CIQ Launches Support for Upstream Kernels in Rocky Linux

RENO, Nev.—April 17, 2024—CIQ today launched supported, upstream kernels for Rocky Linux via the CIQ Enterprise Linux Platform, designed for enhanced performance, hardware compatibility and security. CIQ said the new offering was built to meet the ultra-high performance, compatibility and security needs of the most advanced customers, and is now available to everyone. Development of […]

CIQ Announces Rocky Linux Solutions for CentOS Migration on Google Cloud

RENO, Nev.—November 8, 2023— CIQ Inc. today announced a collaboration with Google Cloud to help customers accelerate CentOS migrations with new Rocky Linux solutions from CIQ built for Google Cloud. With the upcoming end-of-life of CentOS 7 on June 30, 2024, many are still evaluating the best path forward to secure and operate their Linux […]

Texas Tech HPC Center Chooses CIQ for HPC Infrastructure

RENO, Nev.—October 16, 2023—CIQ, the company building software infrastructure for enterprises running performance-intensive workloads atop the Rocky Linux enterprise Linux distribution, has published today a story that shows an HPC infrastructure at Texas Tech University’s High Performance Computing Center (HPCC). “HPC clusters are powerful tools for research and science,” said Gregory Kurtzer, founder and CEO […]

CIQ Bundles OpenRadioss and ParaView on Rocky Linux 9.1 for Computation of Shapes

LAS VEGAS, September 18, 2023 — CIQ announced today at Oracle CloudWorld that it has made a software stack for high-performance computation of shapes available on Oracle Cloud Marketplace. This application package — a bundle of OpenRadioss and ParaView on Rocky Linux 9.1 — helps enterprises simulate and visualize complex, non-linear problems on Oracle Cloud Infrastructure (OCI). CIQ […]

The Rocky Linux Ecosystem’s United Front against Cyber Threats: Building Trust within a Zero Trust Environment

[SPONSORED GUEST ARTICLE] One of the most popular Linux distributions for the HPC industry is the Rocky Linux operating system, a community-supported, open-source OS that is free of charge and bug-for-bug compatible with Red Hat Enterprise Linux. Rocky is backed by security measures from CIQ, whose founder and CEO, Greg Kurtzer, is the creator of Rocky Linux…

@HPCpodcast: Linux Open Source Guru Greg Kurtzer on Red Hat and the RHEL Source Code Controversy

The Linux open source controversy was kicked off in late June when Red Hat announced changes in access to Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) source code. We discussed this in an earlier episode of this podcast, Sorting through the Linux Source Uproar — Red Hat Sets off a Firestorm… In this episode of the @HPCpodcast, we talk with Greg Kurtzer, CEO of CIQ and creator of Rocky Linux….

Red Hat Riposte: CIQ, Oracle and SUSE Create Open Enterprise Linux Association

The ongoing Linux open source controversy took a turn today with the announcement by CIQ, Oracle and SUSE to form the Open Enterprise Linux Association (OpenELA), described by the companies as a collaborative trade association intended “to encourage development of distributions compatible with Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) by providing open and free Enterprise Linux […]

HPC News Bytes 20230814: Linux Wars, China and Chips, Intel AVX, Gordon Bell Prize Finalists

A happy August Monday morning to you. It was an interesting week for supercomputing news, and Shahin and Doug share the highlights of recent developments: Linux Wars continue: Oracle, SUSE, and CIQ form Open Enterprise Linux Association (watch for upcoming episodes on @HPCpodcast on this); China’s tech companies place $5 billion of orders on US chips; Intel improves hardware for on-chip AVX (or APX) vector instructions; 2023 Gordon Bell Prize Finalists also point to TOP500

CIQ Names 5 New VPs 

RENO, Nev., August 1, 2023 — CIQ, a company building software infrastructure for enterprises running data-intensive workloads atop the Rocky Linux enterprise Linux distribution — has expanded its leadership team, announcing today the addition of five seasoned veterans who bring not only deep experience and passion for the technology industry but also a wealth of […]

CIQ Launches New Rocky Linux Support Partner Program

RENO, Nev.—July 20, 2023— CIQ, which builds software infrastructure for enterprises running workloads atop the Rocky Linux enterprise Linux distribution, announced today the launch of its CIQ Partner Program. The company said the launch reinforces CIQ’s partner-first channel strategy as the company aims to deliver its suite of solutions and services to organizations worldwide that […]