Release: Fedora 17

Yesterday the Fedora Project announced the general availability of Fedora 17, the latest version of Red Hat sponsored free open source operating system distribution.

In the rich set of new features worth to mention the update of OpenStack and the addition of project oVirt.

Cloud, Virtualization, and Performance Features: OpenStack, a collection of services that can be used to set up and run cloud compute and storage infrastructure, is updated to the latest release, 2012.1 (Essex); oVirt, an open virtualization platform, provides a feature-rich virtualization management system with robust capabilities for both hosts and guests; and the Cluster stack includes numerous and significant updates for both high availability and load balancing applications.