Configuring and Managing Aix Clusters Using Xcat 2

This IBM® Redbooks® publication positions the new Extreme Cluster Administration Toolkit 2.x (xCAT 2) against the IBM Cluster Systems Management (CSM) for IBM Power Systems™ running AIX in a High Performance Computing (HPC) environment.This book provides information to help you:- Understand, from a broad perspective, a new clustering management architecture. We emphasize the benefits of this new solution for deploying HPC clusters of large numbers of nodes.- Install and customize the new xCAT cluster management in various configurations.- Design and create a solution to migrate from existing CSM configurations to xCAT-managed clusters for IBM System p platforms running AIX.

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