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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 Enterprise Linux 8.4 Beta now available
The latest version of the world's leading enterprise Linux platform, Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8.4 Beta adds features for more flexible hybrid cloud adoption, extended management and more powerful data visualization.
IN THE NEWS:
ComputerWeekly - Red Hat on containers: Goldilocks and the distributed monolith
Containers are inherently part of the foundation of Linux, while Linux is inherently part of the foundation of Red Hat. As we now work with containers in the era of cloud and deeper levels of application service virtualization, here's what you need to think about to keep containers running effectively and running securely.
ON THE BLOG:
Taking the plunge into open source
When you find an open source project to which you want to contribute, you might feel ready to jump right in and start making an impact. Here's some guidance we want to share from the Red Hat Open Source Program Office to help make your plunge into a new project a smooth one.
Protocol - IBM doubles down on OpenShift
IBM is in the midst of the biggest transformation in its 109-year history, doubling down on the hybrid cloud and artificial intelligence. As part of that overhaul, all new products must be built on Red Hat OpenShift, the open source developer platform.
Technically Speaking (S1E03): A vested interest in 5G
In this episode, Srini Kalapala, Vice President of Technology and Supplier Strategy at Verizon, joins host Chris Wright to talk about what makes 5G different from previous networks and explains the role open source has played in the development of the network and its potential for the future of the telco ecosystem.