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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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Improve Your Web Infrastructure with Red Hat Enterprise Linux
sponsored by Red Hat
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper introduces an enterprise Linux platform that provides the web infrastructure needed to make the most of online business.
Posted: 22 Nov 2013 | Published: 22 Nov 2013

Red Hat

Extending your database infrastructure with Linux
sponsored by Red Hat
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper explains how you can introduce more flexible and cost-effective industry-standard hardware and operating environments using Linux.
Posted: 21 Nov 2013 | Published: 21 Nov 2013

Red Hat

Building a Bridge to the Next-Generation Datacenter
sponsored by Red Hat
WHITE PAPER: This paper provides a framework for evaluating the agility benefits, cost considerations, and risk factors addressed by deploying a standardized infrastructure and processes.
Posted: 21 Nov 2013 | Published: 21 Nov 2013

Red Hat

How to modernize your datacenter without ditching existing investments
sponsored by Red Hat
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper explains how Red Hat Enterprise Linux extends existing Windows infrastructure investments, allowing businesses to retain administrative and maintenance procedures.
Posted: 19 Nov 2013 | Published: 19 Nov 2013

Red Hat

Red Hat Enterprise Linux-The Original Cloud Operating System
sponsored by Red Hat
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper will help discover more about Linux and the benefits of running your IT environment on this OS.
Posted: 19 Nov 2013 | Published: 19 Nov 2013

Red Hat

The Role of Linux in Datacenter Modernization
sponsored by Red Hat
WHITE PAPER: This IDC whitepaper examines how today’s datacenters are adapting to and leveraging changing technologies and how Linux can act as an enabler for this evolution.
Posted: 24 Oct 2013 | Published: 01 Aug 2013

Red Hat

Linux Management with Red Hat Satellite: Measuring Business Impact and ROI
sponsored by Red Hat
WHITE PAPER: This study will help you understand and quantify the internal and external costs of performing particular administrative, operational and support functions and the impact on costs as a result of implementing Red Hat Satellite.
Posted: 04 Sep 2013 | Published: 04 Sep 2013

Red Hat

Red Hat Enterprise Linux vs. Microsoft Windows Server 2008. Who wins?
sponsored by Red Hat
WHITE PAPER: How does Red Hat Enterprise Linux stack up to the competition? This whitepaper offers an overview of Red Hat Enterprise Linux as compared to Microsoft Window Server 2008 in terms of scalability, operational costs, and more.
Posted: 30 Aug 2013 | Published: 30 Aug 2013

Red Hat

Enhance performance for enterprise database workloads
sponsored by Red Hat
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper will help you learn how you can create a solid foundation for a purpose-built database deployment that can allow you greater query deployment at lower costs. Read on to learn more.
Posted: 23 Aug 2013 | Published: 23 Aug 2013

Red Hat

SAP Deployments: Comparing PowerLinux vs. Windows
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Short Description:    This comprehensive report teaches what you really need to know when it comes to Linux versus Windows for SAP, examining reliability, throughput, and other key characteristics of operations.
Posted: 23 Jul 2013 | Published: 23 Jul 2013

IBM

KVM Security in the Cloud: A Choice That Matters
sponsored by Global Knowledge
WHITE PAPER: The resource overviews KVM security and its use in virtualized, multi-tenant cloud scenarios. Examine how open source virtualization leverages SE Linux and its tight integration with Linux kernel to provide a secure computing environment for both end-users and service providers.
Posted: 06 May 2013 | Published: 06 May 2013

Global Knowledge

Leveraging Virtualization for Operational Efficiency
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This white paper details the results of a study that show the benefits of running your data center on a Linux operating platform.
Posted: 14 Nov 2013 | Published: 14 Nov 2013

IBM

Integrating Red Hat Satellite into Existing Frameworks
sponsored by Red Hat
WHITE PAPER: Learn how Red Hat Network (RHN) Satellite can be used to manage Red Hat Enterprise Linux and integrated into existing management frameworks.
Posted: 26 Oct 2013 | Published: 25 Oct 2013

