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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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Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization For Servers: Overview
sponsored by Red Hat and JBoss
WHITE PAPER: Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization features a unique and revolutionary virtualization technology called KVM (Kernelbased Virtual Machine) that converts the Red Hat Enterprise Linux kernel into a virtualization platform.
Posted: 22 Nov 2010 | Published: 22 Nov 2010

Red Hat and JBoss

Sun Migration Solutions Brief
sponsored by Red Hat & IBM
ANALYST BRIEF: Market disruptions are creating significant risks for existing Sun customers.  Then there’s the issue of cost - which is intimately related to being locked into a particular vendor’s architecture.
Posted: 22 Nov 2010 | Published: 22 Nov 2010

Red Hat & IBM

Linux Made Easy: Migrating From Unix
sponsored by Red Hat & IBM
WHITE PAPER: Organizations are considering migrating to Linux to receive dramatic cost reductions, as well as increased stability, security, uptime, and availability. Red Hat® Network Satellite helps to make the migration from a proprietary UNIX environment—and acceptance of Linux...
Posted: 22 Nov 2010 | Published: 22 Nov 2010

Red Hat & IBM

HRG Assessment - Linux Migration
sponsored by Red Hat & IBM
WHITE PAPER: The migration from proprietary UNIX and legacy hardware and software-based environments to Linux on x86 Intel architecture (IA) is an effective way to take cost and complexity out of IT.
Posted: 22 Nov 2010 | Published: 22 Nov 2010

Red Hat & IBM

Dirk Hohndel on Intel and the Linux Foundation
sponsored by Intel
VIDEO: In this video, Dirk Hohndel, Chief Linux and Open Source Technologist at Intel, discusses the importance of standards organizations like the Linux Foundation as well as thought on the future of Open Source at Intel.
Posted: 01 Nov 2010 | Premiered: 01 Nov 2010

Intel

James Reinders Talks about Open Source Software
sponsored by Intel
VIDEO: Watch this video to learn how Intel tools support open source: supporting Linux operating systems, providing standards, and creating open source projects that enable developers to do truly innovative work.
Posted: 01 Nov 2010 | Premiered: 01 Nov 2010

Intel

Presentation Transcript: Solaris to Linux - Six-Step Migration Guide
sponsored by Mainline Information Systems
PRESENTATION TRANSCRIPT: If you are considering a migration from Sun Solaris to Linux-based systems, we would like to help you understand how a migration would impact your environment.  In six steps, Ryan Hagen, Solutions Architect for Mainline Information Systems™, will show you how a successful migration is achieved.
Posted: 19 Oct 2010 | Published: 19 Oct 2010

Mainline Information Systems

RedBook: Oracle to DB2 Conversion Guide - Compatibility Made Easy
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: New IBM DB2 features make compatibility easy. In this guide, you’ll learn about native support for PL/SQL, new data types, scalar functions, improved concurrency, built-in packages, OCI, SQL*Plus, data movement tools, best practices and more—all designed to improve your ability to run applications on both DB2 and Oracle platforms
Posted: 01 Sep 2010 | Published: 01 Sep 2010

IBM

Centrify Express 2010.1
sponsored by Centrify Corporation
SOFTWARE DOWNLOAD: Centrify Express is the #1 choice of IT professionals for Active Directory-based single sign-on to Linux and Mac systems.  It is a free solution with more functionality, tools, and upgrade options than alternative offerings.
Posted: 06 Aug 2010 | Premiered: 06 Aug 2010

Centrify Corporation

ESET File Security for Linux/BSD/Solaris
sponsored by ESET
DATA SHEET: Increasing volumes of malicious software are launched daily to steal passwords or sensitive corporate and customer information. ESET File Security provides Linux, BSD and Solaris file servers with on-demand and on-access protection from known and emerging viruses, worms, trojans, spyware, rootkits and other Internet threats.
Posted: 03 Aug 2010 | Published: 03 Aug 2010

ESET

Virus Bulletin: Comparative Reviews in 2010
sponsored by ESET
WHITE PAPER: This paper shows you the latest news about the VB100 testing, Linux Enterprise Server 11, Windows XP SP3, Windows Server 2008 R2 and so much more.
Posted: 16 Jun 2010 | Published: 16 Jun 2010

ESET

Presentation Transcript: Choosing the Right Server Platform for Your Mission-Critical Linux Workloads
sponsored by Symantec and IBM
PRESENTATION TRANSCRIPT: Read this presentation transcript to learn about various offerings in the market today that can improve the availability, performance and reliability of a Linux environment.
Posted: 15 Jun 2010 | Published: 15 Jun 2010

Symantec and IBM

Transzap fuels a competitive edge with increased application uptime from IBM System z
sponsored by IBM
CASE STUDY: The System z solution from IBM has helped Transzap, a software-as-a-service firm establish a dynamic infrastructure that helps reduce costs and greatly improves the level of service Transzap is able to provide to its customers. Read this case study to learn about the features and business benefits of IBM's System z solution.
Posted: 15 Jun 2010 | Published: 01 Dec 2009

