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,...

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...

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...

How to Install the NGINX Web Server on Rocky Linux

How to Install the NGINX Web Server on Rocky Linux

Over the past decade, NGINX has become one of the most popular web servers on the market. For those who've never tried NGINX, it is highly efficient (especially at handling concurrent connections), scales very well, and has a lower memory profile than many other web servers. Back in 2021, NGINX overtook Apache as the world's...

How to Troubleshoot SELinux Policy Issues with a User-Friendly GUI

How to Troubleshoot SELinux Policy Issues with a User-Friendly GUI

SELinux is a security subsystem on Rocky Linux that defines access controls for the applications, processes, and files. The system uses a set of rules (policies) that inform SELinux what can or can’t be accessed. But SELinux can be a bit of a challenge, which often leads admins and users to either disable the feature...

How to Deploy Rocky Linux as a Virtual Machine with VirtualBox

How to Deploy Rocky Linux as a Virtual Machine with VirtualBox

Virtual machines (VMs) are a great way to deploy numerous servers, without having to purchase additional systems. Not only that, but they make it easy to take snapshots of a current running state, so you can always roll back, should something go awry. On top of that, virtual machines are a great way to test...

How to Use AWS ParallelCluster 3.8.0 with Rocky Linux 8

How to Use AWS ParallelCluster 3.8.0 with Rocky Linux 8

AWS ParallelCluster 3.8.0 was just released on December 19th and added support for Rocky Linux 8, thanks to Enrico Usai -san and the AWS ParallelCluster team! Rocky Linux 8 is supported as a CustomAmi build through the pcluster build-image command. This article shows you how to build an HPC cluster by using AWS ParallelCluster 3.8.0...

What is Flatpak and How Do You Use It on Rocky Linux?

What is Flatpak and How Do You Use It on Rocky Linux?

The default package manager for Rocky Linux is dnf, which stands for Dandified Yum. DNF replaced YUM some time ago and serves as a drop-in replacement for the command-line-only tool for installing, removing, and general management of installed applications. But DNF isn't the only game in town. Some time ago, universal package managers were created...