Here comes interesting News for Red Hat Linux Server experts, and those who are doing study for RHEL. Red Hat will Officially release, next major version of its OS, Read Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) version 7, anytime during 2013′s second half, means After June. With this announcement, Company is continuing with their trend of releasing updates to their OS every 6 months, and releasing major OS every 3 years. If you remember, previous version RHEL 5 was launched in 2010.
Jim Totten, vice President and General Manager of Red Hat, has unveiled the expected release date, reported PCAdvisor. As per the report, RHEL 7 will support new hardware and file systems, and also will be incorporated with latest enhancement over performance and security. Company is also working on over 2,000 packages improvements in their RHEL OS. The company has kept the details about the same under a mystery, but also reportedly we can expect to see further details about latest Linux build by next year 2013, prior to it’s release.
Red Hat also scheduled to release RHEL 6.3 before the RHEL 7, and which is expected to released around June, next month. This latest update features Virt-P2V, a new tool that allows technicians/ engineers to convert the physical machines, based on either RHEL or Windows to virtual machines. After that these machines can be deployed in the form of KVM guests, in the Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.3. Totten said that company will continue working on their OS, to work on open hybrid clouds, in which applications can be easily moved between public cloud environments and on-premise, with the help of new tools integrated in RHEL
There are more than 1 million, Servers worldwide running different versions or flavors of the RHEL OS, that’s why Red Hat expecting big with the release of RHEL 7. In India, RHEL 5 is in works mostly, while RHEL 6 is still in implementation. I can say that we can be able to see RHEL 7 in Servers everywhere, in the 2015 in India.