As expected, Red Hat has released its latest server business operating system: Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 6.1. This is the first major update to the platform since RHEL 6 shipped in November 2010.
RHEL 6.1 features optimized KVM virtualization, new hardware support, improved operational efficiency, and high availability (HA) improvements. It also includes improved development and monitoring tools such as an updated Eclipse development environment includes enhanced breakpoint and code generation for C/C++ and Java.
The company also announced, to no surprise, that it’s improved RHEL’s virtualization and cloud offerings. The company also claimed customers will see faster performance with HP and IBM hardware. You can see it for yourself. RHEL 6.1 is available to subscribing Red Hat customers today worldwide via the Red Hat Network.