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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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The Impact of Placing IBM’s Integrated Facility for Linux on IBM Power Systems
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This exclusive whitepaper explores IBM's Integrated Facility for Linux (IFL) that integrates IBM processors with memory and virtualization facilities to create an efficient and dedicated Linux engine.
Posted: 05 Dec 2014 | Published: 09 Jan 2014

IBM

GHY International: Linux, Key Workloads, Density & Efficiency with IBM Power Systems
sponsored by IBM
CASE STUDY: This case study explores how one organization shifted its Linux based applications to a virtualized environment.
Posted: 02 Dec 2014 | Published: 03 Dec 2013

IBM

The IBM Power Scale-out Advantage
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This paper examines the cost and architectural strengths of IBM's latest POWER8-based scale-out solutions against the leading Intel Xeon Ivy Bridge competitive platforms for open source and other Linux-based workloads.
Posted: 26 Nov 2014 | Published: 26 Nov 2014

IBM

Are You Fully Prepared for Shellshock?
sponsored by Dell Software
WEBCAST: Join this webinar for technical insight into Shellshock, and learn what you can do to protect networks and Linux-based devices from attacks.
Posted: 25 Nov 2014 | Premiered: Nov 25, 2014

Dell Software

Price, performance and enterprise features for direct-attached storage database application
sponsored by Dell, Inc. and SanDisk®
PODCAST: Join Dell and SanDisk and go "under the hood" to learn how SanDisk DAS Cache on new Dell PowerEdge Servers can deliver an incredible combination of price, performance and enterprise features for your direct-attached storage database applications.
Posted: 14 Nov 2014 | Premiered: Nov 7, 2014

Dell, Inc. and SanDisk®

Experience a Next-Gen Server Performance Advantage with SanDisk Cache and Dell PowerEdge
sponsored by Dell, Inc. and SanDisk®
TRANSCRIPT: SanDisk DAS Cache is a server-level caching solution for direct attached storage (DAS), which accelerates application performance. Brought to you by Dell, and using next-generation and R920 Dell PowerEdge™ servers, this solution can enable substantial performance increases for workloads such as OLTP, OLAP, HPC, and Business Analytics.
Posted: 14 Nov 2014 | Published: 14 Nov 2014

Dell, Inc. and SanDisk®

Better Performance, Lower Costs: The Advantages of IBM PowerLinux 7R2 with PowerVM
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to explore various virtualized architectures and platform for Linux servers. Find out how each server compared on performance levels and a TCO/TCA analysis.
Posted: 03 Nov 2014 | Published: 31 May 2013

IBM

The IBM PowerLinux Advantage
sponsored by IBM
CASE STUDY: This report outlines the comparisons of two leading Linux servers and how they measured up to each other regarding TCO, TCA, and other considerations.
Posted: 03 Nov 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

IBM

IBM PowerLinux Big Data Solutions
sponsored by IBM
VIDEO: Take a look at this brief video to see why organizations are switching to a Linux-based IT infrastructures to handle big data.
Posted: 03 Nov 2014 | Premiered: 05 Jul 2012

IBM

IDC: IT-Informatik - Leveraging Linux on IBM Power; April 2013
sponsored by IBM
CASE STUDY: Explore this case study to see what happened when a leading hosting company was able to run their hosting services on Linux on Power Systems.
Posted: 31 Oct 2014 | Published: 31 Oct 2014

IBM

Case study: GHY on Power
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, IDC explores the business benefits realized by GHY in implementing key business workloads on Linux on Power Systems. The value Power provided to GHY allows them to focus precious IT resources on projects that grow revenue.
Posted: 31 Oct 2014 | Published: 31 Oct 2014

IBM

IBM PowerLinux Open Source Infrastructure Services
sponsored by IBM
VIDEO: This video explores the ideal solution for running critical workloads with IBM PowerLinux.
Posted: 30 Oct 2014 | Premiered: 05 Jul 2012

IBM

Video: Cloud Magic! Ubuntu on IBM Power
sponsored by IBM
VIDEO: Take a look into how two companies make it easy to port applications in minutes and a demostration of the how easy migration to Linux in Power8.
Posted: 29 Oct 2014 | Premiered: 28 Jul 2014

IBM

NCSU - IBM Smarter Computing Client Success Video
sponsored by IBM
VIDEO: Take a look at this video to see how a leading university is teaching students that by doing smarter computing allows you to optimize your systems and look for important knowledge. See how they utilize PowerLinux and an IBM cloud solution to answer their questions.
Posted: 29 Oct 2014 | Premiered: 07 Mar 2013

IBM

Bon-Ton Stores: Maximizing Peak Capacity; Minimizing Stack Costs
sponsored by IBM
CASE STUDY: This case study outlines how one leading retailer needed to update its servers to support its expanding e-commerce sites by migrating Linux servers. Find out the performance and capabilities that resulted from this migration of systems and how it affected data center costs and application availability.
Posted: 28 Oct 2014 | Published: 30 Apr 2014

IBM

The Elements of Innovation: Linux on POWER
sponsored by IBM
VIDEO: Take a look at how this video explores a leading Linux solution and its offerings to its customers to deliver more for their clients. See how this solution has increased performance benefits resulting in cost savings.
Posted: 27 Oct 2014 | Premiered: 30 Apr 2014

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

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

Standardized Operating Environments for I.T. Efficiency
sponsored by Red Hat
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper explains how standardizing your operating environment with Linux technology can help you reduce complexity while increasing IT staff productivity and scalability.
Posted: 13 Oct 2014 | Published: 13 Oct 2014

Red Hat

Red Hat Developer Toolset
sponsored by Red Hat
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper explains how, by using the Red Hat Developer Toolset developers, can gain to the latest and most stable versions of essential development tools on a separate life-cycle and a more frequent release cadence.
Posted: 13 Oct 2014 | Published: 13 Oct 2014

Red Hat

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Developer Subscriptions: Maximize Developer Speed and Productivity with Essential Development Tools
sponsored by Red Hat
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper explains how Red Hat Enterprise Linux support app development by providing access to industry leading tools, instructional resources, reference architectures, dedicated developer forums and more.
Posted: 09 Oct 2014 | Published: 09 Oct 2014

Red Hat
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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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