Amazon Web Services Gives Rocky Linux Users Reliability, Scalability, Flexibility, and Security

AWS (Amazon Web Services) is a cloud computing platform that offers a wide range of services, including computing, storage, networking, database, analytics, machine learning, security, and more. Using AWS for Rocky Linux can provide a number of benefits that are important for Enterprise and HPC users alike, including reliability, scalability, flexibility, security, and cost-effectiveness.

Key Features of Amazon Web Services for Rocky Linux Users

Rocky Linux users can take advantage of the many benefits of AWS, including:


With AWS, you can easily scale your infrastructure up or down as needed to meet the changing demands of your business, without needing to purchase and manage physical infrastructure. Rocky Linux can be easily deployed on AWS using Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2) instances, and it is fully supported by the AWS Management Console, AWS CLI, and other tools.


AWS has a strong focus on security, with numerous security measures in place to protect customer data and ensure compliance with industry standards, including data encryption and fine-grained access control to resources.


AWS has a highly available and fault-tolerant infrastructure, which helps ensure that applications running on AWS remain available even in the event of a failure.

Cost savings:

By using AWS, you pay only for the resources you consume, rather than incurring the upfront costs and hassles associated with purchasing and maintaining your own physical infrastructure. 

Wide range of services:

AWS offers extensive services, including computing, storage, database, networking, analytics, machine learning, security, and more, which can be easily integrated with applications running on Rocky Linux.

Getting Started with Rocky Linux on AWS

To get started with Rocky Linux on AWS, you will first need to create an AWS account. Once you have an account, you can launch a Rocky Linux instance from the AWS Marketplace. There are a variety of instance types and sizes available, so you can choose the one that best meets your needs. You’ll also need  to configure some additional settings for your server, such as the network and security settings. Be sure to review these settings carefully to ensure that your server is set up correctly. Once you have finished configuring your server, click the "Launch" button to launch it. You will be asked to select or create a key pair, which is used to securely SSH into your server. After your server has been launched, you can use an SSH client to connect to it and begin using Rocky Linux.

Get started by searching for genuine RESF Rocky Linux images in the AWS marketplace today. For support questions, please contact CIQ.