The book covers the world's leading open source application platform: Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 6 is a Linux distribution produced by Red Hat tat was targeted toward the commercial market, including mainframes. Red Hat Enterprise Linux is released in server versions for x86, x86_64, Itanium, PowerPC and IBM System z, and desktop versions for x86 and x86_64. All of Red Hat's official support and training, and the Red Hat Certification Program center on the Red Hat Enterprise Linux platform. It next Covers CentOS 6 Server: is a community-supported, free and open source operating system based on Red Hat Enterprise Linux. It exists to provide a free enterprise class computing platform and strives to maintain 100% binary compatibility with its upstream distribution .CentOS stands for "Community ENTerprise Operating System". CentOS is the perfect server for people who need an enterprise class operating system stability without the cost of certification and support and pocket burning baggage that comes with proprietary software. And the beauty is CentOS is free. Finally, we end with Ubuntu 14.04 LTS Server which transformed the IT environments worldwide. Realize the full potential of your infrastructure with a reliable, easy-to-integrate technology platform. It’s the leading platform for scale-out computing, Ubuntu Server helps you make the most of your infrastructure. Whether you want to deploy an OpenStack cloud, a Hadoop cluster or a 50,000-node render farm, Ubuntu Server delivers the best value scale-out performance available. It’s an excellent book for those who still use or have font memory of these three industry standard distros.
Author: Kefa Rabah