What’s Coming in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.5

The next release of Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) is in beta. The release notes give a clue as to what’s coming in RHEL 5.5, including improvements to virtualization and support for new platforms from Intel, AMD, and IBM’s Power7. Improvements to virtualization mean better memory management and use of devices. RHEL 5.5 will allow […]

What Happened to Red Hat Exchange?

Three years ago Red Hat launched an effort to sell partners open source solutions — it didn’t work out as well as they had originally planned, proof that an open source app store doesn’t actually work. An open source app store from a Linux vendor is a good idea, right? As it turns out, Linux […]

Red Hat launches opensource.com community site

Red Hat has launched opensource.com as a community site for open source. The Drupal powered site has been created by Red Hat but Jim Whitehurst, Red Hat’s President and CEO, says “This will not be a site for Red Hat, about Red Hat. Instead this will be a site for open source, about the future”. […]