Apple rentre dans la cours des grands avec ce nouveau Datacenter de 46 000m² qui aura couté la bagatelle 1 milliard de dollars. Cloud, cloud, cloud.
Voici une petite liste d’outils qui permettent de gerer les racks de serveurs dans un datacenter :
Rackmonkey : Open-source et gratuit
Rackmonkey a web-based tool for managing racks of equipment such as web servers, video encoders, routers and storage devices. Using a simple interface you can keep track of what’s where, which OS it runs, when it was purchased, who it belongs and what it’s used for. No more searching for spreadsheets or scribbled notes when you need to find a server: RackMonkey can quickly find any device and draw a rack diagram of its location. RackMonkey is free and open source (licensed under GPL).
Aperture : Commercial.
Aperture VISTA is a comprehensive data center infrastructure resource management system that revolutionizes the manner in which organizations manage today’s increasingly complex and ever-changing data center environment. It is the only enterprise-wide solution with the capabilities and tools to deliver all aspects of Data Center Service Management™ (DCSM™) to assist organizations with the challenges they face.
Capture, manage and maintain your Data Center, so you know what resources you own, where they are, how they are being used, and who depends on them.
RackTables : Open-source et gratuit.
Racktables is a nifty and robust solution for datacenter and server room asset management. It helps document hardware assets, network addresses, space in racks, networks configuration and much much more!