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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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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

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

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

Collaboration Without Boundaries: IBM Lotus Domino 8 and Open Collaboration Client Solution Powered by Red Hat Enterprise Linux
sponsored by Red Hat and JBoss
WHITE PAPER: The cost of downtime can be enormous, even catastrophic. IBM and Red Hat have a single, security-rich collaboration and messaging platform that makes it simple, easy, and affordable to improve organizational productivity and effectiveness.
Posted: 18 May 2009 | Published: 15 May 2009

Red Hat and JBoss

ISVs, "This One's for You"
sponsored by AppZero
WHITE PAPER: Virtual machines and virtual appliances have successfully transformed data center operations. AppZero Virtual Application Appliances extend that transformation to server applications- Linux, Unix, and Windows. This paper explains Instant POCs, simplified implementations, and a cloud friendly slide to the SaaS model.
Posted: 04 Mar 2009 | Published: 04 Mar 2009

AppZero

PCI DSS Compliance in the UNIX/Linux Datacenter Environment
sponsored by BeyondTrust Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Read this whitepaper to discover a solution that enables IT organizations to create a secure access control infrastructure through granular authorization and "delegation" of the UNIX/Linux root or super user password to users based on their role and duties in the organization.
Posted: 17 Feb 2009 | Published: 16 Feb 2009

BeyondTrust Corporation

Practical Open Source Data Integration Case Studies & Implementation Examples Volume 2
sponsored by Talend
WHITE PAPER: This document presents a few selected case studies, illustrating real-life implementations of open source data integration and its associated benefits.
Posted: 11 Feb 2009 | Published: 11 Feb 2009

Talend

Oracle Unbreakable Linux: An Overview
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This white paper reviews support programs that address common problems on three Linux architectures: x86, x86-64, and Linux Itanium. Learn how to execute bug fixes and lower the risk of applying patches.
Posted: 17 Dec 2008 | Published: 17 Dec 2008

Oracle Corporation

Oracle Unbreakable Linux: True Enterprise-Quality Linux Support
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Read this white paper for tips on selecting the best support approach for your IT shop's Linux platform. You'll learn about various options and the essential components of a successful support system.
Posted: 17 Dec 2008 | Published: 17 Dec 2008

Oracle Corporation

Converting Linux and Windows Physical and Virtual Machines to Oracle VM Virtual Machines
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This document describes the virtual machine conversion functions built into Oracle VM in Release 2.1.2, and how you can plan and execute the virtual machine conversions using Oracle VM.
Posted: 17 Dec 2008 | Published: 17 Dec 2008

Oracle Corporation

7 Things Every System Administrator Should Know about OpenSSH
sponsored by Global Knowledge
WHITE PAPER: This paper will focus on the OpenSSH implementation, which was initially developed as part of the OpenBSD project and is installed by default on most modern BSD and Linux-based operating systems, including Red Hat Enterprise Linux and Fedora.
Posted: 10 Dec 2008 | Published: 10 Dec 2008

Global Knowledge

True Enterprise-Quality Linux Support: Edison Group White Paper
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This white paper discovers how organization can increase operational efficiency while cutting costs with Oracle Unbreakable Linux, a support program that delivers enterprise-quality support for Linux at a lower cost.
Posted: 12 Nov 2008 | Published: 12 Nov 2008

Oracle Corporation

Oracle Database 11g: Real Application Testing & Manageability Overview
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Read this white paper to learn how the new Real Application Testing capabilities in the Oracle Database 11g allows database administrators to adapt to changes easily, lower their testing costs and reduce hardware and software investments.
Posted: 14 Oct 2008 | Published: 14 Oct 2008

Oracle Corporation
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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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