Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 toolchain a major performance boost for C/C++ developers

Now that Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 is publicly available, we thought RHEL application developers would be interested in seeing how the new C/C++ toolchain compares to the equivalent in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 in terms of raw performance. The numbers are pretty surprising so stay tuned. But first a little introduction to set the scene.

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Webinar recording – Red Hat Software Collections for RHEL 6 and 7

We recently hosted and recorded a webinar that talks to the latest for Red Hat Software Collections (RHSCL) 1.1 available for both Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 and 7

Red Hat Software Collections (RHSCL) delivers the latest, stable versions of dynamic languages, open source databases, and web development tools, all with a faster release cadence (to keep up with the upstream) and supported for 3 years. 

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Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 Now Available on AWS

Yes, you may have heard that Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 is now generally available.  😉
But here is more good news:  RHEL 7 is now available in all Amazon Web Services (AWS) regions including GovCloud (US)!  Here’s what Amazon’s Terry Wise (head of Worldwide Partner Ecosystem, Amazon Web Services) had to say in a Red Hat press release this week:

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Getting the most out of your open source project website

An open source project’s website is the main gateway for potential users and contributors to learn about your project, and it assists existing community members to contribute to the project. But it has to do it right.  Does your website clearly present your project, its goals and status, and assist your community members to efficiently communicate with each other? Is it attracting new contributors?

This article, based on the oVirt community site development, shares areas to pursue for producing a community website.

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Gene Kim and Red Hat IT Part 1: Getting DevOps Off the Ground

This is part one of a four-part series on DevOps with Gene Kim and Red Hat IT’s Inception Team.

Panelists:

  • Bill Montgomery: Manager, Red Hat IT
  • Steve Milner: Engineer, Red Hat IT
  • Jen Krieger: Product Owner, Red Hat IT
  • Tim Bielawa: Engineer, Red Hat IT
  • Chris Murphy: Engineer, Red Hat IT

Introduction: Gene Kim, award-winning CTO and co-author of “The Phoenix Project,” recently sat down with Red Hat IT’s Inception team to discuss their DevOps mission. Here are the highlights from the conversation.

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