Home / Enterprise Linux

Multimodal Operating System

A multimodal operating system is one that is able to support systems and services that operate within a company’s physical data center, as well as those that work within a […]

Modular Operating System

A modular operating system is built with its various functions broken up into distinct processes, each with its own interface. By contrast, a traditional monolithic operating system uses one static-compiled […]

VMware Server

VMware Server is a (now discontinued) no-cost virtualization software product developed and supplied by VMware, Inc., a subsidiary of Dell Technologies. VMware Servers can create, edit and run virtual machines […]

Linux Kernel

The Linux kernel is the foundation of the Linux computer operating system. A kernel is the lowest level of software that can interface with computer hardware. All Linux applications and […]

Linux Applications

Linux applications are software programs designed for end users that run on the Linux operating system. These applications, also called end-user programs, include database programs, word processors, web browsers and […]

Linux Distribution

A Linux distribution, often shortened to Linux distro, is an operating system compiled from components developed by various open source projects and programmers. Each distribution includes the Linux kernel (the […]

Enterprise Linux

Enterprise Linux refers to the open source Linux operating system packaged with software tools and services designed for corporate, academic or business use (rather than consumer use). It is designed […]

Commodity Hardware

Commodity hardware, sometimes known as off-the-shelf hardware, is a computer device or IT component that is relatively inexpensive, widely available and basically interchangeable with other hardware of its type. Unlike […]

Open Source

Open source describes software that can be inspected, modified and shared by anyone because its source code is publicly accessible. Source code is created by programmers to make software applications […]

Mainframe

A mainframe is a high-capacity computer that often serves as the central data repository in an organization’s IT infrastructure. It is linked to users through less powerful devices such as […]

Virtualization

Virtualization is the process of creating a software-based, virtual representation of a physical IT resource. Applications, servers, desktops, storage devices and networks can all be virtualized. Virtualization has become the […]