Diagnostic tools have been improved. A new set of APIs (application programming interfaces) has been introduced to automate management tasks. It also includes the ability to shut off servers when they are not used, in order to save energy.
In addition to announcing MRG 2.0, Red Hat also made a number of other announcements during the webcast. The next version of its application server, JBoss 7.0, will be fully released in July. This will be the first version to include full support for Java Enterprise Edition 6.0, said Ashesh Badani, a Red Hat senior director of JBoss.
The company has also started a training program for building private clouds using Red Hat software, called Red Hat Cloud Architecture.
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