White Papers by Topic: Linux

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Infographic: Maintain Less. Create More.

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%.

Flying High on the Use of Red Hat Enterprise Linux

Flybe was one of the 21 companies that were interviewed for quantitative results on their operations as part of an IDC ROI analysis. This case study presents the qualitative side of the company's success story.

Proven Scalability For SAS 9.2

Companies utilize analytics to drive revenue and cut costs. Discover how to do this faster and with less risk with the proven the linear scalability of SAS 9.2 running Red Hat® Enterprise Linux® on NEC’s newest Intel® Xeon® processor.

Red Hat Enterprise Linux: Your Solaris Alternative

With the improved price, performance, and reliability of industry standard x86_64 servers, buying SPARC hardware has become less compelling. Red Hat® Enterprise Linux has emerged as the OS of choice with its open, industry-standard architecture.

Vertical Scaling of Oracle 10g on Xeon Servers with RHEL 5

Are you considering migrating mission-critical applications from UNIX to Red Hat Enterprise Linux? This study demonstrates the excellent performance and vertical scaling of Oracle OLTP on RHEL 5 running on Intel Xeon based servers (up to 24 cores).

SAP on Solaris Migration to RHEL on Intel Xeon IBM Servers

Lower costs and improve performance migrating SAP to Red Hat Enterprise Linux. This guide shows how to migrate the central instance of an SAP system from the Solaris OS for SPARC-based systems (64-bit) (Solaris 10) to Red Hat Enterprise Linux.

Migration Guide

This migration guide reviews the approach that Principled Technologies recommends for migrating the central instance of an SAP system from the Solaris operating system for SPARC-based systems (64-bit) (Solaris 10) to Red Hat Enterprise Linux Advanced Platform for SAP applications for x86-64 based systems. We cover installing Red Hat Enterprise Linux Advanced Platform for SAP applications on the IBM System x3650 M2 and migrating a SAP applications system from the Sun Fire to the IBM System x3650 M2.

Linux and Solaris An Analysis of two Enterprise Operating Systems

This paper by the Robert Frances Group outlines the important differences between a Solaris and Linux operating system. It covers the differences in vendor community strategies, market position and direction, and technical features that IT executives should consider when comparing a Linux and Unix Enterprise operating system.

Free Trial Download: Build Professional Linux Installers with InstallAnywhere

Tired of building RPM packages that fail at install-time? Try InstallAnywhere, the Linux and multiplatform installer solution trusted by the world’s top software companies. InstallAnywhere lets you build bulletproof Linux installers in minutes for Red Hat, SUSE, Ubuntu, and more. Your Linux application deserves a professional installer.

Quick Start Guide: Moving from Solaris to Red Hat Enterprise Linux

Learn the differences between Solaris and Red Hat Enterprise Linux to help application developers port code. This paper will cover differences in the shell environment, using the RPM package manager, and using the GNU development tools. It’s meant to get Solaris developers working on Red Hat Enterprise Linux quickly.

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