This section provides in-depth knowledge for utilizing Chameleon’s advanced features.

  • Resource discovery: Discover Chameleon bare metal resources by node type and view node information.

  • Reservations: Reserve Chameleon resources for use in your Project.

  • Bare metal instances: Launch and manage Instances on Chameleon bare metal resources. This is a core feature of Chameleon.

  • Images: Create images of Instances.

  • Monitoring: Collect, manage and view experimental data from Chameleon Instances.

  • Complex appliances: Work with Complex Appliances, which automate the process of deploying multiple Instances with reconfigurable networking.

  • Object Store: Store user data such as files as Objects in portable Containers.

  • Shares: Provide file storage to an instance with the OpenStack Shared File System service.

  • Networking: Create Isolated virtual networks within Chameleon.

  • FPGAs: Configure and work with FPGA nodes.

  • KVM: Use non-bare metal virtual machine resources in Chameleon’s OpenStack implementation.