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  • RHEL On Azure: What Took So Long?

    After an extended period of negotiation, Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) has become available on Microsoft's Azure cloud, where they "love Linux" but had previously been unable to offer RHEL.

    On Feb. 17, the operating system often used for Linux production systems quietly joined the ranks of Linuxes, including Ubuntu, CentOS, Oracle Linux, Debian, and Novell SUSE Enterprise, already accepted on Azure. It was the last to do so.

  • The first FreeDesktop bicycle accessory [Ed: systemd]

    Here's the first bicycle accessory created by Red Hat and FreeDesktop....

  • Amdocs combines NCSO with Red Hat OpenStack in telco cloud play

    Customer experience specialist Amdocs claims it has created a system to convert mobile operators from physical network users into comms service providers in the cloud. It unveiled details of the new service at Mobile World Congress 2016 in Barcelona.

  • Red Hat Inc (RHT) Earns “Buy” Rating from Credit Agricole

    Credit Agricole reaffirmed their buy rating on shares of Red Hat Inc (NYSE:RHT) in a report published on Thursday morning, MarketBeat Ratings reports.

  • Key Stocks of the Day: Red Hat, Inc. (NYSE:RHT)
  • Red Hat Inc (RHT) Price Target Cut to $80.00 by Analysts at Robert W. Baird
  • Strs Ohio Sells 316 Shares of Red Hat Inc (RHT)
  • Trade-Ideas: Red Hat (RHT) Is Today's Post-Market Leader Stock
  • Red Hat Brings Gluster Storage Technology to Google Cloud
  • Fedora's DNF Is Slowly Being Ported From Python To C

    Fedora's DNF package manager that succeeded Yum officially in Fedora 22 is going to go through a phase of being rewritten in C.

    While DNF is still new and fresh, an initiative is underway in porting it from Python -- the language Yum was originally written in -- and to turn it into a C code-base.

    DNF developer Jan Šilhan wrote that the DNF code is slowly being rewritten into C and the Hawkey resolver was merged into the libhif library. DNF already interacts with a number of C libraries like Hawkey, librepo, libsolv, and libcomps. Libhif is designed to be a simple package manager built atop Hawkey and Librepo that's LGPLv2+ licensed.

  • Friday Fedora Web Dev Clinic

    After talking with mleonova at devconf the other week, we got the idea in our heads to hold a weekly "web dev clinic" over video chat for the #fedora-apps crew. It will be a video chat lasting ~1 hour, once a week where, if you're working on Fedora web apps or websites, you can come and either get help on a problem you're facing, or show off your work, or both.

  • PSA: Enterprise Linux 5 End of Production on 2017-03-31 and EPEL.

    The last time this happened was in 2012 with the end of life of Enterprise Linux 4. At that time, EPEL stopped supporting builds for EL-4 but no other changes were done. This wasn't a big deal because EL-4 had never gotten a large number of users. However in 1 year, 1 month, EL-5 will reach the end of its production run and move into Extended Life Support. Enterprise 5 is still over 20% of all EPEL installs so I wanted to give a long heads up that EL-5 will also be removed from the builders on April 1 2017 and no builds will be done after that. Depending on other proposals, EL-5 may also be moved over to an 'archive' like Fedora releases are so that it is clear that it is no longer under any production. If that happens there will be clear notice of where it has been moved to and how to keep at it.

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