Rocks Releases Version 5.0 Beta

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rocksThe Rocks cluster development team has announced general availability of the Rocks cluster toolkit version 5.0 Beta.  The Rocks developers have been working day and night [well, maybe just nights] in order to include all sorts of new functionality in Rocks.  The biggest feature in version 5.0 is the addition of a Xen virtualization roll.  Cluster administrators will now be able to configure Xen virtual machine images on cluster just like any other compute appliance.

The Rocks core development is funded by a National Science Foundation Grant at the University of California San Diego.  For more info on Rocks version 5.0 Beta, read their release here.