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Fedora 27 Atomic Host December 13th Release

A new Fedora Atomic Host update is available via an OSTree commit:

Version: 27.25
Commit(x86_64): a2b80278eea897eb1fec7d008b18ef74941ff5a54f86b447a2f4da0451c4291a
Commit(aarch64): 0a7bd764394cc4e1afa6e35b20ed20a00dc8b449fc9563624fb47d9940af6a1d
Commit(ppc64le): 46dfc00f165aa29b030acc5fdc5603de0084a1e6fc71005e82ccc3d5145d168d

This is the 3rd release of Fedora 27 Atomic Host, including mulit-architecture artifacts. It includes a new kernel (4.13->4.14), rpm-ostree, and atomic CLI.

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CentOS Atomic Host 7.1711 Available for Download

Last week, the CentOS Atomic SIG released an updated version of CentOS Atomic Host (7.1711), a lean operating system designed to run Linux containers, built from standard CentOS 7 RPMs, and tracking the component versions included in Red Hat Enterprise Linux Atomic Host.

This release rolls up a handful of minor CentOS updates from the past month. The core Atomic component versions are unchanged from those in the previous release (7.1710).

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Fedora 27 Atomic Host November 30th Release

A new Fedora Atomic Host update is available via an OSTree commit:

Version: 27.16
Commit(x86_64): 86727cdbc928b7f7dd0e32f62d3b973a8395d61e0ff751cfea7cc0bc5222142f
Commit(aarch64): 49f9b422bc53b30aea3074c75a15e8322ed1d14980ff0b5f9c694089598b4f2f
Commit(ppc64le): 600955d77630fec6d1d3a76af31d872f2fed8af1495399256a0dfff013a518f3

This is a large update as it is the first update in Fedora 27. Included are new kernel, systemd, ostree, rpm-ostree, and atomic CLI. Future updates should be quite a bit smaller than this.

We are releasing images from multiple architectures but please note that x86_64 architecture is the only one that undergoes automated testing at this time.

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Installing etcd as a System container

Since Fedora 27 Atomic recommends installing Kubernetes as a system container, what follows is a refresher on them featuring etcd.

System containers exist as a way to provide containerized services to a host before traditional container runtimes are ready. System containers do this by utilizing a runc and systemd units and do not deviate from the OCI standards. Let’s look at how someone can use a system containers to install the ever popular etcd today on Fedora 27 Atomic Host!

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