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Enterprise Linux

Enterprise Linux: Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) is a Linux-based operating system developed by Red Hat and targeted toward the commercial market. Red Hat Enterprise Linux is released in server versions for x86, x86-64, Itanium, PowerPC and IBM System z, and desktop versions for x86 and x86-64. All of Red Hat's official support and training and the Red Hat Certification Program center around the Red Hat Enterprise Linux platform. Red Hat Enterprise Linux is often abbreviated to RHEL, although this is not an official designation. (Source Wikipedia)

Is VMware still the best choice for virtualisation solutions?

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The move to virtualisation is all but inevitable, and there is very little question as to why. The benefits are incontrovertible, and the maturity of the virtualisation software available has moved virtualisation out of the realm of the test bed and into the realm of "have to have it.” It may be true that some companies are reluctant to switch over to a virtualised environment if they already have an existing system in place and substantial capital sunk into a data centre, it is much more ...   read more

The history of the Linux operating system

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The history of the Linux operating system from its conception to present day. Created in honour of Linux's 20th anniversary.  read more

Red Hat Enterprise Linux gets Upgrade

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Red Hat's Enterprise Linux RHEL 6.0 for servers and workstations is to get an upgrade today to version 6.3, just before the Red Hat Summit due to be held in Boston next week. The newest version of the OS "provides enterprise with mature, stable technology supported by its award-winning worldwide support organization”. According to a Red Hat press release, the update was worked on by many, including Red Hat's own engineers, partners and the open source community. Enterprise Linu ...   read more

Red Hat examine the reasons for their $1bn success

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Red Hat have issued a thank you to the open source community following the news last week that they are the first open source company to reach the $1bn mark. To celebrate, Red Hat will make a donation of $100,000 to an open source organisation as a "donation to the future of open source”. To this end, they have narrowed down a list of nominated contenders to receive the prize, who are: The Electronic Frontier Foundation; read more