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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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RHEL 7 Application Compatibility
sponsored by Red Hat
WHITE PAPER: This document describes the recommended uses of the system application programming (API) and binary interfaces (ABI) that are intended to provide compatibility across Red Hat Enterprise Linux releases.
Posted: 03 Jul 2014 | Published: 03 Jul 2014

Red Hat

Quantifying the Business Benefits of Red Hat Enterprise Linux Solutions
sponsored by Red Hat
WHITE PAPER: The Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) operating environment, which is based on the Linux open source kernel, has become widely deployed by medium-sized and large businesses, by enterprises in their datacenters, and in private and public cloud infrastructures. Want to learn why? Read this whitepaper to find out.
Posted: 02 Jul 2014 | Published: 12 Jun 2014

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Red Hat Enterprise Linux Desktop Datasheet
sponsored by Red Hat
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper will help you learn how Red Hat Enterprise Linux provides a cost-effective alternative to proprietary operating systems, making it extremely attractive to those businesses that don't have a bigbudget but still want reliable, secure desktop for their users.
Posted: 02 Jul 2014 | Published: 02 Jul 2014

Red Hat

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server Datasheet
sponsored by Red Hat
WHITE PAPER: In this whitepaper, you'll discover how Red Hat® Enterprise Linux® delivers these capabilities, which is why 90% of Fortune 500 companies trust Red Hat for their critical business applications.
Posted: 02 Jul 2014 | Published: 02 Jul 2014

Red Hat

Containers Tech Brief
sponsored by Red Hat
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper shows you how packaging applications with Linux containers addresses these problems related to application testing and provides an easier and faster application deployment model.
Posted: 02 Jul 2014 | Published: 02 Jul 2014

Red Hat

Identity Management Tech Brief
sponsored by Red Hat
WHITE PAPER: Read this whitepaper to learn more about domain controllers with Linux for better identity and access management.
Posted: 01 Jul 2014 | Published: 01 Jul 2014

Red Hat

Red Hat Enterprise Linux System Management with Systems
sponsored by Red Hat
WHITE PAPER: Learn about Red Hat’s systemd and the modern approach it takes to bringing up user space.
Posted: 30 Jun 2014 | Published: 30 Jun 2014

Red Hat

Analyze Your Options for Private Cloud Deployment
sponsored by Red Hat
WHITE PAPER: The goal of this paper is to help organizations evaluating OpenStack understand the likely costs and benefits of deciding between two approaches to open source private clouds.
Posted: 26 Jun 2014 | Published: 31 Jan 2014

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Cloud Infrastructure for the Real World
sponsored by Red Hat
WHITE PAPER: Cloud adoption is an evolutionary process that has been leading to hybrid clouds—specifically, open hybrid clouds that provide for portability of applications and data. This new model means avoiding new points of proprietary lock-in and new silos, and breaking from proprietary software and hardware.
Posted: 20 Jun 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

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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

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?
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

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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

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

Running Mission-Critical Workloads: Enterprise Linux* x86 Servers
sponsored by Intel
WHITE PAPER: Explore this resource to learn why it make sense now to move away from Unix-based hardware and migrate your mission-critical workloads to Linux-based x86 servers. Read on about how you can start the migration process, and learn about a server solution geared towards getting your mission-critical operations back up and running.
Posted: 01 Jul 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

Intel

What can Linux do for your Web UI and Customer Service?
sponsored by Red Hat
WHITE PAPER: In this IDC ROI analysis case study, you’ll discover how Flybe, Europe’s largest regional airline, manages to keep the infrastructure that front ends the company's business-critical Web presence running smoothly and consistently.
Posted: 27 Jun 2014 | Published: 30 May 2014

Red Hat

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

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

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
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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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