Red Hat is the most recent group that decides to cancel one in every of its bodily occasions, with the upcoming Red Hat Summit 2020 now shifting to online-only as a result of coronavirus issues.

The occasion was projected to happen April 28-29, and Red Hat says the identical content material could be supplied to those that connect with the dwell streaming, together with keynotes, breakout classes, and entry to Red Hat specialists.

“Like others, we have now been intently monitoring evolving coronavirus (COVID-19) developments, together with steering from the CDC, WHO and different well being authorities. The security and wellbeing of Red Hat Summit attendees is our high precedence, and as a precautionary measure, we have now determined to rebuild Red Hat Summit 2020 as a digital occasion and cancel the bodily occasion at San Francisco’s Moscone Center,” Red Hat says.

Hotel reservations additionally canceled

Those who’ve already registered for the bodily occasion may also be registered for the digital occasion at no cost, with two choices provided going ahead: they will both use their passes through the subsequent 12 months’s summit or get a refund. Emails might be despatched to every attendee to allow them to select between the 2, Red Hat says.

Additionally, all lodge reservations made by means of the convention web site might be canceled with no prices, however attendees who booked a lodge utilizing different companies want to succeed in out to the accommodations to cancel their reservations.

“We are nonetheless working by means of most of the particulars for the digital occasion, however are excited in regards to the alternative to share our latest improvements with you and convey content material on the most recent in Linux, cloud, automation and administration, container, and Kubernetes applied sciences to a good wider world viewers,” Red Hat explains.

Full data, together with find out how to register for the online-only occasion, might be revealed within the coming weeks.