An overview of DevOps at Summit and DevNation from Brian Che, general manager, Cloud Product Strategy

Almost every keynote this year includes a mention of DevOps as a way to build better software by breaking down silos and pushing for quicker releases, etc. Brian Che shared his thoughts on the DevOps movement and things you need to think about this week and beyond.

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Interact. Engage. Participate. Get involved at Summit.

Attendees at the 2015 Red Hat Summit had their chance to see this year’s theme—Energize Your Enterprise—come to life. From the signs around the Hynes to the opening video, the environment feels absolutely electric—sometimes literally.

Take the experiential hallway, for example–it’s new to Summit this year. Summiteers can walk the laser-packed corridor, plug in at charging stations featuring Tesla plasma balls, and interact with the Lite Brite wall.

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OpenShift 3 and the next generation of PaaS


  • Ashesh Badani, vice president and general manager, OpenShift
  • Matt Hicks, senior director, Engineering
  • Joe Fernandes, vice president, Management and Security
  • Clayton Coleman, lead engineer, OpenShift

In front of a standing-room-only crowd, a roundtable of Red Hat cloud experts discussed the new features in OpenShift Enterprise 3 by Red Hat and laid out the roadmap for where it’s going in the future.

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Open Source Stories: e-NABLE: open technology, faster progress

If you were an attendee who set off on the Red Hat Summit 5k run this morning at 6:00 a.m., kudos to you. I’m not a fan of anything but a cup of coffee and some sweet silence that early in the morning. But this morning was different. Red Hatters and attendees, including some of the people in the Penn Manor Open Source Story who are attending Summit this week, paid the entrance fee or gathered sponsors and laced up their running shoes. With help from the Greater Boston CVB, they raised a total of $4,868.44.

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Red Hat system management vision and strategy

Joe Fitzgerald, Red Hat’s vice president of management and security, took us on a quick tour through the past, current, and future plans for one of the next frontiers: integrated, open management. Joe has more than 30 years of system management experience; a dozen of those as an open source supporter. With a few management paradigm shifts under his belt, he takes the coming changes in stride. But first, a little context.

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Paul Cormier announces new products and technologies at Red Hat Summit

“Linux has won in the datacenter. Now on to the rest of IT.”

In this morning’s keynote from Executive Vice President and President of Products and Technologies Paul Cormier, we looked back at how Linux finally won in the datacenter, and we explored insights into where the open source community is guiding us.

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