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Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.3 Released

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Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.3 Now Available with Leading Virtualization Performance and Next-Generation Java and Processor Support Capabilities

Main three updates include: * support for Hugepage memory and Intel Extended Page Tables (EPT), dramatically improve the performance of virtual servers, extending number of CPUs supported and maximum memory * Support for Intel Core i7 (Nehalem) processor * bundled in is the openJDK

At time of this writing release of 5.3 CentOS was not yet available.