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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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Taking a Proactive Approach to Linux Server Patch Management
sponsored by SearchDataCenter.com
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, discover how to take a proactive approach to Linux server patch management. Learn more about overcoming common challenges for Linux server patch management, what to patch and when, patch management in the cloud and more.
Posted: 18 Dec 2012 | Published: 18 Dec 2012

SearchDataCenter.com

Unix-to-Linux Migrations Handbook
sponsored by SearchDataCenter.com
WHITE PAPER: This IT handbook provides expert tips on ensuring a successful Unix-to-Linux migration. Discover common mistakes to avoid and review the advantages Linux can offer.
Posted: 05 Jul 2012 | Published: 05 Jul 2012

SearchDataCenter.com

Why Linux Virtualization is Ready for Prime Time
sponsored by Red Hat and HP
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to discover the benefits of virtualizing Linux workloads. This resource examines the historical concerns about Linux virtualization and outlines how enterprises can safely make this transition.
Posted: 20 Sep 2012 | Published: 20 Sep 2012

Red Hat and HP

MongoDB on Red Hat Enterprise Linux
sponsored by MongoDB, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Check out this paper and discover how to deploy MongoDB onto Red Hat Enterprise 6.2. In addition to a step-by-step process for deployment, you'll also learn how to take advantage of features of the underlying system, several deployment scenarios for high performance database read and writes, and gain an in-depth look at MongoDB.
Posted: 27 Aug 2012 | Published: 01 May 2012

MongoDB, Inc.

Migrating from VMware to Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization
sponsored by DLT Solutions Red Hat
WHITE PAPER: Implementing more than one virtualization platform can be a smart move for organizations seeking to maximize virtualization returns and lower TCO. This essential resource reveals the top reasons why businesses should consider migrating from VMware to an open source virtualization platform, and offers tips for how to accomplish the V2V migration.
Posted: 30 Jul 2012 | Published: 30 Jul 2012

DLT Solutions Red Hat

Migrating from UNIX*/RISC* to Red Hat Enterprise Linux®on Intel® processor-based Servers
sponsored by Red Hat and HP
WHITE PAPER: This white paper provides high-level guidelines for assessing cost and complexity of a Linux migration and provides tips for planning a smooth, successful and strategic transition. Discover how your organization can add value to its IT infrastructure with the use of open source software.
Posted: 18 Jul 2012 | Published: 31 Dec 2009

Red Hat and HP

Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization and HP ProLiant servers
sponsored by Red Hat and HP
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to discover how Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization (RHEV) on HP ProLiant servers can offer performance scalability and security at a lower cost than proprietary virtualization solutions.
Posted: 18 Jul 2012 | Published: 18 Jul 2012

Red Hat and HP

Deployment Framework Best Practices
sponsored by Red Hat and HP
WHITE PAPER: This white paper examines various Linux configuration and deployment options. Discover key installation considerations to take into account and obtain best practices to help you execute your implementation with ease.
Posted: 18 Jul 2012 | Published: 01 Mar 2012

Red Hat and HP

High Availability Add-On for Red Hat Enterprise Linux on HP ProLiant Servers
sponsored by Red Hat and HP
WHITE PAPER: This white paper describes a Linux architecture designed to help companies maximize availability. Learn more about the technical components of this configuration and how you can ensure that it is successfully implemented.
Posted: 18 Jul 2012 | Published: 01 Mar 2012

Red Hat and HP

Linux Management with Red Hat Network Satellite Server : Measuring Business Impact and ROI
sponsored by Red Hat and HP
WHITE PAPER: Read this white paper to learn about a new network satellite server that can help you simplify and improve Linux management while reducing costs.
Posted: 18 Jul 2012 | Published: 18 Jul 2012

Red Hat and HP

Linux Best Management Practices
sponsored by Red Hat and HP
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to learn about the newest HP ProLiant Gen8 Agentless Management system, which provides customers with core management functions for internal systems components, including health monitoring and alerting.
Posted: 16 Jul 2012 | Published: 16 Jul 2012

Red Hat and HP

DreamWorks Animation Utilizes the Red Hat Portfolio to Build a Private Cloud
sponsored by Red Hat and HP
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to discover how one leading animation studio uses Linux to enable rapid and cost-efficient scalability of computing and resources for high-performance compute (HPC) workloads. Learn how your organization can reduce your data center footprint and enhance reliability by using this Linux platform.
Posted: 16 Jul 2012 | Published: 16 Jul 2012

Red Hat and HP

Migrate your Legacy IBM Database Environment to the latest Oracle Technologies
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Even the most effective servers will eventually have to be replaced once they reach the end of their lifecycles. This white paper explores key factors to consider when evaluating new servers for your business and offers exclusive advice for executing a seamless Linux migration.
Posted: 27 Jun 2012 | Published: 25 Jun 2012

