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Grow your virtualization environments without breaking the bank

Mon, 09/23/2019 - 12:00

An IT director at a large financial services company shares the benefits and cost reductions they’ve experienced by switching to Red Hat Virtualization. In just three years, it’s paved the way for an efficient, stable and cost-effective virtualization environment.

Powering the hybrid cloud on next-generation hardware: Red Hat Enterprise Linux on IBM System Z and LinuxONE

Fri, 09/20/2019 - 12:00

For more than five years we have been driving our technology strategy around the idea that the future of enterprise IT does not reside solely in an enterprise datacenter or in the public cloud. Instead the next wave of computing is built on a blend of these technologies and infrastructure: in short, the future is hybrid.

Red Hat UK ranked fourth in Best Workplaces In Tech 2019

Thu, 09/19/2019 - 12:00

At Red Hat we love to celebrate our people and culture, and it is with great pleasure that we can share that Red Hat in the United Kingdom has been honoured in the Great Place to Work awards, ranking fourth in the UK's Best Workplaces in Tech 2019, large company category.

Hello Kubernetes 1.16: Custom Resource Definitions ease the creation and long term management of APIs

Wed, 09/18/2019 - 12:00

Kubernetes 1.16 is expected to arrive this week, and with it comes a host of new changes that help ease management for users of this container orchestration platform. For users of Kubernetes, and of Red Hat OpenShift, this release signals the arrival of the general availability for Custom Resource Definitions (CRDs). 

Open letter to the Free Software Foundation Board of Directors

Wed, 09/18/2019 - 12:00

To the Board of Directors of the Free Software Foundation (FSF):    

Red Hat Success Stories: Reducing friction in Southeast Asia banking and more

Fri, 09/13/2019 - 12:00

Wondering how Red Hat is helping its customers to succeed? Last month we published six customer success stories that highlight how we've helped customers gain efficiency, cut costs, and transform the way they deliver software. Read on to find out how Ascend Money, Heritage Bank, Generali Switzerland, and others have worked with Red Hat to improve their business. 

Generate SELinux policies for containers with Udica

Wed, 09/11/2019 - 12:00

In Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8.1 beta, we included a new utility for generating tailored SELinux policies for containers. To learn what Udica offers, why you might want to start testing Udica, and how to get started, read on! 

Forking the syllabus (and three other ways to hack education this year)

Tue, 09/10/2019 - 12:00

Students everywhere are returning to school this season. But what kinds of schools are they returning to?

Are their classrooms organized like industrial-era factory floors, built around ideals like mass standardization and tailored for maximum efficiency? Or do they look more like agile, networked learning communities?

Red Hat Quay 3.1: Now even better across distributed environments

Mon, 09/09/2019 - 12:00

Today Red Hat announces Red Hat Quay 3.1. 

The Four “Os” of Open Banking

Wed, 09/04/2019 - 12:00

While I was studying computer science, the notion of open source was much argued over. Our university professors found the idea playful but approached it from an old-school way where they could not fully grasp how it would fit into a business landscape. We students, on the other hand, found the open source movement empowering. Not only did it provide us with reliable and free tools, it also gave us the chance of contributing to a global community from our small classroom in Algeria.

Red Hat sets new performance records on AMD ROME processors

Wed, 09/04/2019 - 12:00

As x86_64 hardware sees improvements in the area of CPU die size reduction, Red Hat has continued to work with our partners to better enable world class performance. Recently, AMD released its ROME line of processors, known as the AMD Epyc 7002 Series. With a die size of 7nm, AMD has achieved several new performance world records and many of these results have been with workloads running on Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 7 and RHEL 8. 

Want to power innovative clouds? Rev up open source technologies

Tue, 09/03/2019 - 12:00

It wasn’t that long ago that open source software was considered an unusual technology choice for enterprise computing. Not so anymore. According to Red Hat’s 2019 State of Enterprise Open Source survey of 950 IT professionals, 68% of respondents said their use of enterprise open source has increased over the past 12 months.

Welcoming Alibaba Cloud to the Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8 ecosystem

Fri, 08/30/2019 - 12:00

With the launch of Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 8, the intelligent operating system for the hybrid cloud, at Red Hat Summit 2019, we brought the next-generation of enterprise Linux to our extensive partner ecosystem. Beyond traditional hardware and software providers, this partner network encompasses Red Hat Certified Cloud and Service Providers (CCSPs) which includes the majority of major public cloud infrastructure providers.

Red Hat Customer Portal named one of the "Ten Best Support Websites" for ninth consecutive year

Thu, 08/29/2019 - 12:00

We’re excited to announce that for the ninth consecutive year, the Red Hat Customer Portal has been named one of the "Top Ten Best Support Websites" by the Association of Support Professionals (ASP)

Accelerating the journey to open hybrid cloud with Red Hat Modernization and Migration Solutions

Fri, 08/23/2019 - 12:00

The integration of technology into all areas of a business (the "digital transformation" we hear so much about) is fundamentally changing how organizations operate as well as how they deliver value to customers.

Let’s talk about Privacy by Design

Fri, 08/23/2019 - 12:00

Privacy by Design or Privacy by Default (PbD) is not a new concept. However PbD received renewed attention when the GDPR added PbD as a legal requirement. PbD refers to the process of building in technical, organizational and security measures at the beginning stage of product development and throughout the product lifecycle. 

Powering your SAP HANA workloads with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8 for SAP Solutions

Thu, 08/22/2019 - 12:00

While Linux containers and Kubernetes are often discussed as transformative technologies, nearly every IT deployment, new and existing, has one common denominator: data. In-memory database technologies like SAP HANA® can help enterprises accelerate intelligent decision-making but also require a powerful, highly available, and more secure underlying operating system to match the associated data-processing demands.

RHELvolution 2: A brief history of Red Hat Enterprise Linux releases from RHEL 6 to today

Thu, 08/22/2019 - 12:00

In the previous post, we looked at the history of Red Hat Enterprise Linux from pre-RHEL days through the rise of virtualization. In this one we'll take a look at RHEL's evolution from early days of public cloud to the release of RHEL 8 and beyond. 

The road ahead for the Red Hat OpenStack Platform

Tue, 08/20/2019 - 12:00

If you didn't have a chance to attend our Road Ahead session at Red Hat Summit 2019 (or you did, but want a refresher) you'll want to read on for a quick update. We'll cover where Red Hat OpenStack Platform is today, where we're planning to go tomorrow, and the longer-term plan for Red Hat OpenStack Platform support all the way to 2025. 

RHELvolution: A brief history of Red Hat Enterprise Linux releases from early days to RHEL 5

Thu, 08/15/2019 - 12:00

The launch of Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8 (RHEL 8) at Red Hat Summit 2019 was a jubilant event. Not only for the many team members around the world who worked to make the next-generation of the world’s leading enterprise Linux platform a reality, but also for customers who are excited to utilize its new capabilities in driving business innovation.