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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.


What is Podman Desktop? A developer's introduction

Developing containers locally has been a challenge for many over the past few years. From a developer perspective, Podman Desktop can help ease the pain of building images and hosting containers locally. Read on for an introduction to the technology and see how it can benefit your development efforts.




How to run containers on Mac with Podman

See how to go beyond the basics, learn what happens under the hood when running Podman on a Mac, and create a flexible container environment that meets your needs.




International Women’s Day: Embracing equity at Red Hat

In the tech industry, it is no secret that women are underrepresented and encounter gender-specific challenges in the workplace. Red Hat's Chief Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Officer, Shuchi Sharma, explains what embracing equity looks like in practice at Red Hat.



Fedora 38 Beta now available

The Fedora Project is pleased to announce the immediate availability of Fedora Linux 38 Beta, the latest version of the free and open source Fedora Linux operating system. Fedora Linux 38 Beta reflects the community’s desire for workstation, security and developer innovations. Users can look forward to the release of Fedora Linux 38 in late April.



RT Insights - Red Hat Deepens Partnership With Google, SAP, and Oracle

Open source solutions provider Red Hat has deepened partnerships with some of the leading cloud computing providers, Google Cloud, SAP, and Oracle, through a flurry of new integration and expanded partnership announcements. By focusing on some of the ancillary services, Red Hat is promoting a more balanced cloud ecosystem with multiple providers, and giving businesses more opportunities to integrate with other platforms.


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