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Users can run virtual machines within RHEL 7 using its built-in [https://access.redhat.com/documentation/en-us/red_hat_enterprise_linux/7/html/virtualization_getting_started_guide/chap-virtualization_getting_started-products Kernel-based Virtual Machine], or KVM. UMIACS also supports the use of [https://www.sylabs.io/docs/ Singularity], a container application that is a more secure alternative to Docker.
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Users can run virtual machines within RHEL 7 using its built-in [https://access.redhat.com/documentation/en-us/red_hat_enterprise_linux/7/html/virtualization_getting_started_guide/chap-virtualization_getting_started-products Kernel-based Virtual Machine], or KVM. UMIACS also supports the use of [https://www.sylabs.io/docs/ Singularity], a container application that is an alternative to Docker.
  
  
 
=== File System Capabilities===
 
=== File System Capabilities===
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The default file system is now XFS. Here is an overview of the supported file systems in RHEL7. Most of the information in section section is taken from [https://access.redhat.com/articles/796293 this Redhat page].
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===Security===
 
===Security===

Revision as of 14:08, 10 May 2019

UNDER CONSTRUCTION

Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 is an operating system published by Red Hat, Inc., which is currently a subsidiary of IBM.


Features

A summary of important improvements are listed below.

Kernel and Performance

Virtualization

Users can run virtual machines within RHEL 7 using its built-in Kernel-based Virtual Machine, or KVM. UMIACS also supports the use of Singularity, a container application that is an alternative to Docker.


File System Capabilities

The default file system is now XFS. Here is an overview of the supported file systems in RHEL7. Most of the information in section section is taken from this Redhat page.

  • XFS

Security

Desktop

Networking