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Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.5 Enters Beta with Security and Performance Improvements

Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.5 is the fifth maintenance update to the Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 operating system series and brings with it yet another layer of security and performance new features and improvements that would benefit enterprise customers on the desktop, server, and cloud infrastructures. As expected, Red Hat ships the latest mitigations for the Meltdown and Spectre security vulnerabilities with the latest RHEL 7 milestone. In addition, the Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 release promises to continue to support alternative architectures besides x86 and x86_64 platforms, including IBM Power, IBM System z, and ARM.