Latest Fedora OS Comes in Cloud, Server, and WorkStation Editions

By CIOReview | Thursday, May 28, 2015
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FREMONT, CA: Fedora, a Red Hat sponsored project announces the official release of Fedora 22 with multiple refinements to deliver open source innovation on a user-friendly platform. The updates are available in Cloud, Server, and Workstation editions.

Fedora 22 Cloud

In Fedora 22 Cloud edition the Docker images, Vigrant boxes, Atomic Host and Dockfiles has been updated. While the enhancement allows Vagrant Boxes for libvirt and VirtualBox to be used by developers on Linux, Mac OS X, and Windows and enable them to spin up Fedora-based development environments with ease; it also allows Users to choose a Vagrant box for Fedora 22 Atomic Host and Fedora 22 Cloud base edition. Atomic command, updated Docker, Kubernetes, Flannel, and rpm-ostree package are some of the other improvements done to Atomic Host capabilities.

Fedora 22 Server

A variety of server functions, from file servers to domain controllers are updated in the Fedora Server making it a highly flexible platform. It includes new support for the Database Server Role, based on PostgreSQL. The edition of Fedora 22 server now defaults to the XFS file system, which provides fast crash recovery. Apart from these, Cockpit, a server manager compatible between OS releases makes it easy to control GNU/Linux servers via a web browser.

Fedora 22 Workstation

Fedora Workstation enhancements have also something in store for developers and desktop users as it has focused on user interface enhancements and application improvements. The update includes better notifications. These notifications keeps one updated and at the same time doesn’t interfere with one’s work. The themes and designs are also improved. One can now easily spot information on the screen, regulate window size and placement, and navigate one’s files and folders. The application improvements include enhancements in software, files, image viewer, boxes and vagrant.