Red Hat Software Collections 1.1 Updates Tools, Language Support
Written by Michael Larabel in Red Hat on 4 June 2014 at 03:51 PM EDT. Add A Comment
Red Hat has announced the general availability of Software Collections 1.1, their update of common web development tools, dynamic languages, and open-source databases. Red Hat Software Collections provide newer versions of these key open-source packages than what is offered by default in RHEL while being backed by three years of Red Hat support.

Packages within Red Hat Software Collections 1.1 is Ruby 1.9.3 with Rails 3.2.8, Python 2.7 and 3.3, PHP 5.4 and 5.5, Perl 5.16.3, and Node.js 0.10. Ruby 2.0 with Rails 4.0 is packaged as a separate collection. When it comes to databases, Red Hat Software Collections 1.1 includes MySQL 5.5, PostgreSQL 9.2, MariaDB 5.5, and MongoDB 2.4. For web serving is Apache HTTP Server 2.4 and a technology preview of Nginx 1.4.4.

More information on Red Hat Software Collections 1.1 can be found via the press release at

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