Red Hat

Data Sheet: What's New in Red Hat Satellite 5.6?
sponsored by Red Hat
WHITE PAPER: Discover the new Red Hat Satellite 5.6 capabilities and features that provide administrators with the means to efficiently manage their systems, lowering per-system deployment and management costs.
Posted: 24 Oct 2013 | Published: 24 Oct 2013

Red Hat

The IBM PowerLinux Advantage
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This white paper details the advantage of Linux servers over x86.
Posted: 23 Oct 2013 | Published: 23 Oct 2013

IBM

How Red Hat Delivers a Secure Enterprise Platform for Next-Generation DataCenters
sponsored by Red Hat
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper will introduce you to the key differentiators that set Red Hat Enterprise Linux apart in regards to security for next-generation datacenters. Read on to learn more.
Posted: 04 Sep 2013 | Published: 04 Sep 2013

Red Hat

Red Hat Enterprise Linux: The Original Cloud Operating System
sponsored by Red Hat
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper will help you understand how Linux, unlike competing OSes, is the natural fit for cloud computing.
Posted: 04 Sep 2013 | Published: 04 Sep 2013

Red Hat

Integrating Red Hat Enterprise Linux with Microsoft Windows in the Datacenter
sponsored by Red Hat
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper will help you discover how Red Hat Enterprise Linux helps today’s organizations meet heavy workload requirements and extend previous Windows infrastructure investments upon deployment.
Posted: 30 Aug 2013 | Published: 30 Aug 2013

Red Hat

IDC: Enterprise Linux Consolidation and Optimization on IBM System z
sponsored by IBM.
WHITE PAPER: To enable virtualization and cloud computing, companies must choose the right hardware for their Linux environments. This white paper follows the evolution of Linux and offers recommendations to help you select the right architecture to support virtual and cloud workloads.
Posted: 04 Jun 2013 | Published: 01 Apr 2012

IBM.

Solitaire Interglobal: Comparing Virtualization Methods for Business - Executive Summary
sponsored by IBM.
WHITE PAPER: Access this resource for a deep dive analysis of the business differentiators among x86, UNIX, and System z virtualization technologies to help you determine the right path for your data center.
Posted: 21 May 2013 | Published: 22 May 2012

IBM.

The Advantages of Virtualized Linux for Business-Critical Applications
sponsored by SUSE
WHITE PAPER: This expert paper explains how migrating from UNIX-based systems to Linux standard-based servers can simplify the virtualization of your critical applications, enabling improved performance, reliability and agility.
Posted: 18 Apr 2013 | Published: 18 Apr 2013

SUSE

Verizon Communications Red Hat Innovation Award Winner Optimized Systems
sponsored by Red Hat and HP
WHITE PAPER: Access this exclusive paper to discover how communication giant Verizon migrated to Linux and reduced costs, improved performance, increased scalability and improved energy conservation.
Posted: 10 Apr 2013 | Published: 10 Apr 2013

Red Hat and HP

SRI Ecuador Implements Red Hat Solutions: A Scalable , Reliable Platform to Provide Online Services to Taxpayers
sponsored by Red Hat and HP
WHITE PAPER: Access this informative case study to learn how Ecuador's tax management agency utilized a Linux solution to enable and promote internet-based tax return filing, reducing processing times and avoiding increased infrastructure complexity.
Posted: 10 Apr 2013 | Published: 10 Apr 2013

Red Hat and HP

Solihull Council Marks a Decade with Red Hat Open Source Technology , Saving over £1 Million
sponsored by Red Hat and HP
WHITE PAPER: In this informative paper, learn why a government industry has relied on the same Linux solution for the past ten years, using an open source model to simplify software and hardware implementations, reduce costs, and more.
Posted: 10 Apr 2013 | Published: 10 Apr 2013

Red Hat and HP

Red Hat Provides CEPSA with a Scalable, Standardized, High-Availability SAP Platform
sponsored by Red Hat and HP
WHITE PAPER: Access this exclusive study to learn how an energy company improved SAP platform response time, reduced infrastructure costs and built a standardized, scalable platform with high availability by switching to standard servers running on in a Linux environment.
Posted: 10 Apr 2013 | Published: 10 Apr 2013

Red Hat and HP
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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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