Red Hat (NYSE: RHT) finally raised the curtain from the latest version of its flagship operating system. All new cloud hybrid OS Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 has been packed with some of the exciting features no system admin would miss out of which one important feature it has landed with is the support for the Docking and Container features.
“As the worlds of physical, virtual and cloud systems converge, Red Hat is delivering a true open hybrid cloud platform that gives both ISVs and applications a consistent runtime Relevant Products/Services platform across bare metal systems, virtual machines, and public and private clouds,” said Paul Cormier, president, Products and Technologies at Red Hat. “This will be essential as applications move from on-premises to the cloud.”
The modern RHEL 7 has features such as filesystem that can support storage upto 500 TB, and no its no less than blessing for the system administrators. It can seamlessly work on bare metal server, Information as a service (IaaS) and Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS). RHEL 7 has an additional support for the cloud services and features enhance application development with enhanced isolation and Docking support.
According to Jay Lyman, senior analyst, 451 Research, “Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 helps to introduce newer technology, such as Linux Containers and related Docker software, to large enterprise environments along with the stability and certifications that enterprises demand. This is critical given the growing number of organizations mixing new technology and methodology – such as cloud, agile and DevOps approaches – with their existing infrastructure, processes and governance.”
Where in another event, Paul Cormier, president of Products and Technologies said, “Red Hat is delivering a true open hybrid cloud platform that gives both ISVs and applications a consistent runtime platform across bare metal systems, virtual machines, and public and private clouds. This will be essential as applications move from on-premises to the cloud.”