Red Hat fornisce un assaggio alla prossima versione del sistema operativo Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) aggiungendo la tecnologia Xen a quella attuale. La versione 4 diventa 4.5 ed e' la prima a includere il sistema di para virtualizzazione per abilitare macchine virtuali. Xen e' gia' incluso nell'ultimo rilascio del kernel Fedora (sempre di Red Hat), ma fa anche parte di SuSE Linux Enterprise 10 di Novell.
La virtualizzazione in RHEL 4.5 permette a questa versione del sistema operativo di essere para virtualizzata in RHEL 5. In tal modo, questo l'intento, sara' possibile passare rapidamente a quest'ultima per eseguire setup esistenti sul nuovo sistema operativo. Il prossimo rilascio completo di RHEL, versione 5, e' in fase beta, e includera' piene capacita' di virtualizzazione. RHEL 5 dovrebbe uscire prima della fine del mese.
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