Enterprise Linux vs. Embedded Linux

The popularity and use of open source operating systems has grown in recent years for a variety of market segments and usages. One reason has been the initial low cost of development; another has been the expanding number of use cases. Linux is one of the most popular open source operating systems, but there are a broad number of different Linux offerings to choose from. It can be a challenge to select the right version for a desired use case. This paper provides an introduction to Linux for the enterprise and Linux for embedded products.

  • Understand the two device target segments of the Linux landscape: enterprise and embedded.
  • Explore the differences between enterprise and embedded Linux.
  • Learn which type of Linux services best serves your needs.