New CentOS 8 alternatives, new Custom Images feature, and more
In the June edition of In the Node, we’re sharing new alternatives to CentOS 8 to support customers with the distro’s end-of-life scheduled for the end of this year, and letting you know that Custom Images are now in general availability. There are also some new show episodes on our YouTube channel, new Docs, and a new HackerSploit series on Docker security.
Apache Kafka, often known simply as Kafka, is a popular open source platform for stream management and processing. Initially developed by LinkedIn, but now maintained by Apache Software Foundation, Kafka can be thought of as a re-implementation, or an evolution of a traditional database for a streaming world. Learn more about Kafka with this in-depth primer.
Express JS is a web application framework for Node.js that sits on top of Node.js and provides ready access to the features and tools you need to create web applications. It prevents you from having to reinvent the wheel while still giving you autonomy with how your web application takes shape. This tutorial provides the tools to start developing your first Express JS application.
To ease the
transition from CentOS 8 to a new distribution, we’ve recently added
Rocky Linux and
Alma Linux to Linode. You can now select Rocky or Alma Linux when creating a new instance within Cloud Manager or using the API. Our complete list of supported distros are available
there’s a guide to help you choose the right one.
This month, Custom Images were released into general availability with a new drag-and-drop upload feature in Cloud Manager to quickly upload and deploy images across multiple instances. Try it now in
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