On May 19th, Red Hat released the first service pack since the
release of Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6. As with every service pack, Red
Hat Enterprise Linux 6.1 consolidates all patches and security updates
since the introduction of Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6, while
maintaining application compatibility, ISV and IHV support.
The established performance leader as both a virtual machine guest
and hypervisor host, we already set another new SpecVirt record in
multi-core scaling with RHEL6.1 due to lower latencies in networking
and I / O.
Many customers moved immediately to Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 for
the latest in filesystem performance and options. This update updates
our advanced networking storage offerings. FCoE, Data Center Briding
and iSCSI offload allow networked storage to deliver the quality of
Keeping pace with the latest hardware innovations, we worked with
Intel to support the latest hot-plug processors and memory - as well
as the latest NUMA architectures and PCI express 3.0.
Developers can now process memory with Valgrind improvements and
learn even more about running processes with SystemTap. These
enhancements have been integrated into the Eclipse IDE for a unified
Red Hat Enterprise Linux supports the entire data center
architecture and major infrastructure projects like:
DHCP / DNS services.
functionality for resource control of applications and virtual
High-availability Add-Ons, that can fail-over applications, services
or virtual machines.
using the new Subscription Manager, currently only available with 6.1
and for use with RHN
kerberos, AD integration or Red Hat Enterprise Identity (IPA)
services, now in Tech Preview