Red Hat Enterprise Linux AS (“advanced server”) is the top of the line enterprise Linux solution, designed for large departmental and datacenter server deployments. Red Hat Enterprise Linux AS is the only family member that supports IBM POWER and zSeries/S390 systems and is available with Standard and Premium Edition support. Red Hat Enterprise Linux AS is best
suited for systems with more than 2 CPUs or more than 16 GB of main memory.
Typical Red Hat Enterprise Linux AS deployments would be used to support:
Medium to large-scale databases and database applications
Large web and application servers
Corporate applications such as CRM, ERP, and SCM