As a powerful enterprise Linux system for cloud environment and enterprise IT, Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8 is officially released today. Nearly five years after the release of the RHEL 7 series, RHEL 8 has introduced many powerful new functions while optimizing many core components, so that users can easily control various environments and support various workloads.
Red Hat indicates:
RHEL 8 has introduced a number of new functions for the coming hybrid cloud era, including Red Hat Smart Management extensions for configuring, managing, repairing and configuring RHEL 8, and Application Streams, which include a rapid migration framework, programming language sizes and many developer tools.
RHEL 8 also improves the administrator and management area, making it easier for system administrators and Windows administrators to access. In addition, through Red Hat Enterprise Linux System Roles, Linux beginners can automate complex tasks faster, and through the RHEL Web Console, they can manage and monitor the running status of Red Hat Enterprise Linux system.
In terms of security, RHEL 8 has built-in support for OpenSSL 1.1.1 and TLS 1.3 encryption standards. It also provides comprehensive support for the Red Hat Container Toolkit for creating, running and sharing container applications, improving support for ARM and POWER architectures, SAP solutions and real-time applications, and Red Hat hybrid cloud infrastructure.