Blog Archive - July 2009



Test Your RHCE and RHCT Skills for Free at Red Hat Summit

Think you’ve got what it takes to become a Red Hat Certified Engineer or Red Hat Certified Technician? Pull out your prep books and get down to work! For the first time ever, Red Hat is offering the opportunity for a select number of registered Red Hat Summit attendees to sit for RHCE and RHCT...

 

Red Hat Included in S&P 500 Index

On Friday, July 17, Red Hat was chosen by Standard and Poor’s for inclusion in the Standard and Poor’s 500 stock index starting on July 24. The S&P 500 is widely regarded as one of the best measurements of the US equities market. It includes 500 leading companies of the U.S. economy including....

 

See What You Missed at the Open Source Cloud Computing Forum

On July 22, 2009 we hosted the inaugural Open Source Cloud Computing Forum to bring together a community interested in learning about the latest developments in the industry’s open source cloud computing technologies. The Forum featured a dozen technically focused presentations that explored...

 

Get Ready Washington, Here Comes Open Source for America

Red Hat today announced it is a founding member of Open Source for America. Launched today, Open Source for America’s mission is to serve as an effective voice to the U.S. Federal Government on behalf of the open source development community and industry representatives. The Obama Administration...

 

Red Hat Welcomes Microsoft’s Kernel Contribution

Microsoft has offered a significant contribution to the Linux kernel under the GNU General Public License version 2. This is important news. It seems like only yesterday that Microsoft was declaring Linux, open source software and the GPL to be the axis of evil. Now Microsoft is making a credible...

 

FUDCon Berlin Provides Venue for Security, Wireless Collaboration

2009ProductInnovation At the recent Fedora Users and Developers Conference (FUDCon) in Berlin, held alongside the LinuxTag 2009 event, over 150 attendees gathered to teach, learn, and collaborate on subjects ranging from systems management best practices to user interface design. Attendees...

 

Open Source Cloud Computing Forum Agenda Posted

The Open Source Cloud Computing Forum, a day-long virtual forum hosted by Red Hat, will gather together open source cloud computing developers for a day of technical presentations that cover the capabilities and challenges facing the development, management and deployment of open source cloud...

 

Where’s Red Hat This July?

With only 58 days left until Red Hat Summit and JBoss World, we’re in full planning mode at Red Hat. Don’t forget to check out the agenda for the co-located events at the Chicago Hilton Sept. 1-4. The Red Hat Summit agenda is available here and the JBoss World agenda can be viewed here. To...

 

Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.4 Beta Now Available

Today Red Hat released the Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.4 Beta (kernel-2.6.18-155.el5), with versions for x86, x86/64, Itanium, IBM POWER and System z. The Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.4 Beta release includes a variety of new features and capabilities, combined with enhancements in virtualization,...