2015 Red Hat Summit Announcements.

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Here are some of the main 2015 Red Hat Summit announcements:

  • the upcoming RHEL 7.2 release will bring
    • SCAP profiles into the installation process,
    • cryptography enhancements,
    • kernel patching,
    • performance gains (network and system),
    • a new predictable cycle for software updates,
    • better OS modularity (physical server, virtual machine, cloud, etc),
    • high-availability support for IBM Z-system mainframes,
    • full ARM support.
  • the new Red Hat Learning Subscription provides the following benefits:
    • unlimited access to all of Red Hat’s online courses (content, videos, and labs),
    • access to expert seminars given by Red Hat,
    • access to subscriber support with live online chat,
    • 50% discount for current RHCAs,
  • the new Red Hat Atomic Enterprise Platform extends the already known Project Atomic offering:
    • a managed cluster of RHEL 7 or Red Hat Enterprise Linux Atomic Host instances,
    • the Docker container runtime and packaging format,
    • container orchestration with Kubernetes,
    • cluster-wide infrastructure services,
    • a commitment to container security and certification,
  • the new Openshift Enterprise 3.0 now relies on:
    • Kubernetes,
    • Docker,
    • RHEL 7/Red Hat Atomic Enterprise Platform,
  • Red Hat and Samsung work together to deliver the Red Hat Mobile Application Platform, using the MBAAS (Mobile Backend As A Service).

Summit Breakout Sessions are available here. Some presentation slides are there.

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