Oracle and Red Hat bring RHEL to OCI
Joint offering with full support from Red Hat and Oracle should make it easier for RHEL users to migrate to the cloud.
Oracle and Red Hat today announced the availability of Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) on OCI. With this, the vendors want to entice on-prem users of RHEL in particular to move ... Read more
Critical Linux kernel zero-day needs patching
We have bad news for all Linux system administrators on vacation or planning to vacation: There is a critical Linux kernel security bug. The Zero Day Initiative (ZDI), a zero-day security research organization, revealed a new Linux kernel security problem.
This vulnerability allows authenticated... Read more
Red Hat now offers Red Hat Linux for Workstations from AWS
Red Hat introduced Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) for Workstations on AWS. This allows enterprises to invoke virtual RHEL-based workstations through thin clients, browsers and an AWS protocol.
The solution allows companies to invoke RHEL-based workstations through the Amazon NICE DCV remote vi... Read more
Red Hat introduces RHEL 8.7 and RHEL 9.1 beta
Red Hat released a series of updates for Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL). Version 8.7 has been made generally available while the beta of RHEL 9.1 was introduced.
The introductions of RHEL 8.7 and the beta of RHEL 9.1 should provide a more stable foundation for hybrid cloud innovation on the ope... Read more
Microsoft introduces SQL Server 2022 release candidate for Linux
Microsoft launched an SQL Server 2022 Release Candidate (RC) for Linux. The version offers support for Azure-related issues and the same functionality as the recent SQL Server 2022 RC for Windows.
The SQL Server 2022 RC for Linux follows the recent release of Microsoft's SQL Server 2022 RC for W... Read more
Red Hat has a new CEO
Paul Cormier, who served as Red Hat's CEO and president since 2020, will step down from his position to take over as chairman of the board.
Cormier will be succeeded by Red Hat veteran Matt Hicks, who now serves as the organization's head of products and technologies.
At the Red Hat Summit... Read more
New in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 9
Red Hat unveiled the ninth version of Red Hat Enterprise Linux. The release focuses on edge deployments, containers, security and quick configurations.
Sometime in the next few weeks, RHEL 9 will be made available on the Red Hat Customer Portal and the marketplaces of major cloud providers. Red ... Read more
Red Hat launches managed Image Builder for RHEL images
Red Hat recently launched a beta version of its managed Image Builder service. This allows developers to better streamline their processes for creating custom Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) images for hybrid cloud environments.
According to the open-source and hybrid cloud specialist, the now a... Read more
RHEL 8.5 improves container orchestration and SQL Server management
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8.5 is available. The new .NET 6 Core release, further support for containers and focused Microsoft SQL Server management tools make an appearance.
The release appears after a month-long beta phase. Its introductions aren't necessarily groundbreaking. A conscious choice,... Read more
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 9 Beta is live: compiler updates and more
Red Hat launches the Red It Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 9 Beta. With the latest versions of compilers and programming languages, RHEL's position as a Linux distro for developers and other IT professionals strengthens.
RHEL 9 Beta is available for any existing user. The earlier release of RHEL 8.5 Be... Read more