[Nottingham] NLUG links page

Mat Booth mbooth at fedoraproject.org
Wed Mar 30 14:27:32 UTC 2011

On 30 March 2011 15:08, Mark O'Shea <mark at musicalstoat.co.uk> wrote:
> On Wed, Mar 30, 2011 at 03:02:48PM +0100, Martin wrote:
>> Reminds me of Webmin:
> Puppet and webmin are not the same thing.  Read both again.
>> Others? Recommendations?
> We're just putting in a new 9600 core cluster that currently ranks 87 in the HPC Top 500.  Excuse my french but bollocks to using dd.  We use xcat (previously IBM cluster manager before it was open sourced) which does lots of things to help us manage the cluster but when installing nodes (which it can do all of them at the same time) it produces kickstart files on the fly from templates and network boots the nodes to kick off the installer.

Nice, I didn't know about xCat. :-)

There's also Pulp, if you only need software repository management:

Mat Booth

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