Alphabet Soup: xCAT By: Heather Crognale.
When you're ready to provision a system in your cloud or cluster, you can go through each step on your own, or you can use the xCAT: Extreme Cloud (or Cluster) Administration Toolkit .
The xCAT is a collection of tools, most of which are script-based,
that you can use to build, configure, administer, and maintain Linux clusters. You can use xCAT on any cluster, but it works particularly well on high-performance clusters, horizontal-scaling clusters, and administrative clusters. The xCAT... [More]