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Phoenix Clustering Managemet Software

Effortless Cluster Administration

Phoenix is a complete cluster management suite developed by Atipa to provide easy day-to-day management and operations of our clusters

Complimentary with 3 years of standard support for all new cluster purchases
  • Fully compatible with Red Hat Enterprise Linux, CentOS, & Scientific Linux.
    Up-to-date and installed with the latest patches.


  • Single, central point of management.
    All configuration, user accounts, and health monitoring are performed from the head node.


  • Quick, intuitive node provisioning.
    100% menu-driven installation process facilitates easy deployment of new nodes.


  • Support for multiple node types.
    Pre-defined node types include standard compute nodes, large memory nodes, accelerator nodes, storage nodes, and Lustre* server nodes.
    Additional custom node types are optional.


  • Easily modified node software stack.
    Each node type has its own configuration files and installation scripts to allow fine-grained customization of the software stack for different node types.


  • User account management.
    A single command creates new user accounts and access to all cluster nodes.


  • Parallel command execution.
    Simultaneously copy files or execute commands on all nodes or subgroups of nodes in the cluster.


  • Out-of-band system management.
    Remote power on/off and KVM-over-LAN via dedicated IPMI 2.0 network.


  • Web & command-line based health monitoring.     Web-based monitoring available via ganglia, with custom plug-ins for CPU temperature and fan speed monitoring.  Command-line checks are available from a single clusterQC command, customized for each cluster and node type to check hardware and software conformity.

  • Customized to each system for ideal user experience.
    Custom clusters need custom software.  Modifications or additions needed for specialty items are included into a site-specific Phoenix stack as needed.


  • Pre-bundled job scheduler, parallel libraries, & performance libraries.
    Open source job scheduler (torque/maui or Slurm), parallel libraries (Open MPI), Intel® Math Kernel Library (MKL) included.  Others available on request.


  • Pre-configured environment modules.
    Easily manage different versions of applications and libraries without conflict.  End-users can dynamically modify their environment with simple commands.

  • Optional commercial schedulers, compilers & 3rd-party software.
    Advanced scheduling with Moab HPC Suite, transparent code optimization with Intel® or PGI® compilers, improved software development with 3rd-party development tools.


  • Performance tuning.
    All clusters are tuned for top performance for a wide range of applications.


  • Certified Intel® Cluster Ready.
    Conforms with Intel®’s Scalable System Framework cluster architecture.

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