Red Hat has announced the release of RHEL 6.6 beta which is intended for testers. Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.6 Beta includes enhancements to both security and stability as well as:
According to the press statement, “Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 offers a stable, proven and predictable platform, balancing the enterprise need to maintain a reliable and secure platform for mission critical workloads with the flexibility to adapt to changing business needs. Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.6 Beta answers this need, providing enhanced functionality that allows organizations to easily build and manage large, complex IT infrastructure for deployment across physical, virtual, and cloud environments.”
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.6 Beta also provides enhancements to running Red Hat Enterprise Linux as a virtual guest, upholding Red Hat’s commitment to refining the overall virtualization experience. Virtualization updates in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.6 Beta include support for a host to feed randomness to a virtual machine, increasing security for cryptographic applications, multi-queue performance improvements for guest network and storage throughput when running Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.6 Beta on a Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 host, and more.