May 19th, 2023 - ProComputers, a forward-thinking cloud solution provider, today announced the availability of its new AlmaLinux 8.8 image version
8.8.20230519 in Azure Marketplace .
AlmaLinux is an open source Linux distribution, created originally by CloudLinux to provide a community-supported, production-grade enterprise operating system that is binary-compatible with Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL).
This is a minimal ready-to-use AlmaLinux 8.8 Gold Image, mainly used as a common base system on top of which other appliances could be built and tested. It contains just enough packages to run within Azure, bring up an SSH Server and allow users to login.
- 1:1 binary compatible with RHEL and pre-Stream CentOS.
- Azure Linux Agent and cloud-init are included.
- Accelerated Networking is supported.
- Security-Enhanced Linux (SELinux) is enabled.
- All security updates available at the release date are included.
Root login is disabled and only the user account specified at launch time is allowed to connect, preferably using ssh public key authentication.
Built using AlmaLinux 8 ‘Minimal Install’ group of packages and a single 30 GiB OS disk. Both root partition and the corresponding filesystem are automatically extended during boot if the selected disk size is bigger than the default one.
Other AlmaLinux images:
Other minimal ready-to-use images:
Why choose ProComputers?
With over 10 years of experience working with Microsoft Azure, ProComputers provides open-source software bundled together into solutions ready to be launched on-demand in the cloud.
ProComputers is a proud sponsor of the AlmaLinux OS Foundation and the Rocky Enterprise Software Foundation.
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