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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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Unix to Linux Migration Implementation Tips
sponsored by SearchDataCenter.com
EGUIDE: Access this essential e-guide from our editors to discover how migrating from Unix to Linux platform can increase flexibility while reducing overall licensing costs. Also, get implementation tips for porting, upgrading and testing applications for optimal stability and performance.
Posted: 27 Jun 2011 | Published: 27 Jun 2011

SearchDataCenter.com

Webcast Transcript: Top 10 Things You Need to Know About Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization 3.0
sponsored by Red Hat.
PRESENTATION TRANSCRIPT: Inside, learn more about the Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization 3.0 platform for server and desktop infrastructures. Find out how to simplify IT management, maximize performance for both Windows and Linux operating environments, and more!
Posted: 07 Mar 2012 | Published: 07 Mar 2012

Red Hat.

Why the Future of the Cloud is Open
sponsored by Red Hat/Cisco/Intel
WHITE PAPER: Explore 3 approaches to building a cloud in this white paper. Discover why building an open cloud is the best strategy to unlock the full efficiency, agility, and cost benefits of cloud computing, and learn what the essential requirements of building an open cloud are.
Posted: 29 Feb 2012 | Published: 29 Feb 2012

Red Hat/Cisco/Intel

Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization 3.0 Live Chat Transcript
sponsored by Red Hat
PRESENTATION TRANSCRIPT: In this Q&A session with the Red Hat Virtualization team, gain insights into the Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization (RHEV) platform and discover how RHEV compares to the competition in terms of price, flexibility, features and more. Review the experts' responses to key questions posed by your peers.
Posted: 27 Feb 2012 | Published: 27 Feb 2012

Red Hat

Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization 3.0 Live Chat
sponsored by Red Hat
WEBCAST: Join this exclusive live chat on February 23rd, 11 AM - 2 PM EST to explore Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization with the Red Hat Virtualization team. Discover how you can leverage this enterprise-grade solution for mission-critical workloads, and get key questions answered.
Posted: 20 Feb 2012 | Premiered: Feb 20, 2012

Red Hat

Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization 3.0 Datasheet
sponsored by Red Hat & IBM
WHITE PAPER: Explore the full capabilities and features of Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization (RHEV), a complete, open-source virtualization management solution for server and desktop virtualization in this resource. Discover how RHEV builds on the powerful Kernel-based Virtual Machine (KVM) hypervisor and the oVirt open virtualization management platform.
Posted: 17 Feb 2012 | Published: 17 Feb 2012

Red Hat & IBM

A foundation for database simplification, consolidation and cost reduction
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This white paper challenges the x86 processor trend, demonstrating that modern mainframe technology represents a scale-up option to the current racks filled with blades. It looks at the way organizations can benefit in terms of improved agility, increased reliability and cost savings by consolidating Oracle databases onto IBM’s zEnterprise.
Posted: 14 Feb 2012 | Published: 14 Feb 2012

IBM

Best Practices for Migrating Linux/x86 Applications to IBM Power Systems
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Running your Linux workloads on inefficient x86-based server farms is complex and costly. But switching to a consolidated server solution can be difficult. Read the white paper to learn the best practices for migrating to Power System servers. You’ll also see how simple it is to leverage IBM’s offerings to maximize performance and cost savings.
Posted: 04 Jan 2012 | Published: 07 Oct 2011

IBM

IBM Data Studio - Available at no charge
sponsored by IBM
TRIAL SOFTWARE: IBM Data Studio provides an integrated, modular environment for productive administration of DB2 for Linux, UNIX and Windows, and collaborative database development tools for DB2, Informix, Oracle, and Sybase. View this page to get an overview of its components and download a trial of Data Studio with a free database, DB2 Express-C.
Posted: 20 Dec 2011 | Premiered: 20 Dec 2011

IBM

Skill building takes time. Let knowledge paths pave the way.
sponsored by IBM
RESOURCE CENTER: Check out this resource center to find how-to articles, free trial software, discussion forums, educational videos and podcasts, and hands-on exercises to help develop your skills in technologies and products such as: cloud computing, Java, Linux, open source, Web development, XML, AIX and UNIX, business analytics, information management, and more.
Posted: 19 Dec 2011 | Published: 19 Dec 2011

IBM

A Bathwick Group white paper: A foundation for database simplification, consolidation and cost reduction
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This white paper challenges several assumptions about scale-out architectures and explains how consolidation and virtualisation can help you regain control over your infrastructure.
Posted: 09 Nov 2011 | Published: 09 Nov 2011

IBM

Success Story: Peerless Clothing
sponsored by SUSE
CASE STUDY: Peerless Clothing deployed its SAP* environment on SUSE® Linux Enterprise Server, saving at least $700,000 compared to the cost of a UNIX-based solution. Learn how.
Posted: 25 Oct 2011 | Published: 27 Oct 2011

