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Red Hat announces RHEL 8.1 with predictable release cadence

RHEL 8.1 will enhance the company’s open hybrid-cloud portfolio and continue to provide a consistent user experience between on-premises and public-cloud deployments.

RHEL 8.1 is also the first release that will follow what Red Hat is calling its “predictable release cadence”. Announced at Red Hat Summit 2019, this means that minor releases will be available every six months. The expectation is that this rhythmic release cycle will make it easier both for customer organizations and other software providers to plan their upgrades.