Linux White Papers

Linux (also known as GNU/Linux) is a Unix-like computer operating system. It is one of the most prominent examples of open source development and free software; unlike proprietary operating systems such as Microsoft Windows or Mac OS X, its underlying source code is available for anyone to use, modify, and redistribute freely.
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By: Vertica     Published Date: Dec 01, 2008

Cloud computing is ushering in a new era of analytic data management for business intelligence (BI) by enabling organizations to analyze terabytes of data faster and more economically than ever before. The key change: cloud database software is provisioned within minutes, without data center overhead, and it's licensed on an on-demand basis.

Tags : vertica, ec2, elastic, cloud computing, ad-hoc, business intelligence, cloud, cloudbased applications
    
By: Vertica     Published Date: Jul 23, 2008

Read how Comcast, the largest cable communications company in the U.S., is using Vertica Analytic DBMS able to quickly collect and analyze data being generated by millions of network devices to ensure quality of service and accuracy of capacity planning to ensure a consistently good customer experience.

Tags : vertica, comcast, data analysis, proliant, rdmbs, networking, telecommunications, bandwidth management
    
By: IBM     Published Date: Feb 25, 2008

Virtualization is no longer an “emerging” technology. Its potential to increase the efficiency of IT infrastructures has become widely recognized. But key questions are raised in the early stages of virtualization planning: should it be implemented only for new projects, or applied to existing infrastructures? Should opportunities be pursued on a case-by-case basis, or targeted as a broader goal of IT strategy?

Tags : server virtualization, servers, unix, linux, ibm
    
By: Guardian Digital     Published Date: Oct 02, 2007

Open source is just a method to reaching a goal, not a goal in itself. In this overview, "The Top 5 Open Source Security Myths," you will be introduced to some of the largest misconceptions regarding open source security.

Tags : open source, open source security, network security, adaptability, security management, email security, guardian digital, digital guardian
    
By: Guardian Digital     Published Date: Oct 02, 2007

Guardian Digital's EnGarde Secure Linux is the world's premier secure operating platform engineered from Open Source Technologies.  Written in an easy to read, plain-language format, you will get introduced to the full range of benefits that makes EnGarde "Secure By Design."

Tags : open source, open source security, network security, adaptability, security management, email security, guardian digital, digital guardian
    
By: Stratus Technologies     Published Date: Sep 19, 2007

For mission-critical IT, service outages and data loss pose serious consequences.  This white paper examines how availability management, disaster recovery and business continuity support one another and offers insight to find success at all of them.

Tags : business continuity, disaster recovery, high availability, stratus, stratus technologies, linux, sap, windows
    
By: SWsoft     Published Date: Jun 27, 2007

Virtualization and workload management are essential technologies for maximizing scalability, availability and value on high-end computing systems, and Itanium(r) 2-based servers offer many options. One is SWsoft Virtuozzo, a proven, software-based virtualization solution for consolidating Linux and Windows applications. 

Tags : virtualize, server virtualization, virtualization, workload management, wlm, application management, application integration, virtuozzo
    
By: IBM     Published Date: Jan 09, 2014

IT-Informatik chose a full virtualization strategy, based on IBM® PowerLinux™ servers with IBM PowerVM® virtualization and Live Partition Mobility, to manage its SAP hosting services. The new solution slashes IT operational costs by more than 50 percent and enables IT-Informatik to set up new customer environments 80 percent faster.

Tags : it-informatik, sap, ibm system, ibm powerlinux, operational costs, linux enterprise, partition mobility, linux
    
By: Kingston     Published Date: Feb 15, 2011

Learn how to balance the positive and negative effects of memory utilization in virtual infrastructures to better handle system workload and priority--while improving server utilization

Tags : virtualization, memory overcommitment, memory performance, memory reclamation, vmware, memory utilization, consolidation ratios, server memory
    
By: M3 Consulting, Inc.     Published Date: Feb 03, 2011

Offshoring Is a Cost Effective Solution to Your IT Needs

Tags : software design, application development, web design, offshoring, it solutions, consulting, active directory, bandwidth management
    
By: Red Hat     Published Date: Jan 21, 2011

Daniel Walsh - Principal Software Engineer, Red Hat In this session, Daniel Walsh will show attendees new SELinux features and explain how to use them in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6. He will cover several SELinux topics, including: * Confining users * Securing your virtual environment * Securing the desktop * Controlling grid jobs * Sandboxing: putting the power into the hands of the administrator * Building and shipping your own SELinux policy

Tags : red hat virtual tradeshow, live event, enterprise linux 6, security, desktop, selinux, virtual environment, security management
    
By: Red Hat     Published Date: Jan 21, 2011

Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization for Desktops can help your business reduce desktop-associated costs, improve data security, and simplify overall desktop infrastructure management. In this session, Jeff Jameson will explain the technology features and benefits of delivering centrally hosted Linux and Windows desktops to the client of your choosing, while providing a true PC-like experience to your end users. With incredibly rich, integrated features like bi-directional audio and video, and kernel-level security enforcement, Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization for Desktops provides a complete solution for your virtual desktop deployments.

