Just as version 10 began shipping, a Novell exec provided a sneak preview of the next version. It will offer virtualization for servers and storage, enhanced security, a compiler and run time, and identity management and provisioning.
Novell will include its "Beagle" search engine and virtualized server and storage features in SUSE Linux Enterprise 11, one Novell executive said.
As it officially launched SUSE Linux Enterprise 10 at Brainshare 2006 Monday, Novell vice president Holger Dyroff gave an overview of features planned for SLES 11, expected to ship in mid-2008.
For instance, SLES 11 will offer virtualization for servers and storage, enhanced security via support for AppArmor's profile management and CIM, a compiler and run-time, and identity management and provisoning, Dyroff added.
On the client side, SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop will incorporate the company's "Beagle" search engine, integrated wireless support, a thin client, enhanced power management and better driver delivery engine.
It will also integrate better into mixed environments, Dyroff said.
The Novell executive said Netware will be available as a paravirtualized guest operating system on SLES, but he did not say whether it will be available for SLES 10 or SLES 11.
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