Red Hat eyes edge computing workloads

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Red Hat is doubling down on edge computing through a slew of enhancements in its portfolio to cater to emerging 5G and internet of things (IoT) use cases. Speaking at the virtual Red Hat Summit this year, Matt Hicks, executive vice-president of products and technologies at the company, said Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 8.4, for example, is expanding its capabilities to become a lightweight edge-native operating system (OS). Hicks said RHEL 8.4 now includes enhancements to streamline OS image generation, including customised OS images for edge computing workloads, along with simplified management of updates using container images. “And we’re not only working with customers to help them expand their deployments to the edge with confidence, but many edge solutions are also being delivered through partners with Linux embedded as a key...

Deutsche Börse eyes quantum computing

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Deutsche Börse has completed a pilot study into the application of quantum computing to calculate proprietary business risks, in a use case that could enter full production within the next three years, according to independent experts. A study published today (March 10), co-authored by Carsten Schäfer – the exchange’s risk manager for business risk and IT operational risk and a supervisory board member – and fintech firm JoS Quantum, describes a quantum computation for risk sensitivity analysis Only users who have a paid subscription or are part of a corporate subscription are able to print or copy content. To access these options, along with all other subscription benefits, please contact [email protected] or view our subscription options here: http://subscriptions.risk.net/subscribe You are currently unable to...