Al CeBIT di Hannover Red Hat ha annunciato il rilascio di Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5, di cui vi avevo gia' parlato ai tempi della beta 2. Piu' che della virtualizzazione Xen e della preziosa JEMS - ovvero la JBoss Enterprise Middleware Suite - si e' pero' parlato di partnership, pacchettizzazione e supporto.Al CeBIT di Hannover Red Hat ha annunciato il rilascio di Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5, di cui vi avevo gia' parlato ai tempi della beta 2. Piu' che della virtualizzazione Xen e della preziosa JEMS - ovvero la JBoss Enterprise Middleware Suite - si e' pero' parlato di partnership, pacchettizzazione e supporto.
Buone nuove per gli sviluppatori di applicazioni: Red Hat ha annunciato un programma cooperativo - il Red Hat Exchange - che prevede il supporto dei propri prodotti, ed assistenza per altre suite open: al momento hanno aderito SugarCRM, Zenoss, MySQL, Openfire ed EnterpriseDB. Il nome ufficiale del pacchetto e' ora RHEL 5 Advanced Platform, e chi sino ad oggi ha avuto dubbi sulla virtualizzazione per la server consolidation, sappia che la licenza e' valida per un numero illimitato di istanze virtuali, per le quali viene a cadere anche il vincolo sulle CPU; a questo proposito, sono ora supportati i quad core.
Come promesso, sara' incluso anche il Global File System - che a sua volta comprende la Cluster Suite, al costo del vecchio RHEL 4 Advanced Server. La virtualizzazione sara' protagonista anche del client enterprise, RHEL 5 Desktop, mentre nel prossimo futuro saranno rilasciati tre pacchetti sofware specifici per il data center, per un database server ad alta affidabilita' - Redwood Shores chiama, Rayleigh risponde - e per l' HPC (High-Performance Computing).
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