Red Hat Delivers Beta of RHEL 6.4, Improves Virtualization

Red Hat has released the beta version of Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.4, which has many updates to the existing feature set and provides rich new functionality in the areas of identity management, file system, virtualization, and storage as well as productivity tools. Among the enhancements, RHEL will now work more smoothly within Microsoft’s Hyper-V virtualization environment, and there is support for VMware and Microsoft Hyper-V para-virtualization drivers. Here’s more on what’s under the hood. According to the announcement, RHEL 6.4 beta includes enchancements in these areas:    File system pNFS (Parallel NFS) client (file layout only) remains in technology preview, however now delivers performance improvements with the addition of Direct I/O for faster data access. This drives particular performance benefits for I/O intensive use cases including database workloads. Virtualization Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 now includes the Microsoft Hyper-V Linux drivers, which were recently accepted by the upstream Linux community, improving the overall performance of Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 as a guest on Microsoft Hyper-V. Installation support for VMware and Microsoft Hyper-V para-virtualization drivers. This new feature enhances the user deployment experience of Red Hat Enterprise Linux as

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