of migration and provides a step-by-step guide to conducting a successful transition.
Posted: 10 Aug 2009 | Published: 10 Aug 2009

Red Hat and Intel

Top Reasons To Choose Red Hat Enterprise Linux
sponsored by Red Hat and Intel
WHITE PAPER: You probably already know that some of the largest and most demanding companies trust Red Hat to drive the IT infrastructure behind their successful businesses. This whitepaper will list and discuss the top reasons you should choose Red Hat Enterprise Linux to power the demanding applications you rely on to run your company.
Posted: 10 Aug 2009 | Published: 10 Aug 2009

Red Hat and Intel

Red Hat Enterprise Linux: Your Solaris Alternative
sponsored by Red Hat and HP
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper will review some key features and benefits of both Solaris and Red Hat Enterprise Linux. We will also explain why Red Hat Enterprise Linux is an ideal solution for enterprises that are facing Sun and SPARC's uncertain future, whether you are considering launching a new IT production environment or migrating a legacy environment...
Posted: 10 Aug 2009 | Published: 10 Aug 2009

Red Hat and HP

Migrate From Unix To Linux In Six Steps
sponsored by Red Hat and JBoss
WHITE PAPER: CIOs are increasingly aware that the Linux® platform offers a low-risk, robust, and value-for-money alternative to traditional UNIX® platforms. This whitepaper will list and describe a simple, six-step process for migrating from UNIX to Linux.
Posted: 10 Aug 2009 | Published: 10 Aug 2009

Red Hat and JBoss

Moving From Solaris To Red Hat Enterprise Linux
sponsored by Red Hat and HP
WHITE PAPER: Red Hat® Enterprise Linux® is a standards-based UNIX®-like operating system that provides a development environment similar to SunTM SolarisTM. This paper looks to highlight some of the major differences between Solaris and Red Hat Enterprise Linux to help application developers port their code.
Posted: 10 Aug 2009 | Published: 10 Aug 2009

Red Hat and HP

8 Questions You Should Ask About Linux Systems Management
sponsored by Red Hat and JBoss
WHITE PAPER: IT organizations are always looking for ways to save money and time without compromising on issues like security or compliance. Exploring the value of your systems management solution is a lot easier when you know the right questions to ask. We have a few suggestions for how to get started.
Posted: 29 Jul 2009 | Published: 28 Jul 2009

Red Hat and JBoss

Red Hat Service-Oriented Architecture
sponsored by Red Hat
WHITE PAPER: Red Hat can alleviate common infrastructure problems by moving organizations toward service-oriented architectures (SOA). High-quality, low-cost, SOA-enabled solutions from Red Hat and JBoss let customers focus their resources on the applications and business processes that differentiate their business and give them a competitive advantage.
Posted: 20 Jul 2009 | Published: 16 Jul 2009

Red Hat

The Perfect Storm - Why Now Is The Time For Open Source
sponsored by Red Hat and Intel
WHITE PAPER: Open source is recognized for its ease of use, high performance, and affordability, especially amidst turbulent economic conditions. The high value of open source, coupled with economic and organizational pressure, represents a "perfect storm" for CIOs, giving them the opportunity to deploy high-performing, cost-effective open source solutions.
Posted: 19 Jun 2009 | Published: 01 Jun 2009

Red Hat and Intel

Make the Right Database Investment
sponsored by Sybase, an SAP company
WHITE PAPER: This paper compares the TCO of Oracle11g and Sybase ASE 15 databases, and demonstrates Sybase as the clear winner. Read this paper to learn why enterprises choose Sybase ASE on Linux for mission-critical applications that demand lightning-fast performance.
Posted: 19 Jun 2009 | Published: 19 Jun 2009

Sybase, an SAP company

11 Questions Every CIO Should Ask Their IT Manager
sponsored by Red Hat and JBoss
WHITE PAPER: What is your IT really costing you? Could you be doing more with the technology you have? Could you reduce costs and provide better service to your organization? Read Red Hat's suggestions on "11 Questions Every CIO Should Ask Their IT Manager", and how Red Hat open source solutions can help.
Posted: 19 Jun 2009 | Published: 10 Jun 2009

Red Hat and JBoss

Open Source in the Next Computing Wave
sponsored by Red Hat and JBoss
WHITE PAPER: The current economic climate is forcing more systematic thinking about costs in general, including those associated with overall complexity and the security and resiliency of large distributed infrastructures. These trends intersect in powerful ways; a new wave of computing is gathering momentum as a result. And open source is playing a major role.
Posted: 18 Jun 2009 | Published: 09 Jan 2009

Red Hat and JBoss

Deploying IBM® Lotus® Domino® on Red Hat® Enterprise Linux® 5
sponsored by Red Hat and JBoss
WHITE PAPER: This Red Hat reference guide will show step by step how to properly deploy IBM® Lotus® Domino® on an Enterprise Linux server.
Posted: 18 May 2009 | Published: 15 May 2009

Red Hat and JBoss

IBM® Lotus® Domino® Server Performance on Red Hat® Enterprise Linux® 5
sponsored by Red Hat and JBoss
WHITE PAPER: This paper gives a brief introduction to the Lotus Domino performance benchmarking concepts and methodology. It will also outline the detailed procedures for running the Server Load Utility with the N8Mail Workload. Finally, it presents the performance results of Lotus Domino Server on Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) for simulated workloads.
Posted: 18 May 2009 | Published: 15 May 2009

Red Hat and JBoss
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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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