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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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Memory corruption attacks
sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com
ESSENTIAL GUIDE: This article in our Royal Holloway Security Series argues that the lack of diversity in software and operating systems has left a large number of computers vulnerable to memory program attacks.
Posted: 22 Jul 2014 | Published: 22 Jul 2014

ComputerWeekly.com

Big Data Analytics Solutions on IBM Power Systems
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Find out why so many businesses are deploying Linux-based IT infrastructures to meet big data challenges, and how big data analytics solutions are giving companies new insights with scalable, powerful offerings.
Posted: 22 Jul 2014 | Published: 30 Apr 2014

IBM

Modernize Your Infrastructure with Red Hat
sponsored by Red Hat
WEBCAST: Watch this webinar to learn how Red Hat can help modernize your datacenter infrastructure to meet new challenges, improve efficiency so your staff can focus on new projects and reduce operational expenses and improve your bottom line.
Posted: 11 Jul 2014 | Premiered: Jul 11, 2014

Red Hat

What's New in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7
sponsored by Insight and Red Hat
DATA SHEET: Read on to learn about the new features in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 that provide architects, system administrators, and developers with the resources necessary to innovate and manage more efficiently.
Posted: 10 Jul 2014 | Published: 10 Jul 2014

Insight and Red Hat

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Feature Brief
sponsored by Insight and Red Hat
RESOURCE: This technology brief explains how Red Hat Enterprise Linux® 7 beta implements Linux containers using core technologies like control groups (cgroups) for resource management, namespaces for process isolation, and Security-Enhanced Linux (SELinux) for security.
Posted: 09 Jul 2014 | Published: 09 Jul 2014

TOPICS:  Linux
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Technology Overview: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7
sponsored by Red Hat
WHITE PAPER: IT architects, system administrators, and developers all want to increase innovation while managing the data center more efficiently. Red Hat promises to deliver on these goals with the new Enterprise Linux 7. In this in-depth technology overview, find out what's new in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7
Posted: 09 Jul 2014 | Published: 31 May 2014

Red Hat

What's New in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7
sponsored by Red Hat
DATA SHEET: This data sheet details the latest release of Red Hat's Enterprise Linux, a Linux distribution that integrates seamlessly with your existing IT infrastructure, interoperating with Microsoft and VMware environments.
Posted: 09 Jul 2014 | Published: 30 Jun 2014

Red Hat

Dual Platform Strategies for the Modern Data Center
sponsored by Red Hat
WHITE PAPER: View this white paper for an overview of a Linux distribution that complements your existing Microsoft operating environment while also providing a scalable framework for virtualization and cloud computing.
Posted: 09 Jul 2014 | Published: 31 Mar 2014

Red Hat

Integrating RHEL with Windows in the Datacenter
sponsored by Red Hat
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper reviews the advantages of Red Hat Enterprise Linux for new business workloads, and explains how the platform can be easily integrated into existing Windows environments.
Posted: 08 Jul 2014 | Published: 08 Jul 2014

Red Hat

Delivering a Secure Foundation for the Cloud with RHEL
sponsored by Red Hat
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper shows you how enterprises and cloud service providers can help resolve related security concerns by using Red Hat Enterprise Linux® as the guest operating system for their cloud workloads and as the underlying platform for their cloud infrastructure.
Posted: 08 Jul 2014 | Published: 08 Jul 2014

Red Hat

Redefining the Enterprise OS
sponsored by Insight and Red Hat
RESOURCE: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 redefines the enterprise operating system and how applications interact with it to speed application delivery across physical, virtual and cloud environments. Check out this infographic to find out how.
Posted: 03 Jul 2014 | Published: 03 Jul 2014

Insight and Red Hat

Maintain Less. Create More.
sponsored by Red Hat
WHITE PAPER: Spend less on maintenance and spend more time creating with Red Hat Enterprise Linux. Read on to learn how Red Hat can help you lower operating costs by up to 34%.
Posted: 03 Jul 2014 | Published: 03 Jul 2014

Red Hat

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

Red Hat

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

It's Time to Move I.T. Forward
sponsored by Red Hat
RESOURCE: Find out how Red Hat can help you remove all the boundaries that are currently holding your datacenter back.
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

Flying High on the Use of Red Hat Enterprise Linux
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

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

Red Hat

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

It's Just Ops -- DevOps for Windows and Linux
sponsored by OpenMake Software
WHITE PAPER: This informative white paper provides an overview of DevOps history and delves in to how operational procedures need to change for Windows and Linux developers to achieve DevOps success. Learn how to get started by assessing your current production process according to five core factors.
Posted: 29 May 2014 | Published: 29 May 2014

OpenMake Software

How Controlling Access to Privileged Accounts Can Keep Insider Threat from Hurting Your Bottom Line
sponsored by BeyondTrust Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Access control is a necessity. Read this paper to identify a line of identity and access solutions that address these problems inside the perimeter and, ultimately, your enterprise's bottom line and reputation.
Posted: 24 Jul 2014 | Published: 16 Feb 2009

BeyondTrust Corporation
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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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