Take BrightView for a test drive right from your browser!

By Lionel Gibbons | March 08, 2018

Have you ever wanted to see what it’s like to manage a Bright cluster but didn’t want the hassle of setting up a test cluster? Well, now you can. Our dev team has put together an interactive demo of BrightView that you can try out right from your browser. Instead of connecting to an actual cluster, it uses a simulated cluster, so all you need to get started is your browser and a link to the demo.

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A Single GUI for HPC Cluster Management

By Bright Staff | January 15, 2015

A Single GUI for HPC Cluster Management

The advantage of having a single GUI for all your cluster management resources, including monitoring, automation, MPI libraries, and more, is substantial. A single GUI utilizes software that synchronizes all aspects of a company’s cluster management, which, as a result, becomes much easier and effective to control without costing extra in terms of user training or system down time.

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Use Intel’s 20-Step Process to Choose a Management Solution for Your Cluster

By Ian Lumb | February 06, 2014

20 criteria to identify your solution for cluster management? Absolutely!

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Managing the Impact of Interactive Use, Part 1: Introducing Login Nodes via Bright

By Ian Lumb | September 25, 2013

Whether it’s force of habit, or from actual need, users of HPC environments crave interactivity. Because the impact of unmanaged interactive sessions can be significant, there exists the potential for concern. Is it possible to meet users’ need for interactivity while managing the potential for impact? In this first part of a two-part series on managing interactive impact, attention focuses on the introduction of login nodes to a cluster managed by Bright Cluster Manager. The second part in this series will focus on use of workload managers as a complementary means for managing the interactive impact on the compute nodes of a cluster.

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