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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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Class: Implement a cloud computing environment using Red Hat Enterprise Linux OpenStack Platform
sponsored by Red Hat
WHITE PAPER: This course teaches system administrators and those responsible for managing a cloud how to implement a cloud computing environment using Red Hat® Enterprise Linux® OpenStack® Platform, including installation, configuration, and maintenance.
Posted: 20 May 2014 | Published: 20 May 2014

Red Hat

Red Hat Joins the OpenStack Community in Developing an Open Source, Private Cloud Platform
sponsored by Red Hat
WHITE PAPER: Access this whitepaper to learn more about the private cloud, what it can do for your business, and how you can get there with OpenStack, an open-source cloud platform.
Posted: 20 May 2014 | Published: 20 May 2014

Red Hat

Red Hat Enterprise Linux OpenStack Platform - A Cost-effective Private Cloud for your Business
sponsored by Red Hat
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper will help you learn more about private cloud solutions and examines the Red Hat Enterprise Linux OpenStack Platform as a cost-effective, open-source cloud solution for your business.
Posted: 20 May 2014 | Published: 20 May 2014

Red Hat

Installing Red Hat Enterprise Linux OpenStack Platform
sponsored by Red Hat
WHITE PAPER: In this course excerpt, you’ll find a guide to the basic architecture of Red Hat Enterprise Linux OpenStack Platform and the step-by-step process to install it.
Posted: 20 May 2014 | Published: 20 May 2014

Red Hat

OpenStack Hype vs. Reality
sponsored by Red Hat
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper examines the results of an IDG Quick Poll of CIOs regarding their stance on OpenStack deployment, highlighting the ways in which these companies plan to use this technology and the top barriers to OpenStack deployment.
Posted: 20 May 2014 | Published: 20 May 2014

Red Hat

Which operating system is right for your business needs? Find out here
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 confidently with Linux
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

Better Performance, Lower Costs: The Advantages of IBM PowerLinux 7R2 with PowerVM
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Download this whitepaper 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

Analyst Paper: Linux and Virtualization Bring 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

Cloud Infrastructure for The Real World
sponsored by Red Hat
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper discusses this new model in detail and how Red Hat Cloud Infrastructure makes a smooth transition to newer, cloud-style workloads possible.
Posted: 20 May 2014 | Published: 20 May 2014

Red Hat

How Red Hat Brings OpenStack into the Enterprise
sponsored by Red Hat
WHITE PAPER: Read on to learn how a cloud infrastructure platform and a cloud management platform like Red Hat CloudForms creates a powerful combination for an IaaS cloud.
Posted: 20 May 2014 | Published: 20 May 2014

Red Hat

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

How to implement virtualization on a budget
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

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

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

POSCO ICT builds agile IT Infrastructure with Red Hat Solutions on Intel XEON Severs
sponsored by Red Hat and Intel
WHITE PAPER: In this case study, you’ll discover how one IT service provider was able to replace its complex IT infrastructure with Red Hat Enterprise Linux and Intel Xeon processor-based servers.
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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