How Red Hat’s Inception DevOps team utilized Docker for the Release Engine

As we have discussed in the past, Team Inception has been working on a release engine to automate RPM code deployments within Red Hat IT. On July 8 we passed a significant milestone by successfully using Release Engine in our QA environment.  This was an incredible achievement which included a number of feature requests, defect fixes, and collaboration between multiple teams to produce an open source application that will address growing needs internally in Red Hat ITWe decided that since we are attempting to make waves internally we should also use a product that is currently making waves throughout the industry: so we chose Docker.

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Partner Early Access Program for RHEL 7 Beta

As you probably saw, we announced the availability of the Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 Beta on the 11th of December. Would you like to get more involved in the Beta? Well, we have spun up a special program (Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 Beta: Partner Early Access Program (hence we normally just call it the “PEAP” 🙂 ) for partners who are interested and excited about working with the Beta and sharing their feedback.

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Red Hat Announces RHEL 7 Beta!

A number of you have asked the question, and now we have the answer – RHEL 7 beta is now available!

See today’s full announcement here, but here are some excerpts and specifics for developers.

“Today marks an exciting milestone for Red Hat as we share news of the beta availability of Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.

With today’s announcement, we are inviting Red Hat customers, partners, and members of the public to provide feedback on what we believe is our most ambitious release to date. Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 is designed to provide the underpinning for future application architectures while delivering the flexibility, scalability, and performance needed to deploy across bare metal, virtual machines, and cloud infrastructure.”

RHEL 7 Beta showcases hundreds of new features and enhancements, particularly in these areas:

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