The Changing Enterprise Linux Ecosystem with Wim Coekaerts

Red Hat Enterprise Linux is a Linux distribution developed by Red Hat for the commercial market. The company recently announced changes to the availability of its source code.

In response, CIQ, Oracle and SUSE formed the Open Enterprise Linux Association, or OpenELA, which aims to provide a consistent and secure upstream location for Enterprise Linux distribution sources.

Wim Coekaerts is Executive Vice President of Software Development at Oracle, and he joins the podcast to explain the recent changes in the Linux enterprise space, and discuss the  OpenELA and its importance to the Linux ecosystem.

This episode is hosted by Lee Atchison. Lee Atchison is a software architect, author, and thought leader on cloud computing and application modernization. His best-selling book, Architecting for Scale (O’Reilly Media), is an essential resource for technical teams looking to maintain high availability and manage risk in their cloud environments.

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