Osservatorio Astrofisico di Arcetri

logosmallarcetri Arcetri Technical Report 1/2017

SKA Project Series
SKA-PSS - Prototype Plan for OS Deployment on Nodes


INAF Osservatorio Astrofisico di Arcetri


The installation of PSS hardware requires the deployment of new versions of the software system (OS and custom code) to a large number of nodes: MID count will be 500, and LOW 166. The manual approach to install one machine a time is of course vastly inefficient, as all nodes will share the same system, and we could have differences only in few configuration files. The PSS team chose a structured approach, with some possible alternatives. In next sections we will present the procedure layout and some details of different alternative approaches tailored to the PSS Prototype, in order to gain the experience needed for the deployment of the final PSS engine.

The Pdf version of this report will be publicy available after SKA CDR (expected late 2018)