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Red Hat Enterprise Linux Gets Updated

Red Hat Linux has just released its latest server business operating system called Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.1. This will be the first major update to the platform since November 2010. The new version features optimized KVM virtualization, new hardware support, improved operational efficiency and high availability improvements. KVM stands for Kernel-based Virtual Machine and it allows users to gain better performance than when using virtual machine systems that rely on user-space drivers.

Frustrated With Java? Try Ceylon

It appears that Java may have some healthy competition, a language called Ceylon is on the move. Ceylon was designed to fix the problems of Java but still run on the Java Virtual Machine. Although a third party has referred to Ceylon as a “Java killer,” analysts believe that Ceylon is more likely to join a list of languages that make of the JVM. Java will most likely remain to be the core component of enterprise computing, but with Ceylon, JRuby, Scala, and Jython, offer a new choice for developers.

Currently Java and Microsoft’s .Net remain as the most popular development platforms for businesses. If Ceylon were to “go big,” it would have to compete with the top dogs in the industry of scripting.