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.


DEADLINE EXTENDED:

Red Hat Innovation Awards nominations open until Sept 20

We don't like to brag - unless it's about our customers. By using open source technologies to create change, Red Hat customers are proof that when we work in the open, share resources, and collaborate, powerful things can happen. Submit your nomination for the Red Hat Innovation Awards before the extended deadline closes on September 20.

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WATCH THE VIDEO:

Open Source Stories: The Food Computer in 60 Seconds

Beets and roots meet bleeps and bloops when open source code powers a DIY urban garden.

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GOOD READ:

SDxCentral - How will open source deal with success?

The Open Source Summit in San Diego was a brilliant display of the ecosystem's well-deserved success, but that was to be expected. SDxCentral's Dan Meyer spoke with Red Hat CTO Chris Wright about how open source has won and how the ecosystem was going to deal with its success.

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CHECK IT OUT:

Red Hat sets new performance records on AMD ROME processors

As x86_64 hardware sees improvements in the area of CPU die size reduction, Red Hat has continued to work with our partners to better enable world class performance. Recently, AMD released its ROME line of processors, known as the AMD Epyc 7002 Series. With a die size of 7nm, AMD has achieved several new performance world records and many of these results have been with workloads running on Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 and 8.

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NEW ON THE BLOG:

Red Hat Quay 3.1: Now even better across distributed environments

Red Hat Quay is a distributed, highly available container registry for enterprises. This release builds on the focus to help Quay users store, build and deploy their images in a more secure way across diverse enterprise environments and to leverage several new backend technologies.

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