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pub:news:recent:news_2018-05-28_cs_cinesat_moves_from_32_to_64_bit [2018-12-10 23:35]
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 +With deployment of next generation servers in 2018 and 2019, __only 64-bit applications will be supported__ and CineSat and all of its 3rd party tools and libraries will be 64-bit, too. 
  
-Throughout ​2018, most CineSat ​users have still operated outdated ​RedHat Enterprise Linux 5 systems with bi-architecture ​32- and 64-bit ​supportRedHat has dropped its support ​for RHEL 5 more than a year ago in March 2017.+Until 2018, CineSat ​migration to new operating systems and computer architectures has been mainly driven by the server hardware and operating systems used at major customer sites - typically ​RedHat Enterprise Linux 5 32-/64-bit ​bi-architecturesWhile these legacy servers are meanwhile being operated well beyond their hardware life-time and operating system life-cycles,​ the technical requirements ​for the CineSat application have continuously increased with availability of new meteorological data, e.g.
  
-With deployment of next generation servers, only 64-bit applications will be supported and CineSat including all of its 3rd party tools and libraries will be 64-bit, too. In addition, CineSat will be based on an up-to-date operating system platform, because +  ​* New data interfaces require up-to-date interface libraries ​that are not available for the outdated ​RHEL 5 operating ​system, and 
-  ​* New data interfaces require up-to-date interface libraries ​which are not available for outdated operating ​systems. +  * New CineSat features make use of latest web technologies and third party systems, and they require an up-to-date operating system and latest Linux kernels.
-  * And new CineSat features make use of latest web technologies and third party systems ​which require an up-to-date operating system and latest Linux kernels.+
  
-Therefore, ​extended ​support of old 32-bit systems beyond 2018 will only be possible ​as separate customer project ​and will be limited in functionality and in keeping track with latest input data formats. ​+Therefore, ​the 2019 CineSat releases will be based solely on up-to-date 64-bit operating systems. Extended ​support of old 32-bit systems beyond 2018 will only be possible ​under a dedicated __Extended Lifecycle License__ ​and will be limited ​in time, as well as in functionality and in keeping track with latest input data formats. ​
  
-The current development platform is CentOS 7.5 and will move to CentOS 7.6 by the end of this year. All installations and deliveries in 2019 will be based on the CentOS/​RHEL ​7.6 operating systems+The current development platform is CentOS 7.5 and will move to CentOS 7.6 by the end of this year. All installations and deliveries in 2019 will be based on RedHat Enterprise Linux 7.6. 
  
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-The CineSat 64-bit migration project is successfully on track. ​64-bit beta release is planned for January, 2019.+The CineSat 64-bit migration project is successfully on track. ​The 64-bit beta release ​for RHEL 5 is planned for September 2018, and for CentOS 7.5 or higher in January, 2019.
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   * smooth interplay of several programming languages like C, C++, Java, JavaScript, PHP, Python, Unix shell, ...   * smooth interplay of several programming languages like C, C++, Java, JavaScript, PHP, Python, Unix shell, ...
  
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