Announcing Red Hat Enterprise Linux Atomic Host 7.2.6
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Atomic Host is a small footprint, purpose-built version of Red Hat Enterprise Linux that is designed to run containerized workloads. Building on the success of our last release, Red Hat’s Atomic-OpenShift team is excited to announce the general availability of Red Hat Enterprise Linux Atomic Host 7.2.6. This release features improvements in rpm-ostree, cockpit, skopeo, docker, and the atomic CLI. The full release notes can be found here. This post is going to explore a major new feature, currently available as a Technology Preview: package layering.
Increasing the Flexibility of Atomic Host Deployments
By design, Atomic Host is an immutable operating system with simplified configuration, but state does need maintained between reboots, so directories like /etc/ and /var are writable for configuration and data respectively. All code is deployed to Atomic Host through atomic upgrades and rollbacks. Each release is composed from a fixed set of packages and, all workloads are deployed on top as Linux containers.
Read the entire article here, Announcing Red Hat Enterprise Linux Atomic Host 7.2.6
via the fine folks at Red Hat.