Buy Cool Rocky Swag and Support RESF at the Official Rocky Linux Store

Buy Cool Rocky Swag and Support RESF at the Official Rocky Linux Store

If you’re a Rocky Linux superfan, or you have one on your holiday gift list, you obviously need cool Rocky swag, so we’re excited to announce the official Rocky Linux store, provided by Muckles’ Ink. Not only can you find a wide assortment of quality merchandise, but you will also support the Rocky Enterprise Software…

Traditional HPC: Utilizing Rocky Linux, Warewulf, and Singularity/Apptainer to Create Turnkey Solutions
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Traditional HPC: Utilizing Rocky Linux, Warewulf, and Singularity/Apptainer to Create Turnkey Solutions

Pulling together proven technology and the latest innovations, CIQ has created a turnkey solution with a traditional high performance computing (HPC) stack that meets the needs of a large variety of users. Easy to deploy, highly scalable, and very flexible, this infrastructure substrate provides a stable, secure, and supported foundation, empowering users to build the…

CIQ Welcomes Two New Hires with Deep Open Source Sales and Solution Engineering Expertise

CIQ Welcomes Two New Hires with Deep Open Source Sales and Solution Engineering Expertise

We’re very excited to welcome two new key members to the CIQ team!  Justin Burdine has joined CIQ as director of solution engineering. Burdine joins us from Red Hat, where he was senior manager, specialist solution architects. In that role, he managed technical sales and a team of product specialists. Justin has deep experience from…

Highlights from Ohio Linux Fest (OLF) 2022

Highlights from Ohio Linux Fest (OLF) 2022

Open. Libre. Free. This past weekend in Columbus, Ohio, Linux enthusiasts gathered for the 20th anniversary of the Ohio LinuxFest or OLF conference–whose ethos is all about these three words: Open. Libre. Free. The OLF conference started in 2003 as an inter-LUG (Linux User Group) meeting and has steadily grown into the event it is…

Splitting Warewulf Images Between PXE and NFS

Splitting Warewulf Images Between PXE and NFS

Please note that this will work on 4.4, currently in release candidate status. Warewulf 4 introduced compatibility with the OCI container ecosystem, which greatly streamlines the process of defining, importing, and maintaining compute node images compared to other systems–even compared to Warewulf 3! But one aspect of compute node images remains unchanged: they can quickly…

The Power of Open Source: Intro to DevSecOps for Government Systems

The Power of Open Source: Intro to DevSecOps for Government Systems

Recently, CIQ participated in the Intro to DevSecOps for Government Systems, a 2-day virtual event + DevSecOps Industry Day from November 29th-December 1st. As part of the event, CIQ’s Paul Nathan and Timothy Serewicz of the Linux Foundation jointly presented The Power of Open Source – Intro to DevSecOps for Government Systems. Here’s a brief…

CIQ Unveils Advisory Board

CIQ Unveils Advisory Board

We’re excited to announce our board of advisors, an exceptional group of professionals featuring veteran open source leaders with deep expertise in IT infrastructure, high performance computing (HPC), open source software, and business strategy. Our advisory board will play a pivotal role in guiding us as we build out the next generation of software infrastructure…

Stateless Provisioning of Stateful Nodes: Examples with Warewulf 4

Stateless Provisioning of Stateful Nodes: Examples with Warewulf 4

When deploying Warewulf 4, we often encounter expectations that Warewulf should support stateful provisioning. Typically these expectations are born from experience with another system (such as Foreman, XCAT, or even Warewulf 3) that supported writing a provisioned operating system to the local disk of each compute node. Warewulf 4 intentionally omits this kind of stateful…

Research Shows Steady Trend to Migrate Away from CentOS to RPM-based Linux Distributions Such as Rocky

Research Shows Steady Trend to Migrate Away from CentOS to RPM-based Linux Distributions Such as Rocky

Hyperion Research, a research firm that provides data-driven research, analysis, and recommendations for technologies, applications, and markets in high performance computing and emerging technology areas, recently published a Hyperion Research HPC Market Update report that paints a positive picture of the HPC market. Here are a few key highlights from the report: Total 2022 HPC…

CIQ Wins the 2022 Digital Innovator Award from Intellyx

CIQ Wins the 2022 Digital Innovator Award from Intellyx

Intellyx, the premier analyst firm dedicated to digital transformation, has announced that CIQ has won the 2021 Digital Innovator Award. As an industry analyst firm that focuses on enterprise digital transformation and the leading edge vendors that are driving it, Intellyx interacts with numerous innovators in the enterprise IT marketplace. To honor these trailblazers, Intellyx…