This is a beta minor release and it is part of the commitment that Red Hat guaranteed for 10 years, to provide a stable Life Cycle for its products. This distribution also offers new virtualization and networking functionalities, possibilities to support the lates platforms and new features such as Red Hat Subscription Management.
Furthermore it is supposed to be possible to run Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.9 smoothly on Microsoft Hyper-V providing management in a Windows environment as a virtual guest.
Features in the Beta Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.9 comprehend:
- Hardware Enablement
- Security, Standards, and Certifications
- Developer Tools