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Red Hat Announces General Availability Of Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7

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Published on 10 June 2014 10:13 AM EDT
Written by Michael Larabel in Red Hat
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I mentioned yesterday RHEL 7 would probably be announced tomorrow and it has indeed panned out. Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 is now available.

Red Hat announced this morning the unveiling of Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 for "redefining the Enterprise OS."

Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 boasts virtualization improvements, uses XFS as the default file-system rather than EXT4, utilizes systemd, and offers a whole lot of modern enterprise software compared to the stable stack of Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.

More information on the general availability of Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 can be found via the Red Hat press release. I've been trying the development versions of RHEL7 and it looks and runs great and the RHEL7 benchmarks are promising.

Red Hat Announces General Availability Of Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7


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