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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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SAP Solutions—High Availability on SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications
sponsored by SUSE
WHITE PAPER: This resource explores how you can deliver the hardware and software necessary to successfully set up and run high availability SAP workloads in physical and virtual environments. Read on to learn how to eliminate all single points of failure and ensure that takeover procedures happen reliably, smoothly, and quickly in the event of an outage.
Posted: 06 Oct 2014 | Published: 31 Jul 2012

SUSE

Doubly Dependable: Linux and Open-Source HA Build on Mainframe’s Strengths
sponsored by SUSE
WHITE PAPER: Access this resource to learn how your mainframe-based infrastructure can profit from advanced OSS HA cluster technologies available on Linux. Read on to learn how you can reduce downtime and add even more protection for your data by deploying Linux-based, open-source HA solutions.
Posted: 06 Oct 2014 | Published: 30 Aug 2013

SUSE

Flying High on the Use of Red Hat Enterprise Linux
sponsored by Red Hat
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper explains how UK-based organization Flybe, Europe's largest regional airline, was able to leverage Linux to revolutionize their IT support capabilities, creating new opportunities for innovation and revenue streams.
Posted: 03 Oct 2014 | Published: 30 May 2014

Red Hat

Three Steps Toward Zero Downtime
sponsored by SUSE
WHITE PAPER: Access this resource to learn three steps you can take to move your organization toward zero downtime. You'll get insight into how you can leverage tools built to prevent hardware downtime, maxmimize service availability, and minimize human mistakes.
Posted: 02 Oct 2014 | Published: 31 Jul 2014

SUSE

Rackspace—Managing and Supporting Multiple Linux Platforms with SUSE
sponsored by SUSE
WHITE PAPER: Access this case study to learn how they were able to leverage a solution that provides a flexible patch management system and the ability to extend support for customers transitioning to new Linux environments.
Posted: 02 Oct 2014 | Published: 29 Nov 2013

SUSE

Ciclum Farma Finds A Better Operating System for Critical Applications
sponsored by SUSE
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to learn how they were able to leverage a rock-solid platform for core business systems, providing users with fast, reliable access to the business-critical applications they need.
Posted: 02 Oct 2014 | Published: 31 Oct 2013

SUSE

Toward Zero Downtime SUSE Linux Enterprise Success Stories
sponsored by SUSE
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to learn about a comprehensive Linux solution built to maximize server uptime. You'll learn how this approach allows you to prevent hardware downtime, maximize service availability, and minimize human error.
Posted: 01 Oct 2014 | Published: 30 Sep 2014

SUSE

Why You Should Put Red Hat Under Your SAP Systems
sponsored by SAP & Red Hat
WHITE PAPER: Learn how SAP HANA and Red Hat Enterprise Linux are ideally suited to take advantage of modern distributed architectures that deploy on x86-based commodity hardware, delivering reliability, scalability and affordability to enterprise customers.
Posted: 01 Oct 2014 | Published: 01 Oct 2014

SAP & Red Hat

Case Study: Create a Flexible Environment for Hosted Services
sponsored by SUSE
WHITE PAPER: This case study examines how one Information and Communication Technology organization was able to extend their internal helpdesk management solution and make it available as a hosted service to clients by deploying a new Linux platform.
Posted: 30 Sep 2014 | Published: 30 Sep 2014

SUSE

Doing More with Less: Examining the TCO of Red Hat Enterprise Linux as Compared to Windows
sponsored by Red Hat
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper examines two major infrastructure platforms - Red Hat Enterprise Linux and Microsoft Windows – in an effort to determine which one can more effectively lower the support costs of IT systems.
Posted: 17 Sep 2014 | Published: 17 Sep 2014

Red Hat

Quantifying the Business Benefits of Red Hat Enterprise Linux Solutions
sponsored by Red Hat
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to get real statistics on the kind of savings and benefits you can realize from deploying Red Hat Enterprise Linux. You'll learn how this solution allowed organizations who adopted it to realize a ROI of 361% over a payback period of 5.1 months.
Posted: 12 Sep 2014 | Published: 30 Apr 2014

Red Hat

Gauntlet Case Study
sponsored by CloudPassage
WHITE PAPER: Access this informative resource to find out what happened when 367 people participated in a liver server exploitation exercise that ran for 23 days across a collection of Microsoft Windows and Linux-based servers with varying combinations of applications and application frameworks installed.
Posted: 04 Sep 2014 | Published: 04 Dec 2013

CloudPassage

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

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

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

The Business Value of Standardizing on Red Hat Infrastructure Solutions
sponsored by Red Hat
WHITE PAPER: This white paper compares organizations using a commercial Linux subscription from Red Hat to support their Linux servers to organizations using a mixed environment of alternative commercially supported and nonpaid Linux distributors.
Posted: 07 Oct 2014 | Published: 30 Sep 2014

Red Hat

A Closer Look AT Red Hat RHEL 7
sponsored by Red Hat
EGUIDE: This expert e-guide explores RHEL, revealing how it will change the IT landscape, redefine the word "containers," and more.
Posted: 26 Sep 2014 | Published: 26 Sep 2014

Red Hat

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

Using Linux to Lower TCO and Boost Performance of IT Systems
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
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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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