Oracle Corporation

Fabbrica Automatismi Apertura Cancelli Story
sponsored by SUSE
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to learn how one company migrated from its legacy IBM i platform to Linux which reduced costs, improved performance and simplified system management processes. Discover how your organization can achieve similar benefits as well as improve response time and reduce workloads.
Posted: 19 Jun 2012 | Published: 19 Jun 2012

SUSE

Endress + Hauser Success Story
sponsored by SUSE
WHITE PAPER: This white paper outlines how one organization successfully migrated to Linux and consolidated 14 physical servers to a single IBM System z mainframe. Inside, discover how your business can consolidate physical servers and realize other valuable benefits like rapid provisioning and easy management of virtualized Linux environments.
Posted: 19 Jun 2012 | Published: 19 Jun 2012

SUSE

Improve Data Center Efficiency with Enterprise Linux Servers
sponsored by SUSE
WHITE PAPER: IT budgets are not expected to recover anytime soon, so companies need to adjust to the reality of using fewer resources to deliver business services. This white paper explains how you can accomplish this seemingly impossible objective by running your critical workloads on Linux.
Posted: 19 Jun 2012 | Published: 01 Mar 2012

SUSE

Virtualizing Enterprise SAP Software Deployments
sponsored by SUSE
WHITE PAPER: Because SAP systems are critical to business operations, companies must ensure that they remain consistently available. This white paper explains how you can leverage virtualization to consolidate SAP servers without compromising the reliability of these crucial applications.
Posted: 18 Jun 2012 | Published: 01 Jun 2011

SUSE

IDC link software appliances ease cloud application deployment
sponsored by SUSE
WHITE PAPER: Like most new technology, cloud computing does not come without a certain level of complexity. This white paper evaluates the key drivers for cloud computing and explains how certain software appliances can simplify cloud implementation and accelerate your initiative.
Posted: 13 Jun 2012 | Published: 01 Jan 2012

SUSE

High Availability on SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications
sponsored by SUSE
WHITE PAPER: This white paper examines various high availability scenarios for running SAP on SUSE Linux. Determine which one is right for your enterprise and obtain detailed advice for properly enabling it.
Posted: 13 Jun 2012 | Published: 01 Dec 2011

SUSE

Transforming the elephant in the room - Mainframe: the time for changing the present is now
sponsored by Micro Focus
WHITE PAPER: This white paper presents mainframe solutions that can exploit the power and low cost of modern servers to speed up the entire mainframe application development and delivery process. This system allows your organization to lower operating costs and reduce risk while deploying application workloads on a more agile platform.
Posted: 13 Jun 2012 | Published: 13 Jun 2012

Micro Focus

SAP on SUSE Linux Enterprise Simple Stack
sponsored by SUSE
WHITE PAPER: Because organizations depend on SAP applications to plan for the future, points of failure can have serious, long-term implications. This white paper offers detailed guidance to help you build and maintain a highly available SAP architecture based on the successful integration of SUSE Linux and x86-64 hardware.
Posted: 12 Jun 2012 | Published: 20 Dec 2011

SUSE

Endress+Hauser maximizes availability and resiliency with Linux on System z
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Because downtime can have serious implications, it is critical that companies have an effective disaster recovery (DR) strategy in place. This case study compares several DR architectures and discusses how one organisation successfully navigated the selection process.
Posted: 11 Jun 2012 | Published: 01 Jun 2011

IBM

SUSE Linux Enterprise for Server Data Sheet
sponsored by SUSE
WHITE PAPER: This white paper presents a high-performance Linux server that cost-effectively delivers critical business services. Learn how your organization can achieve benefits like lower server infrastructure software costs, faster updating and more.
Posted: 07 Jun 2012 | Published: 07 Jun 2012

SUSE

SUSE Linux Enterprise Point of Service Data Sheet
sponsored by SUSE
WHITE PAPER: This white paper outlines an enterprise-class Linux operating system that increases the flexibility and reliability of your IT environment. Inside, discover the top benefits of this system that is tailored specifically to meet your needs.
Posted: 07 Jun 2012 | Published: 07 Jun 2012

SUSE

Agility, Security, Efficiency: How Enterprises Can Transform Their Businesses in the Cloud
sponsored by SUSE
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to discover an effective way to transition to the cloud with the use of custom-configured applications. Read on now to discover the ultra-flexible form factor of these applications can help provide benefits like cost containment, simple deployment, better security and more.
Posted: 06 Jun 2012 | Published: 31 Dec 2011

SUSE
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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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