While containers and Kubernetes are among the hottest areas in application deployment, enterprises are still deploying virtual machines and hypervisors. To help support the continued demand for virtualization, Red Hat announced its Red Hat Virtualization 4.2 update on May 15.
The RHV update benefits from a new user interface that was developed in the open-source PatternFly project. There are also improved metrics and logging capabilities, as well as new disaster recovery features. And networking gets a boost with the inclusion of the Open Virtual Network (OVN) software-defined networking (SDN) technology. The RHV update comes a week after the Red Hat Summit, where a core focus was on the company’s OpenShift Kubernetes container orchestration platform.
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