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Red Hat's CTO says incremental improvements through open source will drive autonomic computing
siliconAngle, May 9th, 2019
"From his position as the chief technology officer for Red Hat Inc., Chris Wright can see a future when self-tuning platforms will scale as the need grows. This is autonomic computing or autonomous clouds, and it's not as far away as it might seem.

'We've been working towards autonomic computing for decades,' Wright said. 'Things like having this holy grail of a self-healing, self-optimizing, self-driving cluster is not as science fiction as it felt 20 years ago. We are tapping into the next generation of what's possible'..."

Emirates NBD Transforms Its Digital Banking With Red Hat-Based Cloud, Winning 2019 Red Hat Innovation Award
Red Hat, May 9th, 2019
Red Hat announced that Emirates NBD, a leading banking group in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), has built a distributed private cloud platform with Red Hat's hybrid cloud and application programming interface (API) technologies as part of its digital transformation strategy.
More Than 1,000 Enterprises Across The Globe Adopt Red Hat Openshift Container Platform To Power Business Applications
Red Hat, May 8th, 2019
Red Hat announced that more than 1,000 customers are using Red Hat OpenShift Container Platform, solidifying Red Hat as a hybrid cloud and enterprise Kubernetes leader. This milestone comes as Red Hat announces the availability of Red Hat OpenShift 4, the next generation of its trusted enterprise Kubernetes platform, to deliver cloud-like simplicity with full-stack automated operations across the hybrid cloud.
Red Hat Amplifies Enterprise Linux Across the Hybrid Cloud with the IT Industry's Largest Commercial Open Source Software Ecosystem
Red Hat, May 7th, 2019
Red Hat announced that the IT industry's largest commercial open source ecosystem backs Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8, the latest version of the world's leading enterprise Linux platform. Built to support any application, any environment, anywhere, Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8 continues Red Hat's commitment to driving value throughout the entire enterprise technology stack with the backing of many IT leaders.
Red Hat Expands Alliance with NVIDIA to Accelerate and Scale AI/ML Workloads Across Hybrid Cloud Environments
Red Hat, May 9th, 2019
Red Hat announced it has deepened its alliance with NVIDIA to accelerate the enterprise adoption of AI, machine learning and data analytics workloads in production environments, and is launching an early access program for prospective customers. By combining Red Hat's leading enterprise open source software solutions with NVIDIA's innovative GPU hardware, CUDA-X acceleration libraries, and NGC container registry, the companies are demonstrating new capabilities for running GPU-accelerated workloads across the hybrid cloud. The NGC container registry provides a rich catalog of GPU-accelerated AI/ML and data analytics containers that can run on a foundation of Red Hat Enterprise Linux and Red Hat OpenShift Container Platform with supported NVIDIA GPUs on-premise and in the cloud.
Red Hat Opens the Linux Experience to Every Enterprise, Every Cloud and Every Workload with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8
Red Hat, May 7th, 2019
Red Hat announced the general availability of Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8, the operating system designed to span the breadth of deployments across enterprise IT. For any workload running on any environment, Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8 delivers one enterprise Linux experience to meet the unique technology needs of evolving enterprises. From deploying new Linux workloads into production to launching digital transformation strategies, the next-generation enterprise is built on top of the world's leading enterprise Linux platform.
Friday Five - May 10, 2019
Red Hat, May 10th, 2019
The Friday Five is a weekly Red Hat blog post with 5 of the week's top news items and ideas from or about Red Hat and the technology industry. Consider it your weekly digest of things that caught our eye.

  • Red Hat Opens the Linux Experience to Every Enterprise, Every Cloud and Every Workload with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8
  • Red Hat Redefines Enterprise Kubernetes Through Full Stack Automation with Red Hat OpenShift 4
  • New IDC Research Expects Red Hat Enterprise Linux to Impact $10 Trillion of Global Business Revenues, Employ 900,000 IT Professionals in 2019
  • TechCrunch - Microsoft and Red Hat launch a new event-driven Kubernetes autoscaling tool
  • TheNextPlatform - The Tension that Drives Innovation in Linux

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Red Hat Redefines Enterprise Kubernetes Through Full Stack Automation with Red Hat OpenShift 4
Red Hat, May 8th, 2019
Red Hat introduced Red Hat OpenShift 4, the next generation of its trusted enterprise Kubernetes platform, reengineered to address the complex realities of container orchestration in production systems. OpenShift 4 is designed to deliver a cloud-like experience across the hybrid cloud by driving automated updates across Kubernetes deployments everywhere. Paired with enhanced developer flexibility and backed by Kubernetes Operators, this helps to lay a more secure and consistent foundation for modern and emerging cloud-native workloads.

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