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April 19, 2022

Red Hat Summit 2022 is mere weeks away, so this week we’re giving you all the important links again, in case you missed them the first few times around.

Red Hat Summit 2022: The news so far

On the off chance you’ve somehow missed the news, Red Hat Summit 2022 is coming up fast, happening only a few weeks away on May 10-11, 2022. And we’ve packed those two days with loads of keynotes, Q&As and live sessions, in addition to almost 90 on-demand sessions you’ll be able to watch at your leisure.

This year’s keynote speakers include:

  • Paul Cormier, Red Hat President and CEO

  • Stefanie Chiras, Red Hat Senior VP of Partner Ecosystem Success

  • Matt HIcks, Red Hat Executive Vice President, Products and Technologies

  • Chris Wright, Red Hat Senior VP and CTO

These keynotes are not to be missed, and you can learn more about them here.

First things first—if you haven’t registered yet, you’ll want to hit this link and get signed up now: Red Hat Summit 2022: Registration.

After that, check out the session catalog—here you’ll be able to figure out which live sessions you’d like to attend in real-time, as well as see the (long) list of on-demand sessions, where you can fav those you don’t want to miss. If you’re a developer, the good folks over at the Red Hat Developer Blog have put together a handy Red Hat Summit 2022: Developer preview that will help you narrow things down a bit.

And stay tuned! We’ll have more Red Hat Summit 2022 news for you on the Red Hat Blog soon. In the meantime…

New @ Red Hat

Two Simple Ways Automation Can Save You Money on Your AWS Bill

Red Hat Ansible Automation Platform is an automation and orchestration tool designed for public clouds. In this post, Sean Cavanaugh, Red Hat Senior Principal Technical Marketing Manager, walks through two common scenarios where Ansible Automation Platform can help out. He looks outside the common public cloud use-case of provisioning and deprovisioning resources and instead looks at automating common operational tasks.

Red Hat Lowers Barriers to Artificial Intelligence Projects with Red Hat OpenShift

While AI is transforming how enterprises do business, operationalizing an AI infrastructure can be complex and time- and resource-intensive. To help accelerate the process, Red Hat OpenShift is now certified and supported with the NVIDIA AI Enterprise 2.0 software suite, an end-to-end, cloud-native suite of AI and data analytics software that runs on mainstream, NVIDIA-Certified Systems.

The power of collaborative public health intelligence from publicly available sources and open source software to fight a pandemic - EIOS

The Epidemic Intelligence from Open Sources, or EIOS, is a collaboration between public health stakeholders around the globe to create a unified, all-hazards, "One Health" approach to early detection of threats to public health. Red Hat and WHO decided to collaborate on EIOS, and the resulting engagement informed the EIOS team on several recommended improvements to help scale the platform further.

And, in case you missed it, here’s last week’s Red Hat Friday Five.

Sysadmin corner

OpenSSH SCP deprecation in RHEL 9: What you need to know

One of the most important security changes for OpenSSH in Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 9 is the deprecation of the SCP protocol. In this article, Dmitry Belyavskiy explains what changes have been implemented, and what you need to do if your systems are affected.

Hyperscale virtio/vDPA introduction: One control plane to rule them all

Hyperscale is a use case where storage, networking and security are offloaded to smartNICs (programmable accelerators) to free up the host server's resources to run workloads such as VMs and containers. With this post, Jason Wang and Ariel Adam kick off a short series of articles in which they’ll present this new emerging use case for vDPA.

How to deploy, run and monitor Microsoft SQL server on RHEL

In a recent customer project, Johan Odell was involved with testing automation for a broad set of use cases, including provisioning of Windows servers on top of vSphere and installing and configuring Microsoft SQL server on top of those servers. In this post, Odell walks through a demo that focuses on the automated setup of RHEL and SQL that includes monitoring through Grafana and Red Hat Insights.

Red Hat Insights for Ansible Automation Platform New Report : Modules

Red Hat Insights is a suite of cloud services available on the Red Hat Hybrid Cloud Console, powered by an expert system that is built upon years of data collected from across Red Hat’s worldwide customer base. For Red Hat Ansible Automation Platform customers, it provides predictive analytical reporting of your Ansible automation. In this article, John Hardy looks at newly available Insights reports that analyze module usage within the Ansible Automation Platform.

Red Hat deep dives

E-book: Getting started with Azure Red Hat OpenShift

You can improve application building and deployment capabilities by using Azure and Red Hat OpenShift for deploying fully managed OpenShift clusters. This e-book walks you through the ins and outs of using Azure’s development tools on the OpenShift platform, providing a clear explanation of the basic OpenShift concepts, and teaching you how to set up, manage, and deploy data services on your first cluster, all powered by Azure.

E-book: Connect your hybrid cloud environment with IT automation

IT automation can help you connect traditional and cloud-native environments while delivering the operational speed and accuracy you need to support your digital transformation initiatives. Red Hat provides integrated platforms and tools that bridge the gap between traditional and cloud-native IT with flexible automation through the combination of Red Hat OpenShift, Red Hat Ansible Automation Platform, and Red Hat Advanced Cluster Management for Kubernetes. This e-book shows you how to get started.

E-book: Red Hat Ansible Automation Platform: A beginner’s guide

Although many organizations are dabbling in automation, they’re often approaching it with point solutions rather than a holistic view. Taking this approach can increase costs, result in duplicate efforts, and build barriers between functions and departments. This e-book explores how Red Hat Ansible Automation Platform can help your organization solve enterprise IT challenges across hybrid cloud infrastructure.

Housekeeping

And that’s the news for this week! Remember, Red Hat Summit 2022 is coming up fast, so if you haven’t, now’s as good a time as any to register and start poring through the session catalog!

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