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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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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

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

Mainframe Performance Management: A New Twist
sponsored by CA Technologies.
WHITE PAPER: Read this white paper featuring mainframe expert Wayne Kernochan to gain insight on insight on performance management software - specifically as it relates to the mainframe - and on why this technology is more important now than ever before.
Posted: 06 Oct 2008 | Published: 03 Oct 2008

CA Technologies.

Value Proposition for IBM Power Systems as Database Server in Midsize Companies - Cost Comparisons for Linux
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This ITG report shows the advantages of the IBM Power platform for Linux database serving in mid-sized companies. It will discuss the use of IBM Power servers for core database serving and give a number of reasons to consider the Power platform.
Posted: 11 Sep 2008 | Published: 11 Sep 2008

IBM

Audit Tracking & SOX Compliance
sponsored by RevSoft
WHITE PAPER: Read this whitepaper to learn how using Audit Tracking will give you greater SOX compliance. Rev Scheduler has built in audit facility and which allows for greater SOX compliance as all job definitions are audited and tracked.
Posted: 10 Sep 2008 | Published: 09 Sep 2008

RevSoft

Sunny Days with Cloud Computing
sponsored by Stoneware, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper discusses "Cloud Computing" which is a new catch phrase or buzzword for an approach to simplifying an organization's IT environment through the use of virtualization and web technologies.
Posted: 30 Jul 2008 | Published: 16 May 2008

Stoneware, Inc.

Keeping It Simple: How to Protect Growing VMware Environments
sponsored by BakBone
WHITE PAPER: VMware has evolved to meet the needs of its growing customer base and has built an excellent foundation for data protection. It's Designed to work in conjunction with third-party backup software applications.
Posted: 16 Jul 2008 | Published: 01 Jul 2008

BakBone

The Oracle Database Administrator of Tomorrow: The Impact of New Technologies
sponsored by Dell Software
WHITE PAPER: As new technologies become more widely adopted, your role as a database administrator (DBA) will change. This paper outlines the common challenges you face, the critical tasks you perform, and examines the trends will impact your role as a DBA.
Posted: 23 Jun 2008 | Published: 23 Jun 2008

Dell Software

Unix, Linux Uptime and Reliability Increase; Patch Management Woes Plague Windows
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Use this report, the Yankee Group's Global Server Operating System Reliability Survey, to make an informed choice on which servers best fit your needs.
Posted: 17 Jun 2008 | Published: 01 Jan 2008

IBM

6 Myths about Open Source
sponsored by Ingres
WHITE PAPER: There has long been concern that open source is a niche IT option, unable to support mission-critical applications, and that any update to the code is unregulated. This white paper challenges these concerns.
Posted: 03 Mar 2008 | Published: 01 Jan 2007

Ingres

Adaptable System Recovery (ASR) for Linux: How to Restore Backups onto Hardware That May Not Be Identical to the Original System
sponsored by Storix Software
WHITE PAPER: This paper will introduce the concept of Adaptable System Recovery (ASR) that makes it possible to easily adapt a system backup to fit new hardware by enabling a means for reconfiguring drivers.
Posted: 25 Feb 2008 | Published: 25 Feb 2008

Storix Software

Centralized management for UNIX, Linux, Web and database platforms with Active Directory
sponsored by Centrify Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Enable UNIX and Linux server workstations to participate seamlessly in an Active Directory domain, establishing Directory as the single point of administration and security policy enforcement. Also, learn how to eliminate security exposures to...
Posted: 10 Dec 2007 | Published: 01 Nov 2007

Centrify Corporation

HP Integrity BL860c Server Blade Manageability Solutions
sponsored by OnX USA LLC
WHITE PAPER: The HP Integrity BL860c Server Blade is an Integrity blade server for the HP BladeSystem c-Class enclosure. This white paper details system management solutions for the BL860c.
Posted: 30 Oct 2007 | Published: 01 Oct 2007

OnX USA LLC

SUSE® Linux Enterprise Desktop: Decreasing Your Total Cost of Ownership
sponsored by Novell, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Read this white paper to learn about SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop and find out how it stacks up against Windows Vista.
Posted: 19 Sep 2007 | Published: 01 Apr 2007

Novell, Inc.

Dynamic IT: Expand Your Capabilities with Open Source
sponsored by Red Hat and JBoss
WHITE PAPER: Open source software has developed dramatically over the past few years. View this white paper to learn how open source is essential for a successful IT department.
Posted: 18 Sep 2007 | Published: 01 Jan 2007

Red Hat and JBoss

Open Source and Virtualization: Twin Trends to Drive Customer Value
sponsored by Red Hat and JBoss
WHITE PAPER: Virtualization is one of the hottest topics in IT. This white paper provides an introduction to virtualization and explores the relationship between virtualization and open source and its effect on user control and efficiency.
Posted: 18 Sep 2007 | Published: 01 May 2007

Red Hat and JBoss

Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 General Overview
sponsored by Red Hat and JBoss
WHITE PAPER: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 was released in early 2007. Learn about its enhanced level of capabilities and new levels of performance, scalability and security.
Posted: 18 Sep 2007 | Published: 01 Feb 2007

Red Hat and JBoss

Extending Xen with IntelĀ® Virtualization Technology
sponsored by Intel Corporation
WHITE PAPER: For Linux servers, Xen acts as the virtual machine monitor which can offer support to unmodified and paravirtualized guest operating systems. Read this white paper to get a better understanding of Xen and recent changes that enhance virtual perform...
Posted: 18 Jun 2007 | Published: 10 Aug 2006

Intel Corporation

Best Practices for Developing and Optimizing Threaded Applications
sponsored by Intel Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Threading continues to be a challenge for many organizations today. This white paper presents a methodology that has been used to successfully thread many applications and discusses tools can assist in developing multi-threaded applications.
Posted: 18 Jun 2007 | Published: 06 Jun 2007

Intel Corporation

Deploying Oracle® Application Server 10g on Dell PowerEdge™ Servers with Linux
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Step-by-step deployment guide for installing Oracle Application Server 10g on the Red Hat Linux Operating System with Dell PowerEdge Servers and Dell/EMC storage.
Posted: 09 Mar 2007 | Published: 01 Jan 2007

Dell, Inc.

Harness the Power of Virtualization for Server Consolidation
sponsored by Novell, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Server virtualization reduces server sprawl and maximizes workloads while decreasing hardware costs and increasing resource efficiency.
Posted: 26 Feb 2007 | Published: 26 Feb 2007

Novell, Inc.

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10
sponsored by Novell, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Learn how SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 and Xen virtualization technology enable your data center managers to treat all the hardware and software in the data center as a pool of interchangeable resource components.
Posted: 26 Feb 2007 | Published: 26 Feb 2007

Novell, Inc.

Novell and Microsoft: Building Bridges
sponsored by Novell, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Novell and Microsoft are bridging the worlds of proprietary and open source technology, and have built this bridge based on a foundation of mutual respect for intellectual property.
Posted: 26 Feb 2007 | Published: 26 Feb 2007

Novell, Inc.
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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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