Pawan Sharma | February 5, 2011 | 1 Comment so far

Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6

The first major update form RedHat, the Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6, in more than three years hits the market. Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 is the next generation of RedHat's  operating system, designed for mission-critical enterprise computing and certified by top enterprise software and hardware vendors.
 Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6

 Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 features includes the new stable kernel version 2.6.32.. and the Fourth Extended filesystem (ext4), based on the third extended filesystem (ext3). It supports faster and efficient allocation of disk space. The fourth extended filesystem (ext4) is default and also recommended.

Most of the applications have been updated on the  Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 including :
  • Firefox version 3.5
  • Thunderbird 3
  • 3.1
Some of the features of the new RHEL 6 are :
  • Updated kernel and core technology.
  • Approx 30% more packages than previous version.
  •  Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 features fully integrated virtualization based on the KVM hypervisor.
  • Updated development environment.
  • Security : Svirt, provides containment and isolation of virtual guests.

Click here to download RHEL 6 Release Notes --->

I will post more of the features of  Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 after using it......

1 comment:

  1. Very helpful, can you plz add steps for installation using Scripted Linux Install.