AIX (Advanced Interactive eXecutive) is an enterprise-class operating system developed by IBM for its proprietary server platforms, such as IBM Power Systems. AIX is based on the UNIX operating system and is known for its robustness, scalability, and security.
AIX is designed to provide a stable and reliable platform for running mission-critical applications in industries such as finance, healthcare, and manufacturing. It provides a range of features, including high availability and disaster recovery, virtualization, and security enhancements such as encryption and access controls.
One of the key features of AIX is its ability to handle large workloads and manage system resources efficiently. AIX also supports a wide range of programming languages and provides a variety of tools for system management and performance tuning.
AIX has a long history, having been first introduced by IBM in 1986. Over the years, it has been updated and enhanced with new features and capabilities, and it remains a popular choice for enterprise customers who require a reliable and scalable operating system for their mission-critical applications.