How to Deploy and Use the Rocky Linux Docker Image

How to Deploy and Use the Rocky Linux Docker Image

When you think of deploying Rocky Linux, you most likely default to either installing it to bare metal or as a virtual machine. Both of those deployments work great for fairly straightforward use cases. But what if you'd prefer to containerize your deployments? Containerized deployments have plenty of benefits, such as: Some time ago, Rocky...

Get Out of the Red and Save 40% by Switching to Rocky Linux with CIQ

Get Out of the Red and Save 40% by Switching to Rocky Linux with CIQ

The Enterprise Linux operating system has always presented users with 2 options:  Depending on your use case, internal and external policies, and needs, you chose the path that was best for you or your company. And while that is still an option, the cost to open a support ticket has significantly increased over time with...

Easily Set Up Monitoring for Your Rocky Linux Server Using the Linux Integration for Grafana Cloud

Easily Set Up Monitoring for Your Rocky Linux Server Using the Linux Integration for Grafana Cloud

Editor's Note: This blog was originally published on the Grafana Labs website. Below are excerpts of this post. Grafana Cloud is the fully managed observability platform that is powered by the open source Grafana LGTM Stack (Loki for logs, Grafana for visualization, Tempo for traces, and Mimir for metrics). Based on a “big tent” philosophy,...

Automating VMware Alternatives with Ansible and Ascender

Automating VMware Alternatives with Ansible and Ascender

I have personally used and had good success with VMware for nearly two decades. While it is a good product, I occasionally have folks talk about some alternatives, and how viable they are.  For this article/demo, I’m going to use Proxmox VE, which is a competent and user-friendly hypervisor. Really, I’m going to examine this...

CIQ Offers LTS for Rocky Linux 8.6, 8.8, and 9.2 Images on AWS

CIQ Offers LTS for Rocky Linux 8.6, 8.8, and 9.2 Images on AWS

CIQ is extending the life of Rocky Linux point releases with CIQ long-term support (LTS) for Rocky Linux 8.6, 8.8, and 9.2 images on AWS. This ensures organizations can easily leverage Rocky Linux while meeting their long-term operating system support needs for security and compliance. Whether organizations require bug fixes and security patches in the...

Altair Adds Support for Rocky Linux in Altair HyperWorks

Altair Adds Support for Rocky Linux in Altair HyperWorks

CIQ is excited to announce that Altair, a global leader in computational science and artificial intelligence, will support Rocky Linux 8.4 in its latest release of Altair HyperWorks (2023.1). Altair customers can now deploy HyperWorks solvers atop the world’s fastest-growing Enterprise Linux operating system, Rocky Linux, confident in the enterprise-grade support Altair offers. “Our work...

Install Performance Co-Pilot via Ansible and Ascender

Install Performance Co-Pilot via Ansible and Ascender

Performance Co-Pilot (PCP) is a suite of tools used for performance monitoring for a variety of things. We see it used quite a bit in the HPC space to either squeeze as much performance out of a system as possible or to troubleshoot performance issues. It can often be tedious to install and manage… unless, of...

How to Install the phpMyAdmin Web-Based MySQL or MariaDB GUI on Rocky Linux

How to Install the phpMyAdmin Web-Based MySQL or MariaDB GUI on Rocky Linux

If you've ever had to administer a database, you know there are two routes you can take…the command line or a GUI. Although the command line is a very effective method of managing databases, it can't beat a GUI, especially when you need speed and efficiency. This is made especially so when you're working with...

"Build And Replace" Linux Migration Via Automation With Ascender

"Build And Replace" Linux Migration Via Automation With Ascender

Migrating from one Linux major version to another never seems to be a simple task, but through the magic of automation, it can be a lot simpler and reproducible. I’m going to cover the Ansible playbooks I created to do the work, then I’ll execute it using our enterprise automation platform called Ascender. Our recommended...

How to Build an Apptainer Pre-Installed Rocky Linux 8 Custom Image for AWS ParallelCluster

How to Build an Apptainer Pre-Installed Rocky Linux 8 Custom Image for AWS ParallelCluster

The last article showed how to use AWS ParallelCluster 3.8.0 with Rocky Linux 8. This article shows you how to use AWS ParallelCluster with an Apptainer pre-installed Rocky Linux 8 custom image. This method can also be applied to installing other software. Let’s get started. Create Apptainer installation component To customize your image, create “component”...