Twenty years ago today, the world had their first glimpse of the operating system that would eventually evolve into Red Hat Enterprise Linux with Marc Ewing’s “Halloween” release of Red Hat Linux. In the mid-90s, Linux was not the juggernaut that it is today, instead the domain of hobbyists and hackers. Red Hat Linux “Halloween,” however, forever changed the game, showing not only the growing demand for Linux but also that you could actually make money in open source.
Tomorrow, Red Hat will host the first Atomic Application Forum, which aims to form a vibrant ecosystem of leaders in the exciting realm of application containers. Beyond providing a forum for communicating plans and strategies around containerization with key partners, the Atomic Application Forum highlights a very important piece of the burgeoning world of containers: You can’t work in a vacuum