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UNIX

Informatics A versatile, non-proprietary open operating system, which is the industry standard for mainframes, work stations and servers on the Internet, written in C programming language. See OS X. Cf MacOS, Windows.
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Partners gain a series of benefits by porting to SUSE LINUX on IBM's POWER5 systems, including:--Enabling their application to run on multiple IBM servers including IBMeServer OpenPower, BladeCenter, pSeries, and iSeries--all with oneport to SUSE LINUX for IBM Linux on POWER--Beating their competitors to market with an application based on thenew Linux 2.
Second, vendors began shipping systems with Linux factory-installed.
Triaton uses the combination of SuSE Linux Enterprise Server with DB2.
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From a hardware perspective, Linux is very efficient; it doesn't require a lot of CPU resources.
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Optimized allocation of the hardware resources in the Linux kernel ensures professional sound and video performance--even if other tasks are performed concurrently.