Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.5 Beta Expands Virtualization
Feb 10, 2010, 21:32 (0 Talkback[s])
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"Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.5 (RHEL) is now available
in early beta, providing users of Red Hat's flagship operating
system with bug fixes and an early look at some new features, too.
"With RHEL 5.5, Red Hat (NYSE: RHT) is continuing to build on
the RHEL 5 base, which was launched in 2007. Its most recent update
was the RHEL 5.4 release, which officially debuted in September and
was notable for its new KVM virtualization base. It's a base that
Red Hat is further expanding now with RHEL 5.5, thanks to a new
run-time memory allocation feature for KVM virtual guests.
"With run-time memory allocation, virtual guests can also obtain
extra memory as required as opposed to be stuck with a fixed amount