Public release of EuroLinux 8.3 beta

26.05.2021 / Main channel
EuroLinux 8
Today we have released to the public the beta version of EuroLinux 8.3. This is a test version of the software. Its release is the effect of few months of hard work of the EuroLinux team. During production, we created new build systems and extended QA procedures for this product.

Load average, process states on Linux, and some loadavg myths

16.03.2021 / Main channel
load average process states on Linux
In my professional experience, I quite often have the opportunity to conduct recruitment, a part of which are questions related to Linux family systems. One of the standard questions is about an important, although in fact not saying much, system statistics, which is the average system load (abbreviated to loadavg). Unfortunately, it happens, also in the case of people with really impressive professional experience, that the candidate is not able to correctly describe and interpret the information ensuing from the load average.

Podman vs. Docker – secure containerization

04.01.2021 /
Podman vs Docker
Podman 2.0 is a container development and management tool made available in the eighth version of EuroLinux. The software is compatible with Docker and offers many security benefits, mainly due to the ability to operate from the level of the unprivileged user (root less) and to abandon the daemon process (daemon-less).

EuroLinux 7.9 is released!

25.11.2020 /
EuroLinux 7.9
EuroLinux version 7.9 was released on November 3rd. This version is a milestone in the development of Enterprise Linux as it entered the second phase of support. In this phase, EuroLinux is still fully supported, but the number of updates is narrowed to essential packages and software patches. What changes does this released bring?

Modules, streams and profiles in EuroLinux 8 distribution

30.09.2020 /
EuroLinux 8
The EuroLinux repository from version 8 in addition to individual RPM packages introduces new modular functionality. A typical module includes application packages, packages with application-specific dependency libraries, documentation packages, and packages with supporting tools. This feature is characteristic of all Linux systems in the Enterprise family, which includes, among others, distributions of Red Hat®, Oracle®, CentOS and naturally EuroLinux itself. Thanks to streams, modules provide the ability to separate the operating system life cycle from the life cycle of the applications used.

EuroLinux images generally available on AWS

07.08.2020 /
EuroLinux publicznie dostepny w chmurze AWS
Today we are glad to announce the general availability of EuroLinux AMI on the AWS (Amazon Web Services) platform. It is another step that broadens and strengthens our presence in cloud-based solutions.

New Vagrant Boxes for VMWare provider

22.07.2020 /
As part of our commitment to building necessary tools and trust among development and maintenance team, we are constantly looking for new ways to offer our products and services. It's worth noticing ...

Proxy in PostgreSQL – load balancing and high-availability solutions

20.07.2020 /
What are the benefits of database proxy? How does a proxy relate to high-availability solutions? Can a connection pooler offer any new possibilities? In this instalment of the series on creating reliable replicated PostgreSQL clusters, I will try to answer the above questions.

EuroLinux docker images are now available

20.08.2019 /
As part of the introduction to this material, we encourage you to read two previous articles from our blog: Basics of containerization and Docker in Linux part. I . We do not ...

Public vagrant images from EuroLinux

02.08.2019 /
Vagrant EuroLinux
Vagrant is one of the most popular tools in the world of DevOps. Allows you to instantly create and manage virtual machines or containers that come from a pre-set pattern (box). This approach does not require a long and wearisome installation of the system.

Docker for Linux part I – basic commands

23.07.2019 /
Docker w linuksie
We are launching a new series of articles, this time dedicated to Docker. Today we will discuss the simplest commands related to it. We will start with installation and configuration, then we will move to adding the user to the group and importing the container image. Finally, we will list and destroy the container with the images.