SUSE

Unix-to-Linux Migration
sponsored by Red Hat & IBM
EGUIDE: This essential guide from SearchEnterpriseLinux.com covers everything you need to know about a Linux migration.
Posted: 13 Oct 2011 | Published: 13 Oct 2011

Red Hat & IBM

Business Continuity for SAP on System Z
sponsored by IBM
EBOOK: Read this e-book to learn how to fully automate the management of all SAP components and related products running on z/OS, AIX®, or Linux®. The automation software monitors all resources and controls the restart and/or takeover of failing components, thereby ensuring near continuous availability of the SAP system.
Posted: 10 Oct 2011 | Published: 31 Oct 2008

IBM

IDC: Linux in the Mainstream: Growing Deployment of Business-Critical Workloads
sponsored by Red Hat & IBM
WHITE PAPER: Access this resource to explore the growth of Linux as a server operating system and discover how deployment form factors have changed over time to support both workload data and the ecosystem.
Posted: 28 Sep 2011 | Published: 28 Sep 2011

Red Hat & IBM

New Platforms, New Technologies, Old Headaches
sponsored by NetIQ
WEBCAST: View this webcast to learn more about the challenges of designing an effective disaster recovery plan for the modern multi-platform data centre.
Posted: 15 Aug 2011 | Premiered: Aug 15, 2011

NetIQ

Data Center Modernization: 8 Best Practices for Unix to Linux Migration
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explains why many companies are replacing their proprietary hardware and software with x86-based servers running Linux. Access best practices to help you effectively plan your migration and ensure a smooth transition.
Posted: 04 Aug 2011 | Published: 04 Aug 2011

Dell, Inc.

Presentation Transcript: Mission-critical Unix Considerations
sponsored by HP & Intel®
PRESENTATION TRANSCRIPT: Unix remains an important platform for critical enterprise applications. This resource explores the staying power of this venerable operating system and details many of the emerging factors that are affecting its use in the data center.
Posted: 20 Jul 2011 | Published: 20 Jul 2011

HP & Intel®

FDR/UPSTREAM Linux on System z
sponsored by INNOVATION Data Processing
WHITE PAPER: For more than 35 years, Innovation Data Processing has been producing high-quality Storage Management Software. During this time, its products have evolved into today’s high-speed, safe, reliable storage management solutions for z/OS and non-z/OS data. Read this white paper to learn more.
Posted: 12 Jul 2011 | Published: 12 Jul 2011

INNOVATION Data Processing

KVM for Server Virtualization: An Open Source Solution Comes of Age
sponsored by Red Hat and JBoss
WHITE PAPER: As server virtualization is growing throughout the various professional communities, the number of platforms on which to run virtualized servers is increasing. Take a look at this exclusive resource for an insightful and thorough analysis of the kernel-based virtual machine, the latest server virtualization platform.
Posted: 27 Jun 2011 | Published: 01 May 2011

Red Hat and JBoss

Expert Tips for Selecting the Best Server to Support Your Data Center
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
EGUIDE: Although many x86 servers may seem the same, there are many differences in features and functions. Access this expert e-guide to discover why it’s important to plan ahead when choosing a server to make sure your mission-critical applications and virtual environment are supported.
Posted: 24 Jun 2011 | Published: 24 Jun 2011

Hewlett-Packard Company

Unix to Linux Migration Tips: Overcome Common Challenges
sponsored by Red Hat & IBM
EGUIDE: Access this expert resource to discover how to overcome common migration challenges, with respect to hardware and availability issues. Also learn how the New York Stock Exchange benefitted from a Unix-to-Linux migration to keep up with demanding business transactions with minimal downtime.
Posted: 20 Jun 2011 | Published: 20 Jun 2011

Red Hat & IBM

Red Hat Server Modernization TCO Calculator
sponsored by Red Hat & IBM
ASSESSMENT TOOL: This assessment tool compares the projected costs of growing and maintaining a current Unix based server environment with the costs of migrating to a Red Hat Enterprise Linux server environment.
Posted: 09 Jun 2011 | Published: 09 Jun 2011

Red Hat & IBM

IBM System x and BladeCenter Running Red Hat Enterprise Linux
sponsored by Red Hat & IBM
WHITE PAPER: This white paper describes how running Red Hat Enterprise Linux and IBM System x together can dramatically transform your organization into a faster and more resilient enterprise. Learn how this platform will evolve your IT strategy and minimize your total cost of ownership (TCO).
Posted: 09 Jun 2011 | Published: 09 Jun 2011

Red Hat & IBM

Taking the RISK out of RISC Migrations
sponsored by Red Hat/Cisco/Intel
WEBCAST: You know it’s time to migrate but how do you make the move to open source? Access this exclusive resource to discover how to successfully migrate from Unix to open source on Cisco UCS platforms, allowing for a mitigation of risk while maximizing ROI.
Posted: 07 Jun 2011 | Premiered: Jun 7, 2011

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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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