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Cluster Management Software


Cluster management software maximises the work that a cluster of computers can perform. A cluster manager balances workload to reduce bottlenecks, monitors the health of the elements of the cluster, and manages fail over when an element fails. XENON delivers and supports the following cluster management software options:

BRIGHT COMPUTING

XENON deploys and supports Bright Computing’s comprehensive range of software solutions that ideal for deploying and managing HPC clusters, big data clusters, Hadoop clusters and OpenStack in the data center and in the cloud.

ROCKS

Rocks gives users turn-key software installation and update capabilities for Linux clusters. This user-friendly method of maintaining and administering cluster computers scales from small machines to some of the fastest on the Top500 List of supercomputers.

XCAT

xCAT is Extreme Cluster/Cloud Administration Toolkit. xCAT offers complete management for HPC clusters, RenderFarms, Grids, WebFarms, Online Gaming Infrastructure, Clouds, Datacenters, and whatever tomorrow’s buzzwords may be. It is agile, extensible, and based on years of system administration best practices and experience. It enables you to:

  • Provision Operating Systems on physical or virtual machines: RHEL, CentOS, Fedora, SLES, Ubuntu, AIX, Windows, VMWare, KVM, PowerVM, PowerKVM, zVM
  • Provision using scripted install, stateless, statelite, iSCSI, or cloning
  • Remotely manage systems: lights-out management, remote console, and distributed shell support
  • Quickly configure and control management node services: DNS, HTTP, DHCP, TFTP, NFS

Contact XENON today to learn more about High Performance Computing cluster management software.

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