Hivelocity, a global supplier of Dedicated server and Private cloud solutions, announced new options for its premium custom server which now includes the AlmaLinux operating system. As an open source Linux distribution, it is developed for and around the CloudLinux community. AlmaLinux provides users with a supported, stable, and free enterprise operating system alternative to distributions such as Red Hat and Fedora. Spiritual successor to CentOS, AlmaLinux promises the same compatibility and functionality as its predecessor, but with continued support from the experts behind CloudLinux.
“At Hivelocity, our goal is to give our customers the tools they need to be successful. said Nate kennison, DevOps Engineer at Hivelocity. “By offering a greater variety of RHEL-compatible Linux distributions, such as AlmaLinux, we make it easier for our customers to build and maintain systems that best meet their business needs. In an ever-changing industry, it’s important that our customers feel they always have access to the latest and greatest options available.
Launched in the first quarter of 2021, AlmaLinux is a RHEL (Red Hat Enterprise Linux) fork designed to fill the gaps left after CentOS Linux development ceased in December 2020. Featuring a binary 1 to 1 compatible fork of RHEL 8 and promising continued support until 2029 at least, AlmaLinux provides users with a permanent alternative to environments built with or around the CentOS distribution of Linux. Whether you are an existing CentOS user or just looking for a free and reliable alternative to Red Hat, AlmaLinux can be the solution you’ve been waiting for.
Looking to upgrade from a previous CentOS distribution?
With AlmaLinux, upgrading from CentOS is simple and virtually instantaneous. It has no downtime and requires minimal investment of time and energy, making the process of switching distributions easier. With CloudLinux costing $ 1 million per year in support, users can get to know their systems more easily and their customers are in the hands of true Linux experts.
However, by combining Almalinx with Hivelocity’s premium dedicated server solution, you can apply the same level of industry expertise to your complete hosting solution. With nearly 20 years of experience, Hivelocity is the hosting provider that its users can trust. If users need managed server hosting, flatsharing, or a complete tailor-made infrastructure, Hivelocity has the right solution for the needs of the organization. With its new hourly billing options and Public RESTful API, bare metal solutions can be easily managed as a cloud through Hivelocity. Combine cloud-like scalability with the power and reliability of the right dedicated server resources.
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