Tags : red hat virtual tradeshow, live event, enterprise virtualization, desktop infrastructure management, linux, windows desktop, security, infrastructure
    
By: Red Hat     Published Date: Jan 21, 2011

Douglas O'Flaherty - Senior Manager, Product Marketing, Red Hat Red Hat Enterprise Linux is the proven leading enterprise open source operating system. Now, with cloud computing progressing into the enterprise and public clouds emerging as a viable alternative, Red Hat Enterprise Linux is well positioned to be leveraged as the cloud guest operating system of choice. In this session, Douglas O'Flaherty will cover the technical and business elements of Red Hat Enterprise Linux that are relevant when used in cloud computing infrastructures, emphasizing the unique challenge of public cloud deployments. Session topics will include: * Cloud-relevant technologies included within Red Hat Enterprise Linux * Release models for Red Hat Enterprise Linux on public clouds * ISV certifications * Security * Deployment flexibility & planning

Tags : red hat virtual tradeshow, live event, enterprise linux, operating system, cloud computing, isv certification, security, deployment flexibility
    
By: Red Hat     Published Date: Jan 20, 2011

In this session, Tim Burke will provide a high-level overview of Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6, setting the context for listeners to be prepared for the more detailed follow-on sessions. Tim will provide a description of the key themes of Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6, including datacenter operational efficiency, performance, scalability, virtualization, and green IT. He will also provide highlights of the key feature advancements in a wide variety of subsystems. Tim will close the session with a description of the product packaging approach.

Tags : red hat, enterprise linux 6, datacenter operation, performance, scalability, virtualization, green it, tim burke
    
By: Red Hat     Published Date: Jan 20, 2011

In this session, attendees will explore the new features of Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 performance. John Shakshober (Shak) will share the scalability optimizations for larger SMP systems, > 1TB of memory, new transparent hugepage support, multi-q network performance of 10Gbit and Infiniband, and KVM enhancements that went into Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6. Shak will also share benchmark data from industry standard workloads using common applications such as database servers, Java engines, and various financial applications on the latest Intel and AMD x86_64 hardware.

Tags : red hat, enterprise, linux 6 performance, memory, storage, database servers, clustering, storage area networks
    
By: Mitel     Published Date: Dec 28, 2010

The Mitel Freedom architecture provides organizations with a single stream, software-based

Tags : voip, pbx, wireless, mobility, ivr, acd, telephone, vmware
    
By: Raghu     Published Date: Nov 25, 2010

Cloud Design Services, Cloud Management Services and Cloud Infrastructure, Application Support Services and Cloud Tools & Platforms

Tags : cloud computing, cloud solution, css corp, cloud services, automation and testing, support services, cloud platform, as/400
    
By: Gartner, Inc     Published Date: Oct 28, 2010

New technologies emerge every day, but not all of them pay off, and adopting them too early might be risky for your organization.

Tags : emerging trends, emerging technologies, hype cycle, new technologies, it trends, active directory, bandwidth management, convergence
    
By: xmannnnn     Published Date: Aug 06, 2010

Ultra High Speed Internet, TV and local/long distance phone services combined into 1 superior service.

Tags : active directory, bandwidth management, convergence, distributed computing, ethernet networking, fibre channel, gigabit networking, governance
    
By: IBM     Published Date: Aug 10, 2009

Practically every CIO office is focused on quickly exploiting opportunities to drive value for the business. Decisions about seamlessly integrated and personalized portal infrastructures with high operational efficiencies are top of mind. Through agile and unique online experiences, portals bring together applications, information sources and people – in the contexts of role and associated business processes – on the Web and across the value chain. Additionally, they increase talent effectiveness and productivity while lowering costs, and they drive value chain agility and customer advocacy.

Tags : ibm, portal, mashup, value chain, business partners, middleware, web-based applications, application integration
    
By: BMC Control M     Published Date: Apr 01, 2009

Listen in as Sentrigo interviews Dr. Charles Popper, who discusses specific data integrity and security requirements for the pharma sector. Dr. Popper will address how to enforce the proper balance of information sharing and database protection, without compromising high-quality research.

Tags : platforms, data management, linux, sap, windows, service oriented architecture, sla, international computing
    
By: IBM     Published Date: Jun 19, 2008

Maintaining data security, performance, availability and recoverability is a growing challenge. The IBM Power platform offers cost-effective performance, scalability and key functional capabilities to support Linux-based database serving. It also simplifies virtualization, making it easier to reduce the number of physical servers required. This ITG report shows the advantages of the IBM Power platform for Linux database serving in mid-sized companies.

Tags : ibm, express seller, linux, data management, servers
    
By: Microworld     Published Date: Dec 12, 2007

Due to its nature of open source code, Linux is fast becoming popular and is being deployed in ever increasing numbers on mail servers, corporate networks and desktops. Till recently, systems running on Linux were relatively free from virus and other threats. But with the greater penetration of Linux operating systems, virus authors have begun to target them.

Tags : virus, spam, linux, anti-spam, anti spam, anti virus, anti-virus, mailscan
    
By: Xactis     Published Date: Feb 05, 2007

Learn the ‘bottom-up’ approach to start Business Rules Extracting, Migrating and Auto Re-architecting your current mission-critical legacy system and their data, into an SOA.

Tags : soa, service oriented architecture, service-oriented architecture, business rules extracting, software development, c++, quality assurance, legacy system
    
By: Xactis     Published Date: Feb 02, 2007

Learn the 'bottom-up' approach to start Business Rules Extracting, Migrating and Auto Re-architecting your current mission-critical legacy system and their data, into an SOA.  This is a "how-to" presentation addressing how to get started and eventually establish an internal L2S Center of Excellence.

Tags : soa, service oriented architecture, service-oriented architecture, business rules extracting, legacy system, erp, enterprise resource planning, mainframe
    
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