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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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Getting the Most Out of Open Source Infrastructures
sponsored by IBM
WEBCAST: Access this short video now to learn how Linux can be leveraged to create a more adaptable, agile and productive business by optimizing web, file and print serving, new emerging workloads like Hadoop and enabling dynamic languages.
Posted: 11 May 2015 | Premiered: Oct 2, 2014

IBM

Shellshock and Future Vulnerabilities — Buying Precious Time
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to explore how Shellsock works, how attackers are exploiting network vulnerabilities, and what to do about future vulnerabilities.  View now to learn more.
Posted: 11 May 2015 | Published: 01 Apr 2015

Dell, Inc.

Linux and the Storage Ecosystem: An Open Platform for Flexible Storage
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper now for an in-depth look at the power of Linux as an open platform for flexible storage.
Posted: 11 May 2015 | Published: 29 Mar 2011

IBM

The Internet of Things Runs on Linux
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Access this infographic to learn about the Linux-based technologies that surround us as part of the Internet of Things, including our cars, our phones, and the cloud.
Posted: 08 May 2015 | Published: 07 May 2015

IBM

A Potential Alternative to x86
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This white paper examines a worthy alternative to the x86 server platform that may be able to provide more performance per dollar, greater availability and scalability rates and improved scale-out scenarios while occupying even less space in your data center.
Posted: 05 May 2015 | Published: 05 May 2015

IBM

Complete overview of OpenText Connectivity 15 features and enhancements
sponsored by OpenText
WHITE PAPER: This informative guide outlines everything you need to know regarding Connectivity 15. Inside you'll discover new features, security enhancements, and six new products offered through Connectivity 15.
Posted: 24 Apr 2015 | Published: 24 Apr 2015

OpenText

OpenText NFS Client
sponsored by OpenText
PRODUCT OVERVIEW: Inside this informative resource, learn about a complete NFS and host access solution that allows Windows users to access file and printer resources residing on UNIX, Linux, and many other NFS-enabled devices.
Posted: 23 Apr 2015 | Published: 31 Mar 2015

OpenText

Why Co-Engineer OpenStack and Linux?
sponsored by Red Hat
WHITE PAPER: Access the following white paper to explore the drivers behind OpenStack adoption for private, public, and hybrid cloud solutions. Additionally, learn what it takes to make the most out of OpenStack, including why co-engineering Linux and OpenStack is essential for enterprise use.
Posted: 22 Apr 2015 | Published: 22 Apr 2015

Red Hat

Transform your computer into a fully functional X Window terminal
sponsored by OpenText
PRODUCT OVERVIEW: Access this informative resource to learn about a secure, high-performing X Windows server that connects Microsoft Windows desktops to high-end X Windows applications running on UNIX and Linux servers.
Posted: 22 Apr 2015 | Published: 22 Apr 2015

OpenText

Software designed to transfer Windows applications across any platform
sponsored by OpenText
PRODUCT OVERVIEW: This informative resource highlights a software development package that allows software developers to port existing X Windows applications from UNIX, Linux, or VMS systems to Microsoft Windows with minimum re-programming requirements.
Posted: 22 Apr 2015 | Published: 22 Apr 2015

OpenText

Doing More with Less: How Red Hat Enterprise Linux shrinks total cost of ownership (TCO) compared to Windows
sponsored by Red Hat
WHITE PAPER: Consult the following white paper to learn how you free up IT budgets and improve resource allocation by addressing the servers in which your systems are deployed. Read on now to uncover the TCO of running on Linux vs. that of Windows.
Posted: 03 Apr 2015 | Published: 03 Apr 2015

Red Hat

The Future of Unix: Hazy and Overcast, So Reach for your Umbrella and (Red) Hat
sponsored by Red Hat
RESOURCE: This informative resource highlights the future of UNIX and explores why Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) is the optimal choice when migrating from proprietary UNIX systems.
Posted: 02 Apr 2015 | Published: 31 Dec 2012

Red Hat

Linux Containers: Why They’re in Your Future and What Has to Happen First
sponsored by Cisco Systems, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to discover why Linux containers and virtual machines are optimized for different types of workloads, what needs to happen before enterprises and service providers will use Linux containers in production, and how Cisco and Red Hat are investing to make containers ready for production
Posted: 05 Mar 2015 | Published: 31 Dec 2014

Cisco Systems, Inc.

