[rhelv6-announce] Red Hat Software Collections 2.3 Beta & Red Hat Developer Toolset 6.0 Beta - Now Available for Testing

Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 (Santiago) announcement mailing-list rhelv6-announce at redhat.com
Thu Oct 20 20:57:51 UTC 2016

Red Hat is pleased to announce the beta availability of Red Hat
Software Collections 2.3. Delivered on a separate lifecycle from Red
Hat Enterprise Linux with a more frequent release cadence, Red Hat
Software Collections expedites the delivery of essential web
development tools, dynamic languages, and open source databases. As
these updated components can be installed alongside versions included
in base Red Hat Enterprise Linux, Red Hat Software Collections is
designed to bridge developer agility and production stability by
accelerating the creation of modern applications that can be
confidently deployed into production.

New additions include:
 * Perl 5.24, PHP 7.0, MySQL 5.7, and Redis 3.2
 * Eclipse Neon (4.6.1), Git 2.9, and Thermostat 1.6

Updated collections include:
 * PHP 5.6, Python 3.5, Ruby 2.3, and Mongo 3.2

Red Hat is also pleased to announce the beta availability of Red Hat
Developer Toolset 6.0. Accessible through the Red Hat Developer
Program and related Red Hat Enterprise Linux subscriptions, including
the no-cost Red Hat Enterprise Linux Developer subscription[1], Red
Hat Developer Toolset enables developers to compile applications once
and deploy across multiple versions of Red Hat Enterprise Linux.

Updates include GCC 6.2, GDB 7.12, and a number of updates to
toolchain components and performance tools, like binutils (2.27),
elfutils (0.167), Valgrind (3.12), Dyninst (9.2.0), strace (4.12), and
SystemTap (3.0).

Red Hat Developer Toolset 6.0 Beta is also now accessible across
architectures, with support on both Red Hat Enterprise Linux for Power
and Red Hat Enterprise Linux for z Systems and is available for the
first time via the Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server for ARM Developer

In addition to the provision of Dockerfiles[2], many of the most
popular Red Hat Software Collections are now available as
docker-formatted container images via the Red Hat Customer Portal[3].

Red Hat Software Collections 2.3 Beta and Red Hat Developer Toolset
6.0 Beta are now available to customers and partners with select
active Red Hat Enterprise Linux subscriptions. For more information on
installation or to view the complete release notes, please visit the
Red Hat Customer Portal[4]

To access documentation for Red Hat Software Collections and/or Red
Hat Developer Toolset:
 * Latest Red Hat Software Collections release notes:
 * Latest Red Hat Developer Toolset release notes:
 * Additional Red Hat Enterprise Linux documentation:

The Red Hat Enterprise Linux Team

[1] http://developers.redhat.com/products/rhel/get-started/#tab-bare-metal
[2] https://github.com/sclorg/rhscl-dockerfiles
[3] https://access.redhat.com/search/#/container-images
[4] https://access.redhat.com/documentation/

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