Red Hat has released a statement to acknowledge a vulnerability related to a Kernel Side-Channel attack using L1 Terminal. In this case, is a new computer microprocessor hardware implementation (microarchitecture) issue similar to Spectre and Meltdown which has been reported to affect x86 microprocessors manufactured by Intel.
The enterprise server OS market is dominated by Microsoft Windows, Unix, and Linux. Although Unix still has a sizable share of the market, that share is declining rapidly. In contrast, Windows is performing quite well and holding steady, while the smaller Linux share is consistently growing in popularity.
Red Hat released the second update to Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5. As with earlier minor releases, Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.2 comes with a broad set of bug fixes, updated hardware support capabilities, quality improvements, and a set of new software features that have been backported from upstream open source projects to the Enterprise Linux 5 code base.
Novell has finally announced development plans for the next generation of its enterprise Linux platform, Suse Linux Enterprise 11. Sun is already bragging, calling it the “best-engineered. And the most interoperable platform for mission-critical computing.”
2008 marked not just the beginning of a new year for Linux vendor Red Hat, but also a new beginning for its new CEO Jim Whitehurst. Whitehurst spoke with the InternetNews about his plans to tackle the challenges the Linux company faces.
Ubuntu and Red Hat are the most used Linux distributions among the 35,000 members of content-management vendor Alfresco’s community. The company found in its second survey of trends in enterprise open-source software usage.
Red Hat and Sun Microsystems have finally found something to agree upon. On Monday, Red Hat signed a pact with Sun to advance open-source Java software.
It’s been about one month since the release of Fedora 7 and Red Hat thought it was time to give you a few updates.
Red Hat has made it clear: it won’t enter into a deal with Microsoft like the one Novell struck with the Redmond software giant. But Red Hat does want to interoperate with its rival.
Version 3 of the GPL is finally out. The Free Software Foundation took a stab at Apple’s iPhone software in its release, but what does mean for open-source server software? Red Hat’s IP team is pleased.