NewsRed Hat Enterprise Linux 7 Release Candidate Now Available

Red Hat has introduced release candidate distribution Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7. Finished installation images for x86_64 yet only available for OEMs and independent software vendors (ISV). For consumers in the public domain test builds will be published next week. Delivery time of the RHEL 7 final release is not reported.

Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 is designed to provide the underpinning for future application architectures while providing the flexibility, scalability, and performance needed to deploy across bare metal systems, virtual machines, and cloud infrastructure.

A pre-release build of Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7, Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 RC offers a near-final look at the only operating system crafted for the open hybrid cloud, building upon the feedback collected during the beta program for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.

Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 Release Candidate – See more at: http://www.redhat.com/…/red-hat-enterprise-linux-7rc-available

System Shock 2 is now available on Linux

Announced the release of Linux-version of System Shock 2 (SS2), a computer game in the style of cyberpunk, Developed by Irrational Games and Looking Glass Studios. The game was released on July 7, 1999 and is a sequel to the 1994 PC game System Shock. The game is available through the Steam client for Linux.

In addition, it became known about the preparation of native ports for Linux based strategy “Civilization: Beyond Earth” and space simulator Star Citizen. Civilization: Beyond Earth will be released in the second half of 2014 at the same time for Linux, OS X and Windows. Star Citizen release is expected in 2015.

System Shock 2 for Linux – See more at: http://store.steampowered.com/…/238210/

Red Hat Accelerates Application Delivery with New Linux Container Innovations

Lightweight Red Hat Enterprise Linux-based host environment and integrated developer services enable organizations to streamline application development and deployment across the open hybrid cloud.

April 15, 2014 – Red Hat, Inc., the world’s leading provider of open source solutions, today announced several new Linux Container innovations in support of the company’s vision for streamlined application delivery and orchestration across bare metal systems, virtual machines and private and public clouds via containers and Docker technology.

This concept, known as an Atomic Host, will provide users with a familiar host environment for Docker containers that allows atomic updates to the host OS as well as containerized applications.

The CentOS Project, Fedora Project, and Red Hat will be taking the technologies developed under Project Atomic to deliver Atomic Hosts for running containerized applications. The Fedora Project’s Atomic Initiative has evaluation builds available today, with CentOS images coming soon.

An Operating System Concept for Running Docker Containers – See more at: http://www.projectatomic.io/…/announcing-project-atomic/

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