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Techworld: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 Review

Mar 28, 2007, 15:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Tom Henderson, Rand Dvorak)

"With the recent release of Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.0, Red Hat is both following and bucking server operating-systems trends we've witnessed in past tests of Novell's SuSE Linux and Microsoft's Longhorn beta code.

"Following suit with Novell's SLES 10 and Microsoft's Longhorn, RHEL5 sports user session controls with its enhanced Security Enhanced Linux (SELinux) implementation and Xen-based server virtualisation technology. With this release, administrators can couple these two technologies to provide multiple server operating instances with secured sessions running underneath, for a kind of one-two punch of reliability and user session isolation from root-access issues..."

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