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Category Archives: Parallel Computing


by polfilm on January 29, 2013

Cobbler is a Linux installation server that allows for rapid setup of network installation environments. It glues together and automates many associated Linux tasks so you do not have to hop between lots of various commands and applications when rolling out new systems, and, in some cases, changing existing ones. It can help with installation, […]


by polfilm on January 28, 2013

Collins consists of the core application, a set of client libraries, the collins-shell, and an automation toolchain. Nothing but collins core is required. Documented, consistent REST API Client API libraries in Ruby, Python and Bash A collins command line shell for scripting and automation A callback system for hooking into asset lifecycle events Multiple authentication […]

The Foreman

by polfilm on January 9, 2013

The Foreman is aimed to be a single address for all machines life cycle management. Foreman Installation on CentOS 6 with EPEL Ovirt Foreman UI Plugin Blog Foreman

EC2 Demo of MCollective – Puppet Labs

by polfilm on January 9, 2013

The Marionette Collective AKA MCollective is a framework to build server orchestration or parallel job execution systems. We’ve attempted to think out of the box a bit designing this system by not relying on central inventories and tools like SSH, we’re not simply a fancy SSH “for loop.” MCollective use modern tools like Publish Subscribe […]