Red Hat Fortifies RHEL 7 With Docker Support


Red Hat on Tuesday rolled out Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7, the latest major release of the company’s flagship Linux platform, six months after the software’s beta version made its debut. Among the key new features included in the release are KVM virtualization technology, an improved installation experience, Active Directory/Identity Management integration, and Linux containers as a key application packaging and delivery technology. More than 90 percent of companies in the 2013 Fortune 500 use RHEL, the company said.

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Easing Linux Into the Enterprise


The pulling points for migrating either to the Linux desktop or the Linux server often are reduced to two things. One is the cost of not migrating. The other is a decision to deploy Linux gradually — or entirely — throughout the office infrastructure. Individuals and businesses migrate to Linux for a variety of reasons. Some do it for cost efficiency. Others make the computing change for the greater flexibility open source software provides. Either way, leaving behind an existing computing system is not impossible.

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Ending the Embedded Linux Patent War Before It Begins


The Open Invention Network was created in 2005 as a white hat organization to protect Linux. It has considerable financial backing from Google, IBM, NEC, Novell, Philips, Red Hat and Sony. More than 800 organizations worldwide have joined the community by signing the free OIN license. A clamor recently has been growing for OIN to take steps to protect embedded Linux from patent pillagers. Toward that end, OIN recently welcomed to its ranks Wolfson Microelectronics, a developer of semiconductor devices and audio solutions for embedded Linux.

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