The road to Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8 Beta
By: Date: 31/01/2019 Categories: Linux Tags:

Now that Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8 Beta is out in the wild, I wanted to describe the process that got us here. Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8 Beta is the culmination of several years of feature development by Red Hat engineers and many others, in open source communities that we refer to collectively as “upstream.” In…

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Understanding the Red Hat Enterprise Linux random number generator interface
By: Date: 18/01/2019 Categories: Linux Tags:

Like other operating systems, Red Hat Enterprise Linux provides a cryptographically-secure pseudo-random number generator (CSPRNG) as part of our kernel. It is intended to be used by cryptographic back-ends and applications requiring cryptographic operations. Unfortunately, there is much mystery around the interfaces provided. While the new random(7) manual page does clarify some aspects, it does not fully…

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Understanding resource limits in OpenShift Container Platform
By: Date: 14/12/2018 Categories: Linux Tags:

As an OpenShift Container platform operator, managing resources on nodes is one of the most important tasks. Setting LimitRange and Quota are the right way to limit resources. Many blog posts cover the Quota and LimitRange from the OpenShift Container Platform perspective, but they do not explain the relationship between those objects in Kubernetes and control groups…

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10 Benefits included in a Red Hat Enterprise Linux subscription
By: Date: 13/11/2018 Categories: Linux Tags:

Red Hat Enterprise Linux is the leading Linux server operating system used by enterprises across the Fortune 500. One reason enterprises choose Red Hat as the strategic provider of their operating system infrastructure is because Red Hat Enterprise Linux is the thing that stays the same so that everything else can be different. Enterprise customers need a…

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Generally Available today: Red Hat OpenShift Container Platform 3.11 is ready to power enterprise Kubernetes deployments
By: Date: 11/10/2018 Categories: Linux Tags:

Day 2 operations with updated console and Operator capabilities Today, Red Hat OpenShift Container Platform 3.11, a comprehensive, leading enterprise Kubernetes platform, is generally available and ready for download (see the release notes and download OpenShift here). OpenShift Container Platform 3.11 ships with Kubernetes 1.11, along with several notable features to better streamline Day 2 cluster and application operations….

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