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Red Hat Enterprise Linux: Foundation for the open hybrid cloud

Red Hat espouses a vision called open hybrid cloud, but it’s important to note that this is not merely “cloud washing” or a response to the latest fad. Rather, it’s based on a foundation that Red Hat has been building for years, and stems from the experience and credibility we’ve established in helping to create the market for commercial Linux. This long-held vision has been informed by a decade of collective feedback from our customers, and helps avoid some of the pitfalls that are often created within enterprise software – sometimes by vendors themselves. Examples of pitfalls are the purpose-built solutions that enterprises adopt that end up becoming rigid and inflexible infrastructure silos. These silos are expensive to maintain, often implement non-standard interfaces and API’s, and result in vendor lock-in. Today, Red Hat Enterprise Linux is...

Fedora 19 Operating System, “Schrödinger’s Cat”, Now in Beta Release

The Fedora Project Team The Fedora Project team is excited to announce the beta release of its free, fully functional Linux operating system, Fedora 19, code-named “Schrödinger's Cat.” Fedora continues to enable users to experience the latest in free and open source technology, integrated into a Linux distribution and ready for free download, use, modification and redistribution. The Fedora Project worldwide community works to advance the cause of software freedom. These contributors hail from a variety of industries and educational backgrounds, and are dedicated to creating a vibrant, growing community to advance free and open source software. The most anticipated result of this community is the Fedora distribution itself, the open operating system released by the project approximately every six months. Each Fedora release represents the culmination of work by hundreds of engineers and thousands of contributors from many different...