Operating Systems Overview
What are Operating Systems?Operating systems are the central nervous systems of a computer. It performs basic tasks, such as recognizing input from the keyboard, displaying data on the screen, and controlling peripheral devices such as disk drives and printers. It also manages basic security functions ensuring that there is no unauthorized access to the computer.
Ubuntu Linux is a Linux-based operating system for personal computers, tablets and smartphones. There is also a Server version which is used on physical or virtual servers in the data center.
CentOS is a Linux distribution is an enterprise OS platform compatible with its source RedHat Enterprise Linux (RHEL).
Red Hat Enterprise Linux is a Linux distribution mainly used in commercial data centers.
Oracle Linux is a free distribution of the Linux open-source operating system. It is based on the Red Hat Linux source code. To learn more, visit https://www.oracle.com/linux/
Apple's iOS is the company's mobile operating system.
IBM AIX (for Advanced Interactive eXecutive) is a Unix operating system, developed, offered and supported by IBM.
The SUSE Linux Enterprise Server is distribution of the Linux operating system originally developed in Germany.
Android is a mobile operating system developed by Google.
FreeNAS is an open source operating system that allows nearly any hardware serve as a network-attached storage device. It was developed by iXsystems.
Oracle Solaris is a Linux operating system which was originally developed by Sun Microsystems and became an Oracle product after the acquisition of Sun in 2010. To learn more visit https://www.oracle.com/solaris/solaris11/
Xinuos in Berkeley offers OpenServer 10 is a 64-bit operating system based on FreeBSD, designed to support enterprise business applications.
Xinuos in Berkeley offers SCO UnixWare 7, the company's UNIX based operating system.
ClearCenter, an HPE partner headquartered in Orem, offers ClearOS, an open source operating system that supports the ProLiant line of small business servers, and other systems.
Lynx Software Technologies offers LynxOS, a Unix-like real-time operating system primarily used in embedded systems.
CloudReady transforms your organization’s computers so they’re secure, easy to manage, and never slow down. Based on Google’s Chromium OS, the same open-source architecture as Chrome OS, CloudReady gives you the power of the web - without the weight or risk that accompany traditional operating syste…
FreeBSD is an operating system used to power modern servers, desktops, and embedded platforms. A large community has continually developed it for more than thirty years. Its advanced networking, security, and storage features have made FreeBSD the platform of choice for many of the busiest web sites…
Unisys' ClearPath® MCP is the operating environment for ClearPath Forward® Libra systems and ClearPath MCP Software Series products. The MCP operating system sits at the environment’s heart, providing scalability, availability, data integrity, and secure high-volume transaction processing needed to …
IBM i is an operating system for IBM Power Systems and IBM PureSystems.
Cisco IOS XR7 is a network operating system which the vendor states delivers greater modularity, a simplified networking stack, and cloud-enhanced automation for improved network programmability.
With NetApp's SANtricity operating system, users can perform all management tasks while the storage remains online, with complete read and write data access. This capability means that storage administrators can make configuration changes, perform maintenance, and expand storage capacity without dis…
The vendor states Cisco NX-OS helps network operations move at the speed of business, with comprehensive automation, extensive visibility, and flexible open architectures for data center networks. NX-OS is the network operating system for all fabric architectures, from traditional L2/L3 to overlay-b…