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.
IN THE NEWS:
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8 for SAP Solutions on IBM POWER9: An open foundation to power intelligent business decisions
We're pleased to bring the power, consistency and flexibility of Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8 to SAP applications and IBM POWER architecture. With this offering, SAP HANA is fully certified and supported on Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8 on IBM POWER9.
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SD Times - What the Dev? Celebrating Java's 25th anniversary
Java is coming up on a big milestone: Its 25th anniversary! To celebrate, we take a look back over the last 25 years to see how Java has evolved over time. In this episode, we talk to Rich Sharples, senior director of product management for middleware at Red Hat, to learn more.
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Open Source Stories - Starting Small: Open Data in Chile
Data is omnipresent. In Chile, makers, scholars, public servants, artisans, and ranchers are working to make it open—and potent. They're building a more sustainable nation by preserving traditional industries and treasured landscapes. And the open source spirit is guiding their work.
Enterprisers Project - IT talent strategy: New tactics for a new era
In the decade ahead, technology talent will play a pivotal role in whether companies succeed or fail. This new research from Harvard Business Review Analytic Services identifies five talent practices CIOs should adopt now to ensure their organizations thrive in the future.
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Command Line Heroes - Minicomputers: The Soul of an Old Machine
They don't fit in your pocket. But in their day, minicomputers were an order of magnitude smaller than the room-sized mainframes that preceded them. And they paved the way for the personal computers that could fit in a bag and, eventually, the phones in your pocket. Listen to the first episode of season four of Command Line Heroes now.