Welcome to Chameleon


The Old Documentation will be deprecated after May 31, 2018. If you need more time for the transition from the old documentation to the new one, please submit a ticket on our help desk.

This new Chameleon documentation is still under review.

What is Chameleon?

Chameleon is an NSF-funded testbed system for Computer Science experimentation. It is designed to be deeply reconfigurable, with a wide variety of capabilities for researching systems, networking, distributed and cluster computing and security. Chameleon’s features include:

  • Bare metal access to hardware, via the cloud
  • A wide variety of hardware types, including:
    • Infiniband
    • NVMe
    • GPUs
    • Low-power Xeon and ARM processors
  • Reconfigurable networking

Using Chameleon

Chameleon is available to Computer Science researchers and students. To access the system, follow the instructions in Getting Started. Find out more at https://www.chameleoncloud.org