Extreme Cloud Administration Toolkit (xCAT)

Extreme Cloud Administration Toolkit (xCAT) is an open source scalable distributed computing management and provisioning tool that provides a unified interface for hardware control, discovery, and OS diskfull/diskfree deployment. This robust toolkit can be used for the deployment and administration of Linux or AIX clusters. Its features are based on user requirements, and take advantage of IBM Power Systems and IBM System z hardware.

xCAT makes simple clusters easy and complex clusters possible by making it easy to:

xCAT works well with the following cluster types:

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