Enjoying the new hire orientation at Red Hat and learning more about the company. Here is something for you to learn …
Red Hat’s Mission: To be the catalyst in communities of customers, contributors, and partners creating better technology the open source way.
Red Hat has products in five main areas. Each area has an open source offering and a corresponding commercially supported offering.
|Product Area||Open Source||Commercial|
(biggest corporate committer)
|Red Hat Enterprise Linux
(Relationship between Fedora and RHEL)
|Middleware||JBoss Enterprise Application Platform|
|Virtualization||,||Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization|
|Cloud||and (biggest corporate contributor)||OpenShift Online (Public PaaS) and OpenShift Enterprise (Private PaaS)|
|Storage||Red Hat Storage Server|
Open source offerings are much more agile allowing to respond to the rapidly changing needs in the industry. This allows customers to innovate and deliver solutions in a much more cost-effective way. Commercial support provides the reliability, stability, and confidence for mission-critical applications.
Every thing at Red Hat is done The Open Source Way. Its not just another tool in the quiver, it is very much in DNA of the company. The mission statement of the company was adjusted a few years ago to match that. The company believes that open source simply creates better software.
Unlock yourself from the proprietary software and say YES to only Open Source.