IBM

How Secure is your sudo? - The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly of Privileged Identity Management (PIM)
sponsored by BeyondTrust Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This white paper will illustrate certain positive situations where open source solutions like sudo often work in smaller scale enterprises. However, this white paper will also spotlight red flags that relate to larger companies or companies experiencing significant IT growth. Read this paper to learn more.
Posted: 21 May 2010 | Published: 20 May 2010

BeyondTrust Corporation

Red Hat and Intel: Driving a New Era for the Data Center
sponsored by Intel
PRODUCT OVERVIEW: Read this solution brief to learn more about the collaboration of Red Hat Enterprise Linux and Intel Xeon processors and discover how powerful that combination is with the ability to increase workloads and add capabilities on demand, have plenty of headroom in reserve for usage peaks, have budget-friendly, low operating costs, and more.
Posted: 10 May 2010 | Published: 04 May 2010

Intel

Novell and Intel: The Next Chapter of Co-Innovation
sponsored by Intel
PRODUCT OVERVIEW: Read this solution brief to learn how to drive down cost of ownership and speed up return on investment with SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 from Novell and the new generation on Intel Xeon processors.
Posted: 10 May 2010 | Published: 04 May 2010

Intel

Presentation Transcript: Tightening Down Your Linux Security
sponsored by Trusted Computer Solutions
PRESENTATION TRANSCRIPT: Read this expert presentation transcript to learn about some of the most prevalent security risks to Linux environments today. Gain insight into network devices beyond the server system that need security protection. Discover how to tighten your Linux security and minimize long-term information risks.
Posted: 06 Apr 2010 | Published: 06 Apr 2010

Trusted Computer Solutions

Presentation Transcript: An IT Executive’s Guide to Effective Unix Migrations with Dell Services
sponsored by Dell, Inc. and Intel®
PRESENTATION TRANSCRIPT: In this presentation transcript, expert Scott Sawyer explains how Dell Services can help you plan for modernization of your legacy Unix infrastructure.
Posted: 11 Jan 2010 | Published: 11 Jan 2010

Dell, Inc. and Intel®

End-to-End Service Management in the Virtualized Environment: Delivering on the Promises of Virtualization
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: This paper proposes an approach for IT to manage virtualized environments and shows how HP Business Service Management software enables IT operations to link specialists and specialized tools into day-to-day operations while keeping promises to business users.
Posted: 13 Nov 2009 | Published: 30 Oct 2008

Hewlett-Packard Company

Are You Ready for Economic Bounce Back?
sponsored by Micro Focus, Ltd
WHITE PAPER: This paper examines the concept that preparing for economic recovery is not something that can wait; it is something that businesses should plan for now. It will introduce enterprise application migration strategies that can be considered within any organization and also emphasize the importance of forward thinking and planning in down economy.
Posted: 27 Oct 2009 | Published: 27 Oct 2009

Micro Focus, Ltd

Integrating Unix and Linux Systems with Active Directory
sponsored by Dell Software
TECHNICAL ARTICLE: Microsoft Active Directory has always proven ideal in providing secure access of users to all systems in an enterprise using the Windows platform. Unfortunately, by itself, AD can't provide the same level of security, compliance, and scalability to Unix, Linux, and Java systems. Quest Software can bridge that gap.
Posted: 02 Oct 2009 | Published: 02 Oct 2009

Dell Software

ITG - Value Proposition for IBM Power Systems: Virtualisation Impact for Enterprise UNIX and Linux Server Infrastructures
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This report by industry analyst International Technology Group evaluates how organisations can reduce IT costs by employing IBM Power Systems and PowerVM verses competitive offerings from HP and Sun Microsystems. Cost savings range from 43 to 65% and are based on client data.
Posted: 02 Oct 2009 | Published: 09 Apr 2009

IBM

Adding Business Value With Cross-Platform Solutions: Linux running on IBM Servers
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This IDC White Paper is based on research data collected at a dozen customer sites in the United States, Canada, and Europe, all with mixed server platforms, to find the technical and business outcomes from deploying cross-platform Linux solutions on IBM servers. This paper presents the key findings of a return on investment (ROI) analysis.
Posted: 02 Oct 2009 | Published: 01 Oct 2008

IBM

Robot/SCHEDULE Enterprise
sponsored by Help/Systems
WEBCAST: Are you prepared for your next audit? This webcast explores a new tool that expands job scheduling and server management to your server. Discover how this approach can help your organization pass its next audit with ease.
Posted: 24 Sep 2009 | Premiered: Sep 17, 2009

Help/Systems

The Ultimate Triple Play: Migrating From a Proprietary RISC/Unix Platform to a Red Hat, Dell, Intel Solution
sponsored by Red Hat and Dell Inc.
IT BRIEFING: There has never been a better time to migrate your proprietary RISC servers to Intel® Xeon® processor-powered Dell™ PowerEdge™ servers running Red Hat Enterprise Linux. This brief discusses how you can reduce costs and scalability, flexibility and performance with this trio of leading technology vendors supporting your business.
Posted: 24 Sep 2009 | Published: 24 Sep 2009

Red Hat and Dell Inc.
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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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