Bright Cluster Manager for Big Data lets you deploy complete big data clusters over bare metal and manage them effectively.  Get your clusters up and running quickly and keep them running reliably throughout their lifecycle — all with the ease and elegance of a fully featured, enterprise-grade cluster manager.
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Bright Cluster Manager for Big Data enables you to deploy, monitor, and manage big data clusters with ease. Deploy it as a complete solution, or to manage big data software distributions from leading vendors including Cloudera and Hortonworks.
The Bright Advantage
Bright’s management software makes monitoring and managing your big data clusters easy.

Easy to Deploy

  • Answer a few questions and the wizard does the rest
  • Can install directly over bare metal - nothing to pre-install
  • Takes the pain out of deployment 

Easy to Monitor

  • Provides comprehensive metrics and alerts you when there's trouble
  • Automatic healthchecks keep an eye on the cluster for you

Easy to Manage

  • Powerful graphical and command line UIs simplify management tasks
  • Optimizes your use of IT resources
  • Includes HPC tools and libraries
How It Works
Bright Cluster Manager for Big Data lets you administer clusters as a single entity, provisioning the hardware, operating system, and big data software from a single interface. This makes it easier to build a reliable, clustered big data infrastructure. Once your cluster is up and running, the Bright cluster management daemon keeps an eye on virtually every aspect of every node, and reports any problems it detects in the software or the hardware so that you can take action and keep your infrastructure healthy. The intuitive Bright management interface makes it easy to see and take action on any issue impacting big data cluster performance.
Installation Wizard
Installs everything you need, including your chosen distributions of Linux, Hadoop, Spark, libraries, and more Learn More
Flexible Configuration
Bright’s configuration groups make Hadoop and Spark configuration more flexible than ever Learn More
Graphical User Interface
A single, intuitive interface for all cluster management functionality Learn More
Comprehensive Monitoring and Health Checking
You can rest assured that the cluster is running the way it should, and if it’s not, Bright Cluster Manager will let you know Learn More
Supports Alternate File Systems
Take advantage of Lustre as an alternative to HDFS in your Hadoop cluster Learn More
Easily create new clusters in the cloud, or add cloud-based resources to your existing clusters on-the-fly. Learn More
  • GWDG

    “Bright has centralized the management of our HPC environment, absorbing complexity and promoting ease of use. It's fast to deploy and allows us to do more with less.”

    Christian Boehm

    HPC Manager at GWDG

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    Virginia Bioinformatics Institute

    “We will use the Bright-powered big data cluster as a test bed to see how different technology might make our simulations easier to implement or speed up processing.”

    Keith Bisset

    Senior Research Scientist at VBI

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Free eBook:

A Brief Update on Hadoop

Download this eBook to explore what Hadoop 2.0 brings to the table, the impact Hadoop is having on large scale computing, and why you might consider a full-fledged cluster management solution for your Hadoop clusters.


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Try It Out
We’d love to show you what Bright Cluster Manager for Big Data can do for you. Please let us know how to contact you - we’ll set up a live demo with a Bright technical expert and answer any questions you may have.
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