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Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 Officially Released

Nov 11, 2010, 00:36 (1 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Sean Michael Kerner)

"Some updates take longer than others.

"Linux vendor Red Hat (NYSE:RHAT) today officially released Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 (RHEL 6). The new RHEL 6 operating system includes new Linux kernel, scalability, virtualization and performance improvements over its predecessors.

""RHEL 6 is not a point of a new product," Paul Cormier executive vice president, engineering at Red Hat said during the RHEL 6 launch event. "This is the culmination of 10 years of development, learning and partnering to get to the point now where we feel that RHEL 6 is at the heart of the data center."

"RHEL 6 is the first major version update to Red Hat's flagship Linux platform in three years. RHEL 5 debuted in 2007 and has since been updated with five point releases, with a sixth currently in beta."

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