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.
IN THE NEWS:
Red Hat to Livestream Red Hat Summit Press Conference and General Sessions
Red Hat will livestream all general sessions during the 2018 Red Hat Summit from San Francisco, May 8-10, 2018. The first session begins at 8:30 a.m. PT on Tuesday, May 8, and a press conference will also be held at 11 a.m. PT on Tuesday, May 8. The general session livestream is available at https://www.thecube.net/red-hat-summit-2018. Read more for the full schedule.
IN THE NEWS:
Fedora 28 Now Generally Available
The Fedora Project, a Red Hat, Inc. sponsored and community-driven open source collaboration, announced the general availability of Fedora 28, the latest version of the fully open source Fedora operating system. Fedora 28 delivers three distinct editions each designed with specific use cases in mind - Fedora 28 Server, Fedora 26 Workstation and Fedora 28 Atomic Host. Read more for the latest features.
IN THE NEWS:
Red Hat Blog - Un-Storage for the modern enterprise
Today's enterprises need data so accessible, so scalable, and so versatile that traditional storage seems counter-productive. Monolithic, "one size fits all" storage solutions cannot cope with the diversity and scale of modern workloads. At the same time, almost no CIO conversation is complete without the mention of hybrid or multi-cloud, resulting in a sprawl of multi-dimensional workloads across cloud boundaries. Perhaps UnStorage is a better way of describing the future of storage in the era of containers and the open hybrid cloud. Come see us at Red Hat Summit in San Francisco next week, and keep the dialog going on Twitter with #UnStorage.
CHECK IT OUT:
Red Hat Blog - Introducing the Operator Framework: Building Apps on Kubernetes
To help make it easier to build Kubernetes applications, Red Hat and the Kubernetes open source community today share the Operator Framework -- an open source toolkit designed to manage Kubernetes native applications, called Operators, in a more effective, automated, and scalable way. Learn more about the Operator Framework at https://github.com/operator-framework. A special thanks to the Kubernetes community for working alongside us. If you are at KubeCon 2018 in Europe, join our morning keynote on Thursday, May 3 to learn more about the framework. Can't attend live? We'll host an OpenShift Commons briefing on May 23 at 9 AM PT for a deeper dive on all things Operators.
Smartbow supports continuous service innovation with Red Hat OpenShift
Agriculture technology startup Smartbow hopes to expand its smart monitoring services to 1 million cows worldwide by 2023. To meet this goal, the company worked with IT consulting firm eww ITandTEL to deploy Red Hat OpenShift Container Platform, a massively scalable, agile platform for developing, launching, and managing innovative services. This microservices- and container-based solution helps Smartbow's developers work quickly and iteratively, scaling to accommodate new customers and increasing volumes of data. As a result, Smartbow can use data insight to support food transparency and lead the digital farming industry.
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