Red Hat Summit Highlights Docker, RHEL 7.2 Roadmap and More

1 - Red Hat Summit Highlights Docker, RHEL 7.2 Roadmap and More
2 - Boston Is Once Again the Host
3 - Devnation Conference Is a Co-Located Event
4 - The Power of Open-Source Tech Is Participation
5 - IBM Talks About OpenPower Innovation
6 - IBM Mainframe on Display
7 - Red Hat Partners Demonstrate Their Wares
8 - HP Drives IT (Literally)
9 - Peavey Guitar Giveaway
10 - CentOS Linux Running on Intel Edison
11 - Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.2 Roadmap
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Red Hat Summit Highlights Docker, RHEL 7.2 Roadmap and More

by Sean Michael Kerner

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Boston Is Once Again the Host

After being in San Francisco in 2014, the Red Hat Summit returned to Boston, home of the Red Sox and Fenway Park. The Red Hat Summit was last held in Boston in 2013.

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Devnation Conference Is a Co-Located Event

Red Hat held its developer event, known as Devnation, alongside the Red Hat Summit 2015 event.

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The Power of Open-Source Tech Is Participation

In his keynote address, Red Hat CEO Jim Whitehurst emphasized that the value of open source isn't just about licensed code. For Whitehurst, the greatest value of open-source technology is in the collaboration and true communities that emerge that are end-user driven toward innovation.

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IBM Talks About OpenPower Innovation

Doug Balog, general manager of Power Systems at IBM, discussed how the OpenPower Foundation is set to bring innovation to Linux.

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IBM Mainframe on Display

IBM displayed one of its System Z mainframe systems on the partner pavilion show floor.

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Red Hat Partners Demonstrate Their Wares

Cisco, Dell, HP, IBM and SAP were among the many vendors making an appearance at the Red Hat partner pavilion.

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HP Drives IT (Literally)

Hewlett-Packard had a racing game simulation in its booth, under the tag line "Race to the New Style of IT."

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Peavey Guitar Giveaway

SAP was giving away a signed Peavey guitar in its booth. SAP also brought Peavey up on the keynote stage as a case-study customer for how SAP HANA works well with Red Hat Enterprise Linux.

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CentOS Linux Running on Intel Edison

The CentOS community distribution of Linux demonstrated how its Linux operating system could now run on the Intel Edison platform.

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Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.2 Roadmap

During a session on the roadmap for the future of Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL), Denise Dumas, vice president, operating system platform, detailed some of the new performance gains set to debut in RHEL 7.2.

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