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The Red Hat Enterprise Linux based on CentOS is available in version 6.4. CentOS is a community project, which provides a Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) compatible system.
CentOS 6.4 is based on RHEL 6.4, which was released about two weeks ago . As RHEL distribution is supplied for seven years with updates. Since the developers behind CentOS need to adjust many Red Hat packages, new versions of the free offshoot appear, however, almost always with a delay. In CentOS Red must, among other associated trademarks and artwork has to be removed or replaced.
The new version of the distribution is still based on a kernel 2.6.32 , which was, however, greatly expanded. Among other things in the kernel for Microsoft Hyper-V Linux driver has been integrated. Furthermore, CentOS 6.4 now supports drivers for both VMware and Microsoft Hyper-V paravirtualization. Virtualization with KVM replaced in the new version adds support for the 3.4 kernel since embodied in “virtio-scsi”.