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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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Red Hat Enterprise Linux has Best Total Cost of Ownership on Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization
sponsored by Red Hat.
WHITE PAPER: A virtualization platform can be very expensive. It's important to consider all costs included in the virtualization process  to ensure a successful virtual environment. Read on to discover how the combination of two Red Hat operating systems will lower your total cost of ownership and increase your infrastructure value
Posted: 19 May 2011 | Published: 19 May 2011

Red Hat.

Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization for Servers: Overview
sponsored by Red Hat and JBoss
WHITE PAPER: When choosing a virtualization platform, organizations should consider both initial acquisition costs as well as ongoing maintenance and support expenses. This brief white paper discusses the uses, costs, and benefits of an effective virtualization solution and compares its core components to other options in the market.
Posted: 18 May 2011 | Published: 18 May 2011

Red Hat and JBoss

Leverage your Oracle 11g skills to learn DB2 9.7 for Linux, UNIX and Windows
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Learn how your existing professional database knowledge makes it easy for you to learn IBM DB2 9.7 for Linux, UNIX and Windows.
Posted: 17 May 2011 | Published: 17 May 2011

IBM

Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 on Next-Generation Servers
sponsored by Dell, Inc., Intel and Red Hat
WHITE PAPER: This white paper examines the defining reliability, availability, and serviceability characteristics of Red Hat Enterprise Linux. Learn how they enable the addition and removal of physical and logical devices while improving system availability and increasing capacity.
Posted: 27 Apr 2011 | Published: 26 Apr 2011

Dell, Inc., Intel and Red Hat

Red Hat Cloud Foundations, HP Edition: Private IaaS Clouds
sponsored by Red Hat and HP
WHITE PAPER: Cloud computing promises a dynamic new vision for IT - with servers, applications, storage and networksinstantly available and ready to expand or contract to meet the demands of the moment.
Posted: 11 Apr 2011 | Published: 11 Apr 2011

Red Hat and HP

Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 Scalability
sponsored by DLT Solutions.
WHITE PAPER: Scalability is one of the areas of focus in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6. The importance of scalability is driven by the convergence of several factors, which have combined to create a strong customer demand for a high performance, production ready Linux infrastructure. Read this paper to learn more about scalability and Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.
Posted: 10 Mar 2011 | Published: 10 Mar 2011

DLT Solutions.

Comparing HP-UX 11i v3 and Linux for Hosting Critical Workloads
sponsored by HP & Intel®
WHITE PAPER: This white paper presents a technical comparison of HP-UX 11i v3, Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 (RHEL 5), and SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 (SLES 11) operating systems, focusing on their functional capabilities in terms of scalability, virtualization, reliability, and security.
Posted: 16 Feb 2011 | Published: 16 Feb 2011

HP & Intel®

Choosing the Right Active Directory Bridge Solution
sponsored by Dell Software
WHITE PAPER: This Quest Software white paper helps you understand the questions to ask when choosing the best Active Directory solution for your company. Don’t waste any more time and money with systems that don’t play well together! Read this Quest white paper today.
Posted: 14 Feb 2011 | Published: 11 Feb 2011

Dell Software

Make the Move from UNIX to Linux: Now is the Time
sponsored by HP Novell
WHITE PAPER: Today’s IT professionals are making strategic investments in Linux, preferring its open architecture and low cost to the proprietary and expensive UNIX platform. Migrating to Linux offers several opportunities for optimizing your data center and controlling costs. Read this white paper to learn more about the many benefits of migrating to Linux.
Posted: 10 Jan 2011 | Published: 10 Jan 2011

HP Novell

Choosing Linux as a Strategic Platform
sponsored by Symantec Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This Technology Spotlight discusses the growth of Linux as a strategic platform for enterprises as well as the evolving uses of Linux and its benefits. The paper also looks at the role of Symantec in this important market.
Posted: 27 Dec 2010 | Published: 27 Dec 2010

Symantec Corporation

Harmonizing the Twin Trends of Open Source and Virtualization: How Kernel Based Virtual Machine (KVM) Drives Enterprise Business Value
sponsored by Red Hat & IBM
WHITE PAPER: In the 1960s, computers housed in data centers were few in number and this resource was very expensive. As a result utilization of those compute resources was kept very high. In order to optimize the utilization of those...
Posted: 22 Nov 2010 | Published: 22 Nov 2010

Red Hat & IBM

KVM - Kernel Based Virtual Machine
sponsored by Red Hat & IBM
WHITE PAPER: The x86 architecture has proven to be the dominate platform in enterprise computing, moving from its humble beginnings in desktop systems to now, powering the large enterprise applications that run businesses across the globe.
Posted: 22 Nov 2010 | Published: 22 Nov 2010

Red Hat & IBM

Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization For Servers: Overview
sponsored by Red Hat and JBoss
WHITE PAPER: Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization features a unique and revolutionary virtualization technology called KVM (Kernelbased Virtual Machine) that converts the Red Hat Enterprise Linux kernel into a virtualization platform.
Posted: 22 Nov 2010 | Published: 22 Nov 2010

Red Hat and JBoss

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
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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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