EuroLinux 8.6 released

11.05.2022 / Main channel
EuroLinux 8.6 released
EuroLinux 8.6 includes the addition of a new version of PHP and Perl, a secure version of log4j, and updates to popular compiler stacks for C/C++, Go, and Rust, among other languages. The ability to specify a threshold value in microseconds has been added to the Linux real-time kernel test suite, rteval.

Network filtering in EuroLinux 8 – firewalld

11.05.2022 / Main channel
Network filtering in EuroLinux 8 – firewalld
A firewall is what ensures the protection of systems of a broad availability. It allows a precise setup of trust, thus in the context of networking it’s also about access control, for domains. Today we’ll discuss the concepts and inner workings of the network filter that EuroLinux 8 uses – firewalld.

New, modernized labels of EuroLinux container images

04.05.2022 / Main channel
New, modernized labels of EuroLinux container images
We have been supporting our clients with open container solutions for many years. Our golden standard is to publish containers that are being rebuilt, tested and delivered for the whole community in regular cycles. In line with our internal policy, we build containers not only for our company’s solutions, but for other Enterprise Linux systems as well.

New AlmaLinux 9 beta container images and Vagrant boxes by EuroLinux

20.04.2022 / Main channel
New AlmaLinux 9 beta container images and Vagrant boxes from EuroLinux
On April 19, the AlmaLinux OS Foundation released the first installation images for their 9.0 beta version of their Enterprise Linux system. Today we are announcing that we have created yet another, the third (after CentOS Stream 9 and EuroLinux 9 beta), collection of images of an Enterprise Linux 9 operating system supported by our team

The RPM ecosystem, software packaging and spec file – build your first package

20.04.2022 / Main channel
Software engineering in the Enterprise Linux family: RPM, software packaging and the spec file
In this guide we’ll present, how packages for the business industry-leading systems from the Enterprise Linux family are being prepared. They consist of, among others, Red Hat Enterprise Linux, Oracle Linux, EuroLinux and CentOS. We’ll elaborate on how the packages’ structure looks internally and how one can easily prepare a specification for them.

EuroLinux 8.6 beta released

14.04.2022 / Main channel
EuroLinux 8.6 beta
we released version 8.6 beta of the EuroLinux operating system. It is compatible with the latest upstream release. With this release we focused on the support for modern software security technologies such as OpenSSL 3.0, verification of the versions of installed SELinux policies and updated hashing algorithms.

Migrating relational databases to PostgreSQL using EuroDB tools

13.04.2022 / Main channel
Migrating relational databases to PostgreSQL using EuroDB tools
A lot of applications allow the use of different database engines. It is therefore possible that the decision to choose a particular engine was made too hastily or the requirements for the application itself have changed. An important recommendation to change the engine may also be the high license costs of the existing database solution. In these cases, database migration becomes the best solution. Today we will introduce the topic of migration, its security and simplicity – using the solutions offered by the tools from EuroDB.

PostgreSQL database back up with the use of EuroDB tools

06.04.2022 / Main channel
PostgreSQL database back up with the use of EuroDB tools
There are two kinds of people: those who create back up copies and those who will start creating them. In today's article, we will take a closer look at the concept of backup and perform basic configuration of the backup database using the EuroDB backup tool.

openQA – or how we test EuroLinux

17.03.2022 / Main channel
openQA – how we test EuroLinux
One of the elements of the EuroLinux test suite is the openQA software. It’s an automated test tool that allows an extensive analysis of the whole operating system installation process, as well as visual tests for individual applications. In this article we’ll show, how we utilize it.

Logical replication of PostgreSQL database with EuroDB tools

08.03.2022 / Main channel
Logical replication of PostgreSQL database with EuroDB tools
Databases are what is the most often the critical component of any enterprise. Therefore, in order to ensure high availability, replication mechanisms have been created. Today we will introduce the topic of logical replication with a module that is part of the EuroDB database platform.

EuroLinux 9.0 beta released

01.03.2022 / Main channel
EuroLinux 9 beta
On March 1, 2022, we released version 9.0 Beta of the EuroLinux operating system. It is compatible with the latest upstream release. With this release we focused on delivering the most developer-friendly platform across the entire family of systems built upon the source code of Red Hat® Enterprise Linux®, which we refer to as the Enterprise Linux family.