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.


SUBMISSIONS OPEN:

Call for papers now open for Red Hat Summit 2020

The call for papers is now open for the 16th annual Red Hat Summit, to be held April 27-29, 2020 in San Francisco. The deadline to submit a speaking proposal is October 22, 2019.

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CHECK IT OUT:

Red Hat Customer Portal named one of the "Ten Best Support Websites" for ninth consecutive year

For the last nine years, the "Ten Best Support Websites" awards program has highlighted the continued evolution of Red Hat's Customer Portal and commitment to improving our customers' experience.

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NEW ON THE BLOG:

Welcoming Alibaba Cloud to the Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8 ecosystem

As the top public cloud provider in China and a Red Hat Certified Cloud Service Provider since 2017, Alibaba Cloud can now help customers in their journey to digital transformation with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8.

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IN THE NEWS:

InformationWeek - IBM Puts Red Hat OpenShift to Work on Sports Data at US Open

During this year's tournament, IBM debuted Coach Advisor, a new solution developed with the United States Tennis Association and built from hybrid cloud resources from IBM and Red Hat.

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Command Line Heroes - New episode "Heroes in a Bash Shell"

Shells make large-scale IT possible. They're a necessary component to modern computing. But it might not have turned out that way without a lot of hard work from a developer at the Free Software Foundation named Brian Fox. Now, the Bash shell is shipped with almost every computer in the world.

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