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In computer software, an application binary interface (ABI) is an interface between two binary program modules; often, one of these modules is a library or operating system facility, and the other is a program that is being run by a user.
ARM, previously Advanced RISC Machine, originally Acorn RISC Machine, is a family of reduced instruction set computing (RISC) architectures for computer processors, configured for various environments.
Berkeley sockets is an application programming interface (API) for Internet sockets and Unix domain sockets, used for inter-process communication (IPC).
In the context of free and open-source software, a binary blob is a closed-source binary-only piece of software.
Business is the activity of making one's living or making money by producing or buying and selling products (goods and services).
CentOS (from Community Enterprise Operating System) is a Linux distribution that provides a free, enterprise-class, community-supported computing platform functionally compatible with its upstream source, Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL).
A Chief Technology Officer (CTO), sometimes known as a Chief Technical Officer, is an executive-level position in a company or other entity whose occupation is focused on scientific and technological issues within an organization.
Commerce relates to "the exchange of goods and services, especially on a large scale.” Commerce includes legal, economic, political, social, cultural and technological systems that operate in any country or internationally.
Technical variations of Linux distributions include support for different hardware devices and systems or software package configurations.
A computer is a device that can be instructed to carry out sequences of arithmetic or logical operations automatically via computer programming.
An emerging market is a country that has some characteristics of a developed market, but does not meet standards to be a developed market.
Enterprise software, also known as enterprise application software (EAS), is computer software used to satisfy the needs of an organization rather than individual users.
Fedora is a Linux distribution developed by the community-supported Fedora Project and sponsored by Red Hat.
Fedora is a popular Linux distribution developed by the community-supported Fedora Project and is sponsored by Red Hat.
Free software or libre software is computer software distributed under terms that allow users to run the software for any purpose as well as to study, change, and distribute it and any adapted versions.
The Free Software Foundation (FSF) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization founded by Richard Stallman on 4 October 1985 to support the free software movement, which promotes the universal freedom to study, distribute, create, and modify computer software, with the organization's preference for software being distributed under copyleft ("share alike") terms, such as with its own GNU General Public License.
GNOME is a desktop environment composed of free and open-source software that runs on Linux and most BSD derivatives.
The GNU General Public License (GNU GPL or GPL) is a widely used free software license, which guarantees end users the freedom to run, study, share and modify the software.
Bull SAS (also known as Groupe Bull, Bull Information Systems, or simply Bull) is a French-owned computer company headquartered in Les Clayes-sous-Bois, in the western suburbs of Paris.
IA-32 (short for "Intel Architecture, 32-bit", sometimes also called i386) is the 32-bit version of the x86 instruction set architecture, first implemented in the Intel 80386 microprocessors in 1985.
IBM Db2 contains database-server products developed by IBM.
The IBM System/390 was the third major generation of the System/360 line of computers.
IBM Z is a family name used by IBM for all of its mainframe computers from the Z900 on.
Linux is a family of free and open-source software operating systems built around the Linux kernel.
A Linux distribution (often abbreviated as distro) is an operating system made from a software collection, which is based upon the Linux kernel and, often, a package management system.
The Linux kernel is an open-source monolithic Unix-like computer operating system kernel.
This list of GNU packages lists notable software packages developed for or maintained by the Free Software Foundation as part of the GNU Project.
Long-term support (LTS) is a type of special versions or editions of software designed to be supported for a longer than normal period.
Mainframe computers (colloquially referred to as "big iron") are computers used primarily by large organizations for critical applications; bulk data processing, such as census, industry and consumer statistics, enterprise resource planning; and transaction processing.
A monolithic kernel is an operating system architecture where the entire operating system is working in kernel space and is alone in supervisor mode.
In software development, obfuscation is the deliberate act of creating source or machine code that is difficult for humans to understand.
The open-source model is a decentralized software-development model that encourages open collaboration.
Oracle Database (commonly referred to as Oracle RDBMS or simply as Oracle) is a multi-model database management system produced and marketed by Oracle Corporation.
Oracle Linux (OL, formerly known as Oracle Enterprise Linux) is a Linux distribution packaged and freely distributed by Oracle, available partially under the GNU General Public License since late 2006.
PackageKit is a free and open-source suite of software applications designed to provide a consistent and high-level front end for a number of different package management systems.
The computer tool patch is a Unix program that updates text files according to instructions contained in a separate file, called a patch file.
Power Architecture is a registered trademark for similar reduced instruction set computing (RISC) instruction sets for microprocessors developed and manufactured by such companies as IBM, Freescale/NXP, AppliedMicro, LSI, Teledyne e2v and Synopsys.
A power user or an experienced user is a computer user who uses advanced features of computer hardware, operating systems, programs, or web sites which are not used by the average user.
Red Hat, Inc. is an American multinational software company providing open-source software products to the enterprise community.
Red Hat company offers different level of certification programs.
Red Hat Enterprise Linux derivatives are Linux distributions that are based on the source code of Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL).
Red Hat Linux, assembled by the company Red Hat, was a widely used Linux distribution until its discontinuation in 2004.
Red Hat Network (abbreviated to RHN) is a family of systems-management services operated by Red Hat.
Red Hat Virtualization (RHV) is a x86 virtualization product produced by Red Hat, based on the KVM hypervisor.
RPM Package Manager (RPM) (originally Red Hat Package Manager; now a recursive acronym) is a package management system.
Scientific Linux (SL) is a Linux distribution produced by Fermilab, CERN, DESY and by ETH Zurich.
In computing, a server is a computer program or a device that provides functionality for other programs or devices, called "clients".
StartCom was a certificate authority based in Beijing, People's Republic of China that had three main activities: StartCom Linux Enterprise (Linux distribution), StartSSL (certificate authority) and MediaHost (web hosting).
A supercomputer is a computer with a high level of performance compared to a general-purpose computer.
systemd is a suite of software that provides fundamental building blocks for a Linux operating system.
A trademark, trade mark, or trade-markThe styling of trademark as a single word is predominantly used in the United States and Philippines only, while the two-word styling trade mark is used in many other countries around the world, including the European Union and Commonwealth and ex-Commonwealth jurisdictions (although Canada officially uses "trade-mark" pursuant to the Trade-mark Act, "trade mark" and "trademark" are also commonly used).
VMware ESXi (formerly ESX) is an enterprise-class, type-1 hypervisor developed by VMware for deploying and serving virtual computers.
White Enterprise Linux was a free Linux distribution that was an alternative to Red Hat Enterprise Linux, primarily funded by the Beauregard Parish Library in America.
x86-64 (also known as x64, x86_64, AMD64 and Intel 64) is the 64-bit version of the x86 instruction set.
The Yellowdog Updater, Modified (YUM) is a libre and open-source command-line package-management utility for computers running the GNU/Linux operating system using the RPM Package Manager.
z/Architecture, initially and briefly called ESA Modal Extensions (ESAME), is IBM's 64-bit instruction set architecture implemented by its mainframe computers.
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