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The egalitarian nature of open source software makes it a great match for academic institutions that value the unrestricted flow of ideas. This is what makes free versions of Linux so popular at universities across the country. But when it came to running HPC and business workloads, the Oklahoma University opted for the fully supported version of Red Hat Enterprise Linux.
A search for “Linux of the Cloud” will turn up several candidates with claims staked to this honorific, among them OpenStack, VMware and Red Hat. In the race to open source cloud dominance, achieving a kind of Linux parity is the ultimate stamp of approval, but are any of these plays worthy of the bestowal?
Red Hat on Monday announced its intention to provide an enterprise-grade version of the popular open source cloud framework, OpenStack. The company rolled out a preview release of its OpenStack distribution, which runs on top of Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6, and allows companies or service providers to create Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) clouds.
During a televised interview this morning with Bloomberg, Red Hat CTO, Brian Stevens discusses security issues preventing large-scale cloud adoption of public clouds, stating that readiness of public clouds is several years away.
Many predict that in the coming couple of years we will witness a dramatic explosion of public cloud providers, all with essentially the same offerings but with different approaches to getting you to choose them over the big names in cloud. Red Hat’s Scott Crenshaw lends his insights on the matter.
New version adds support for latest server CPUs.