In addition to the updated OpenStack cloud platform and open virtualization platform oVirt, there's also JBoss Application Server 7, a pre-release of the Juno Eclipse SDK, and Java 7 for developers.
'The Feature Parity Is There'
Is it worth your while to check out this latest free, community version of Red Hat Enterprise Linux? I think so.
One particularly interesting new feature for small business users, for example, is automatic multi-seat, Bergeron pointed out.
"Say I'm a coffee shop owner," she explained. "What this enables is that even if you have just a single machine, you can have multiple people on multiple desktops, all from one machine."
A retail shop, then, could offer guest PC use for customers without having to invest in a second computer.
"When you compare Fedora 17 to another proprietary OS you might buy at a big box store, the feature parity is there," Bergeron concluded. "This is a good time to come back and take another look at free and open source software."