Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 7.3 released

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On November 3rd 2016 Red Hat released the next regular update to their flag ship operating system.

kernel level for 7.3 is kernel-3.10.0-514.el7.

Here is my usual summary of links to more information:

From a Linux on z Systems perspective the major enhancements are in the tool chain. The compiler can now can exploit the SIMD instructions of z13.

Also in September Red Hat achieved EAL4+ / common criteria certification for RHEL 7.1:

 (updated 4/11/2016)

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