The Friday Five is a weekly Red Hat® blog post with 5 of the week's top news items and ideas from or about Red Hat and the technology industry. Consider it your weekly digest of things that caught our eye.


Brinker selects Red Hat as Technology Partner to Revolutionize Digital Guest Experience

To keep pace with its vision for a more modern and personal guest experience, Brinker International, Inc. sought an open source solution to bring its digital offerings together in one unified e-commerce environment. Built on Red Hat Enterprise Linux and Red Hat Gluster Storage and supported by Red Hat Satellite and Red Hat Insights, Brinker is aiming to transform the modern dining experience.


Red Hat Debuts Versatile Software-Defined Storage for Cloud-Native Applications in Red Hat OpenShift Container Platform

Latest version of Red Hat Container-Native Storage enables end-to-end storage for all core OpenShift applications and infrastructure, with a three-fold increase in persistent storage volumes per cluster.


Container Journal - Kubernetes 1.8 Brings Additional Security, Stability

The latest release of the Kubernetes container orchestration engine has something for almost everybody in the container community. From an enterprise perspective, the most significant new feature is support for role-based access controls that can be invoked via the Kubernetes application programming interface (API).


Monoliths to Microservices

How are Red Hat customers transforming their business? It is possible, with the right mix of culture and technology. Burr Sutter keynotes the upcoming virtual event on delivering better apps faster with containers, DevOps, and microservices.


EE|Times - Containers Won’t Kill the Server OS

Virtualization. Cloud computing. Linux containers. All are groundbreaking enterprise IT innovations and all were thought to signal the extinction of the enterprise operating system. However, each of these technologies has instead highlighted the continued importance of the operating system as a foundation for business IT.

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