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.


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Red Hat Blog - Rounding out the list of Red Hat Summit keynotes

With just 4 week to go until Red Hat Summit, we're proud to announce the last round of partners and customers who will be taking the stage in Boston, May 7-9, including Satya Nadella, CEO of Microsoft; Ed Alford, VP of Digital Transformation at BP; Ali Rey, VP of Cloud Platfom at Emirates NBD; and Robin Goldstone, HPC solutions architect at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory.


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Red Hat Blog - The introvert's guide to Red Hat Summit

Events like Red Hat Summit fill me with excitement and, admittedly, a bit of trepidation. It also, well, sounds a bit exhausting if you're an introvert. It doesn't have to be, though, and Red Hat wants everyone to feel welcome, comfortable, and able to fully enjoy the event. With that in mind, read on for some strategies and resources for success.


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Red Hat Blog - Red Hat Summit 2019 Track Guide: Emerging Technology

At Red Hat Summit 2019 this May in Boston, we're putting on our customer hat (it's red, of course) and looking at what key technologies stand to make the biggest impact and the challenges and new opportunities they will present. To help you get started, we've compiled a list of sample sessions from the emerging technology track of the Summit session catalog, including workshops, trainings, keynotes and more.


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Red Hat Blog - Red Hat Enterprise Linux with Intel's newest Xeon processors posts record performance results across a wide range of industry benchmarks

Intel recently launched the 2nd generation of Intel Xeon Scalable processors, a family of high-end, enterprise-focused processors targeted at diverse range of workloads. To see how Intel's new chips measure up, we've worked with Intel and others to run benchmarks with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.6 and Intel's 2nd generation Xeon processors. Check out the results.


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Red Hat Blog - What is enterprise open source?

We already know what open source is, right? There's a great deal written about open source from just about every angle, even a handy definition of what constitutes open source, but what about enterprise open source? While not necessarily exhaustive, here's what we're talking about when we say "enterprise open source."