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 […]

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 […]

@HPCpodcast: Red Hat’s Mike McGrath on RHEL Source Code Access and the Linux Open Source Controversy

Red Hat’s policy change for Red Hat Enterprise Linux source code access started the biggest open source controversy in years. @HPCpodcast continues its coverage with Red Hat’s Mike McGrath, whose two blogs in late June announced the company’s new RHEL stance ….

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…

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 […]

Rocky Enterprise Software Foundation Elects Project Boards for Rocky Linux, Peridot

RENO, Nev.—March 10, 2023—The Rocky Enterprise Software Foundation (RESF) today announced the inaugural projects and project boards that will initiate the work of the foundation. The officially hosted projects—Rocky Linux and Peridot—were named and respective project boards were elected on January 16 at the first annual meeting of the newly elected RESF board. The elections […]

Rocky Enterprise Software Foundation Approves Bylaws and Charter for Open Community Control of Rocky Linux and Projects

RENO, Nev.—November 10, 2022—The Rocky Enterprise Software Foundation (RESF) today published its charter and bylaws, documenting the organization’s governing structure and rules for hosting open source projects, including its namesake project, Rocky Linux. The charter and bylaws also describe the RESF vision to create and nurture a community of individuals and organizations that are committed […]

How the HPC-AI Rocky Linux Server Operating System Rose from the CentOS Ashes

[SPONSORED CONTENT]  CentOS disappeared in the dead of winter. On December 8, 2020, the day with the earliest sunset of the year in northern latitudes, Red Hat announced it would no longer support the Linux server operating system, and for many CentOS users “what instruments we have agree the day of (its) death was a dark cold day.” If you were an advocate of CentOS Linux, you knew all about it. You knew its traits, its ways, its bugs, its quirks. You knew its personality. You knew how to tease the best out of it, and how to avoid….