Node Manager » History » Version 3

Ward Vandewege, 02/02/2015 08:51 PM

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h1. Node Manager
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h2. Overview
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Node Manager manages compute resources in a cloud environment, where the number of compute nodes can be scaled as needed. 
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Node Manager starts and stops compute nodes on demand, taking into account site parameters (e.g. a desired number of permanent compute nodes).
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For a bare metal Arvados installation the number of compute nodes tends to be static, which means Node Manager is not needed.
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Node Manager currently supports AWS and GCP.
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h2. Developers
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Please see the [[Hacking Node Manager]] page.