Linux & Open Source
Linux - Short Introduction
Linux is a free Unix-type operating system created by Linux Torvalds. The fist official version 1.0 was released 1994. The kernel at the heart of all Linux systems is released under GNU General Public License and its source code are freely available to everyone. Linux functionality, robustness and adaptability, has made it main alternative to proprietary operating systems such as Microsoft and Unix. It is currently adopted by many of fortune 500 companies and prominent corporations such as IBM, Hewlett-Packard and Oracle.
Open Source Project - Short Introduction
Open Source Project refers to an approach of design, developing and distributing of software. Such software can bring considerate savings in your organization when carefully combined with appropriate support and other relevant decision making factors. Other important characteristic is the ability to customize and extend your deployments and meet a particular business needs.