Red Hat Software Collections 3.6 and Red Hat Developer Toolset 10 for Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) are now Generally Available. An alternative to the default RHEL toolset, Software Collections provides a differentiated and eclectic mix of tools that developers can use on a desktop or in production.
Red Hat Software Collections are use case-specific tools and include the most current, stable version of dynamic languages, open source databases, web servers, and other critical development components. The Red Hat Software Collections 3.6 release features four new collections and four that have been updated.
These collections are new in Red Hat Software Collections 3.6 beta:
These collections have been updated:
The Red Hat Developer Toolset 10 release includes current versions of the GNU Compiler Collection (GCC 10.2), GNU Debugger, and other tools for development, debugging, and performance monitoring.
All new collections in Red Hat Software Collections 3.6 are also available as Red Hat Certified Containers through the Red Hat Ecosystem Catalog. Red Hat Software Collections 3.6 continues Red Hat’s commitment to customer choice of the underlying compute architecture, with availability across x86_64, ppc64le, and s390x CPU hardware.
The Software Collections release cycle
Software Collections releases occur semi-annually. The collections have a support lifecycle of up to five years, allowing for rapid innovation and stability. You can install individual collections as you need them. Details are available for the new container-based images for the Node.js 14 and Nginx 1.18 collections.
Learn more about Red Hat Software Collections
Get the most current information about Red Hat Software Collections from Red Hat Developer:
- Visit the Software Collections page for current release updates.
- See the Software Collections Docs and APIs page for release notes, container images, and more.
- Visit the Red Hat Developer Toolset page for an introduction to installing and using this collection.
See the Red Hat Software Collections 3.6 and Red Hat Developer Toolset 10 GA announcement for more details about both of these releases.Last updated: December 10, 2020