Suggestions for 4 host cluster power control

Hi all,

The core sales team suggested I post here to ask what solutions there are for the following key objectives.

  1. Control 4 hosts power remotely
  2. Schedule power up and down of the cluster safely
  3. Hopefully a non UPS solution
  4. Cost effective of course

Hi Mazrim,

If you’re looking for something polished and complete, something like this might be a good pick:

If you’re looking to DIY it, you’d just need scripts on each Pi listening on a pin to run a shutdown script, and a microcontroller with an RTC attached to trigger that pin, and another output for each of the Pin 3s to turn on the Pis:

Let me know which appeals to you more, and if you have more questions!

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