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Last week, as I mentioned in my earlier post, I was in Frankfurt, Germany, for the ISC High Performance Computing conference. The thing that grabbed my attention, more than anything else, was the Student Cluster Competition.  11 teams from around the world - mostly from Universities - were competing to create the fastest (by a variety […]

An updated version of CentOS Atomic Host (tree version 7.1705), is now available. CentOS Atomic Host is a lean operating system designed to run Docker containers, built from standard CentOS 7 RPMs, and tracking the component versions included in Red Hat Enterprise Linux Atomic Host. CentOS Atomic Host is available as a VirtualBox or libvirt-formatted […]

Starting with v1705, we are starting to offer the official CentOS images for Vagrant, for the Hyper-V provider. Hyper-V is Microsoft's native hypervisor, available by default in Windows Server 2008 and newer, Windows 8 Pro, Windows 10 Pro, and Windows Hyper-V Server 2012; since it also powers Microsoft Azure, it's probably a good alternative to […]

2017-06-21: We have released version 1705.02 of the official CentOS Linux images for Vagrant, providing important security fixes in glibc and the Linux kernel, addressing the "stack clash" vulnerability. We advise all users to update to this new release. Existing boxes don't need to be destroyed and recreated: running sudo yum update inside the box […]

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