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Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.5 Preps New Capabilities

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Published on 08 October 2013 10:08 AM EDT
Written by Michael Larabel in Red Hat
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While we're on the lookout for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7, Red Hat has announced today the latest beta of Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.5.

Red Hat announced a new beta this morning for Red Hat Network customers of RHEL 6.5. The latest work on Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.5 focuses upon new capabilities and enhancements to Subscription Management Services, Scalability, Networking, Storage, Virtualization, and Security.

Some specific items include Multipath IO being available to a more broad set of devices, the Intel NVM Express driver has been integrated for PCI Express SSDs, asynchronous I/O support for FUSE-based file-systems, and numerous virtualization and security upgrades.

More details on the new Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.5 Beta can be found via the RedHat.com announcement.

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