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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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Running New Workloads Like Linux
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EBOOK: This expert e-book explores the changes to mainframes in the past ten years. Discover how your organization can lower TCO and achieve other benefits by moving workloads to the mainframe.
Posted: 05 Jun 2012 | Published: 31 Dec 2011

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CW Buyer's Guide: Server Virtualisation
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ESSENTIAL GUIDE: This Computer Weekly buyer’s guide to server virtualisation looks at the potential barriers to successful virtualisation and how they can be overcome.
Posted: 09 Mar 2012 | Published: 09 Mar 2012

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Fabbrica Automatismi Apertura Cancelli Story
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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

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Endress + Hauser Success Story
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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

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Improve Data Center Efficiency with Enterprise Linux Servers
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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

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Virtualizing Enterprise SAP Software Deployments
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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

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IDC link software appliances ease cloud application deployment
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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

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High Availability on SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications
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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

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Transforming the elephant in the room - Mainframe: the time for changing the present is now
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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

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SUSE Studio standard data sheet
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DATA SHEET: This data sheet discusses the key tasks involved in the application lifecycle. Learn how you can reduce time spent on deployment and routine maintenance with pre-configured templates.
Posted: 12 Jun 2012 | Published: 01 Dec 2011

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SUSE lifecycle management server data sheet
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DATA SHEET: As if the process of building and installing software isn't difficult enough, deployed software systems require proper maintenance throughout their lifetimes. This data sheet describes a management server and its key characteristics that can assist in this process.
Posted: 12 Jun 2012 | Published: 01 Jul 2011

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SAP on SUSE Linux Enterprise Simple Stack
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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

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Endress+Hauser maximizes availability and resiliency with Linux on System z
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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
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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

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SUSE Linux Enterprise Point of Service Data Sheet
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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

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Agility, Security, Efficiency: How Enterprises Can Transform Their Businesses in the Cloud
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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

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CIO Quickpulse: Drivers for Enterprise Virtualization Diversification
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WHITE PAPER: Considering adopting second-vendor virtualization to increase diversity, data center power and agility?  This resource describes the appeal of open source solutions over proprietary vendor solutions.
Posted: 25 May 2012 | Published: 25 May 2012

Red Hat

Migrating from Solaris to SUSE® Linux Enterprise Server
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WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to discover real-world examples of top businesses that have benefitted from Linux migration. Learn more about this ever-growing migration trend.
Posted: 04 May 2012 | Published: 04 May 2012

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Next Generation Mainframe Computing
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WHITE PAPER: The mainframe can enable substantial cost savings and efficiency gains, but only if effective management tactics are in place. This white paper examines the key advantages of the mainframe and offers exclusive advice for incorporating it into your overarching IT strategy.
Posted: 01 May 2012 | Published: 01 Dec 2011

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Solitaire Interglobal: PowerLinux vs Windows for your SAP Deployments
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WHITE PAPER: This white paper assesses two leading operating systems and provides proven metrics for effectively evaluating them. Determine which platform offers the availability, performance, and efficiency that your SAP environment requires.
Posted: 27 Apr 2012 | Published: 27 Apr 2012

IBM

Cabot Partners: Optimizing Business Value for Midsized SAP Landscapes with IBM PowerLinux: Simpler by Design
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WHITE PAPER: x86-based Linux platforms may seem like an affordable option for supporting SAP workloads, but ongoing maintenance costs quickly exceed the low acquisition costs of these architectures. Learn about a recommended alternative that can be integrated with virtualization and find out why it is ideally suited for your SAP environment.
Posted: 26 Apr 2012 | Published: 26 Apr 2012

IBM

DB2 10: What's new in DB2 10 for Linux, UNIX, and Windows
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WHITE PAPER: Organizations are buzzing about the upcoming release of the latest version of IBM's DB2. The added features and functionalities offered in the new platform offer cost-savings, improved application performance and better productivity. Read this white paper to learn more about the exciting enhancements and how they can benefit your enterprise.
Posted: 25 Apr 2012 | Published: 03 Apr 2012

IBM

Look at Linux, the operating system and universal platform
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WHITE PAPER: When it comes to IT, Linux is everywhere. From smart phones to powerful computer systems, this flexible operating system addresses a significant number of usage models. Read this white paper to learn more about the universal platform and discover all the computer segments that it plays a role in.
Posted: 24 Apr 2012 | Published: 13 Mar 2012

IBM

Success Story: The New South Wales Fire Brigades
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WHITE PAPER: In this resource, learn how one organization moved its SAP applications to a virtualized SUSE Linux Enterprise Server to improve the availability and performance of mission-critical services while significantly reducing infrastructure costs.
Posted: 31 Mar 2012 | Published: 27 Mar 2012

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Price. Performance. Advantage. Red Hat Enterprise Linux on the HP ProLiant DL980 Server
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WHITE PAPER: Inside, learn more about a larger x86 platform designed for Linux and enterprise applications that can help address many of your top IT challenges including high availability and scalability demands, the reliability to handle high-density virtualization, lower operating costs, and reduced server sprawl.
Posted: 28 Mar 2012 | Published: 28 Mar 2012

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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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