Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.5 Released; RHEL 6 Coming Soon
Mar 31, 2010, 17:33 (0 Talkback[s])
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"Red Hat is updating its flagship Linux server, Red Hat
Enterprise Linux (RHEL), to version 5.5 providing performance and
"The new Red Hat (NYSE:RHT) release takes advantage of the
latest Intel and AMD processors as well as advancements in
virtualization and Windows interoperability. The release of RHEL
5.5 comes as Red Hat is about to begin to ramp up its next
generation Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 platform.
""We overlap on our releases as it takes many years to produce
the new version - RHEL 6 - which is currently in development," Tim
Burke, vice president of platform engineering at Red Hat, told
InternetNews.com. "Within the coming month we'll have our beta
release of Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6."