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Hyperscalers Have Been Making CentOS 9 Stream More Attractive With New Features

While many were upset by CentOS Linux 8 going premature EOL at the end of last year, for those that made the move to CentOS Stream there continues to be a love of moment in part by the recently establisher Hyperscale SIG. For CentOS Stream 9, the big hyperscalers have been working on some interesting additions/backporting to the platform.

10 January 2022 - CentOS Hyperscale SIG - 14 Comments
Red Hat Is Hiring Another Linux Developer To Work On GPU Hardware Enablement

Red Hat already employs numerous open-source graphics driver developers from DRM subsystem maintainer David Airlie to numerous others on his team working on areas from Mesa OpenCL support to Heterogeneous Memory Management to other user and kernel-space improvements for open-source Linux graphics. Red Hat has now put out a call to hire yet another experienced Linux GPU driver developer.

12 October 2021 - Linux Graphics Driver Developer - 19 Comments
CentOS Kmods SIG Working On exFAT, WireGuard Additions

Created this year has been the CentOS Kmods special interest group for dealing with deprecated device support and out-of-tree modules. This Kmods SIG has begun crafting their initial set of extra kernel modules for use on CentOS.

5 October 2021 - CentOS Kmods SIG - 10 Comments
Red Hat Looking To Bolster EPEL

Red Hat is said to be establishing a "small team" to work on activities around EPEL, the "Extra Packages for Enterprise Linux" that is popular with RHEL/CentOS users for easily fetching extra packages not available via RHEL proper.

3 September 2021 - Extra Packages - 23 Comments
CentOS Hyperscale Workstation Sees Experimental OS Builds, More Changes Coming

One of the exciting initiatives taking place recently within the CentOS camp has been the CentOS Hyperscale special interest group that is backed by engineers from Twitter and Facebook along with other organizations. They've been making more progress on offering their hyperscaler-focused packages/updates and even onto publishing a CentOS Hyperscale Workstation operating system image for testing.

30 June 2021 - CentOS Hyperscale - 7 Comments
CentOS Linux 8 2105 Released As RHEL 8.4 Equivalent

While CentOS Linux 8 is being discontinued at the end of the year in favor of Red Hat focusing those resources on CentOS Stream, CentOS Linux 8 2105 was released today as the newest version that is now based on the Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8.4 sources.

3 June 2021 - CentOS 8 - 19 Comments
CentOS SIG To Help Get Community CentOS Stream Features Into Next RHEL Releases

With CentOS Stream to be the upstream of Red Hat Enterprise Linux moving forward, a CentOS special interest group is being formed that is driven by Red Hat stakeholders in helping to ensure technically interesting CentOS Stream changes made by community members are evaluated and primed for inclusion into future Red Hat Enterprise Linux releases.

22 May 2021 - Community Features - 24 Comments
Red Hat Is Hiring Even More Graphics Engineers

Red Hat is already one of the leading employers of open-source graphics driver developers and other engineers working on the upstream Linux desktop graphics stack while they are adding even more.

20 May 2021 - Red Hat Hiring - 86 Comments
Stratis 2.4 Released With Multi-Threaded Daemon, Root File-System Support

While Fedora Workstation has been moving along with its Btrfs file-system usage and beginning to make greater use of its functionality, Red Hat does continue investing heavily in Stratis-Storage as their path forward for next-generation Linux storage with Red Hat Enterprise Linux. Today marks the release of Stratis 2.4.

27 April 2021 - Stratis 2.4.0 - 3 Comments
Red Hat Announces No-Cost RHEL For Small Production Environments

Following the announcement at the end of last year that CentOS 8 will be ending and instead focusing on CentOS Stream as the future upstream to RHEL, there have been many concerned by the absence of CentOS 8 past this year. In trying to fill that void, Red Hat announced today they will be making Red Hat Enterprise Linux free for small production deployments.

20 January 2021 - Red Hat Enterprise Linux For Free - 60 Comments

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