CHAOS Alternatives

    CHAOS is described as 'Objective: Cluster platform :: To create a cluster platform capable of large-scale ad-hoc cluster deployment and to be the fastest, most compact, secure and straight-forward openMosix cluster platform available'. There are five alternatives to CHAOS for Linux, CentOS and Knoppix. The most liked alternative is PlumpOS, which is free. Other great apps like CHAOS are PelicanHPC (Free, Open Source), FlashMob ISO (Free, Open Source), Rocks (Free, Open Source) and ClusterKnoppix (Free).

    The list of alternatives was last updated Jul 12, 2018

    • PlumpOS is a mini linux distribution aimed at an easy way to add nodes to an openMosix cluster without a lot of work or even thought.

      Discontinued

      The openMosix project is officialy over since March 2008 and PlumpOS retired.

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      • Free
      • Linux
    • PelicanHPC is an iso-hybrid (CD or USB) image that let's you set up a high performance computing cluster in a few minutes.


    • FlashMob ISO (OS) was custom developed by the University of San Fransisco for their supercomputer. It is an open-source cluster computing distro.
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      • Free • Open Source
      • Linux
    • Rocks is an free Linux cluster distribution that enables end users to easily build computational clusters, grid endpoints and visualization tiled-display walls. 100's of researchers from around the world have used Rocks to deploy their own cluster.
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      • Free • Open Source
      • Linux
      • CentOS
    • ClusterKnoppix is a modified Knoppix distro using the OpenMosix kernel.

      Features:

      OpenMosix terminal server - uses PXE, DHCP and tftp to boot linux clients via the network.
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      • Free
      • Linux
      • Knoppix