How to prepare for the Red Hat Certified System Administrator Exam
sponsored by Red Hat
DATA SHEET: This exclusive datasheet provides all the information candidates need to know when preparing to take the Red Hat Certified Administrator Exam. Find out how the performance-based format is designed to test your ability to accomplish tasks without assistance and what qualifications are needed for a passing score.
Posted: 28 Jan 2015 | Published: 30 May 2014

Red Hat

Prepare for the Red Hat Certified Engineer Exam with Red Hat courses
sponsored by Red Hat
DATA SHEET: Inside this brief course overview, explore how Red Hat has designed specific courses to help you prepare for the Red Hat Certified Engineer Exam.
Posted: 27 Jan 2015 | Published: 30 May 2014

Red Hat

Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 Training and Certification Paths
sponsored by Red Hat
BROCHURE: Inside this brief brochure, explore a chart that helps you find the Red Hat course best-suited for your current stage of Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 deployment. Examine each course description offered by Red Hat to help your organization become accustomed to Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.
Posted: 26 Jan 2015 | Published: 31 Jul 2014

Red Hat

OpenLMI Improves Management in Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 7
sponsored by Global Knowledge
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to learn about how OpenLMI offers significant gains in managing the wealth of available Linux tools.
Posted: 10 Nov 2014 | Published: 31 Oct 2014

Global Knowledge

PowerVM Virtualization Essentials
sponsored by Global Knowledge
WHITE PAPER: PowerVM is the virtualization environment for AIX, Linux, and IBM i running on the IBM POWER hardware platform. This white paper provides an overview of PowerVM concepts, architecture, terminology, and capabilities.
Posted: 10 Nov 2014 | Published: 10 Nov 2014

Global Knowledge

A remedy for IT complexity and sprawl: Standardization
sponsored by Red Hat
VIDEO: See how many good things happen when you standardize on open, flexible infrastructure solutions – especially with Red Hat.
Posted: 17 Oct 2014 | Premiered: 23 May 2014

Red Hat

A Clustered NFS to Increase Network Efficiency
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, discover a clustered NFS that integrates with Linux for ultimate efficiency.
Posted: 31 Mar 2015 | Published: 31 Dec 2012

IBM

Case Study: GHY International
sponsored by IBM
CASE STUDY: Read this case study to examine how a leading company leverages Linux-systems and virtualization to offer its variety of services to end users.
Posted: 23 Oct 2014 | Published: 30 Apr 2013

IBM

Kwik-Fit Europe B.V. drives business growth
sponsored by IBM
CASE STUDY: Read on to discover how a new Linux-based system is supporting growth of a company by enhancing the customer database performance.
Posted: 22 Oct 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2012

IBM

Case study: IT Informatik - Leveraging Linux on IBM Power
sponsored by IBM
CASE STUDY: This case study explores how one company utilizes a leading Linux server and how it is assisting in datacenter real estate. Learn about how the new system is creating operation efficiency and how multilayer deployments are being consolidated onto a single server.
Posted: 21 Oct 2014 | Published: 30 Apr 2013

IBM

How Linux on Power is controlling costs and working efficiently
sponsored by IBM
PRESENTATION: This infographic shows how a company upgraded to a leading Linux server. Learn how by upgrading to a new system, they were able to integrate platforms, automate processes and create a secure private cloud.
Posted: 20 Oct 2014 | Published: 30 Sep 2014

IBM

NCSU - IBM PowerLinux - Industry standard Linux systems, solutions tuned to the task
sponsored by IBM
WEBCAST: This video explores a leading solution delivering industry standard Linux systems services faster, with higher quality, and more economically than others. Learn how it combines a leading hardware, Linux software, and domain expertise of different industries resulting in higher quality operations that keep pace with modern business.
Posted: 20 Oct 2014 | Premiered: Apr 23, 2012

IBM
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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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