By: Jeff Scheel.
Have you ever wanted an evaluation copy for Linux? Perhaps you've had a PowerSystem running AIX or IBM i operating systems for some time but have never taken the time to try Linux. Since PowerVM excels at providing virtualized resources and since you have some spare capacity, you thought it might be a good time to give it a test drive.
It turns out that both Red Hat and SUSE offer 60-day trial versions. We've taken the time to detail how one gets access to these. Please take a look at our new Linux Evaulation Copies wiki page describing how to get your trial version and let us know how it works. Let us know if this information is helpful by posting comments here or questions to the PowerLinux community Message Board.