With Bright 8.0, we’ve made it easier than ever for you to create and manage your Linux-based clusters and OpenStack private clouds more efficiently and effectively.

  • Bright View – The most visible change in 8.0 is the all-new, designed from the ground up, web-based administrator's interface. It features a slick new workflow, and now you can keep tabs on your cluster from any web-based device, including a tablet. 

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  • azure-tile.pngAzure  – Now you can take advantage of Bright's Cluster on Demand feature to create virtual clusters in Azure, and extend your on-premises cluster into Azure using Bright's Cluster Extension capability. 8.0 can scale nodes up and down in Azure based on workload.

  • ubuntu-tile.pngUbuntu – In addition to Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL), CENTOS, Scientific Linux, Bright now manages clusters running Ubuntu Server Long Term support (16.04 LTS).



  • openstack-tile.pngOpenStack Newton – Bright OpenStack 8.0 features improved logging of OpenStack events, performance improvements, and Ironic support for deployment of instances on bare metal.


  • mesos-tile.pngMesos & Marathon – This release integrates with Mesos and Marathon, providing a streamlined setup process, health checks, service management, and more.



  • Other enhancements – Other enhancements you will see in version 8 include:
    • Improved Kubernetes integration
    • New and updated machine learning packages
    • Enhanced cluster scaling capabilities
    • NVIDIA DCGM integration
    • Support for Power8 servers
    • BeeGFS integration
    • CephFS support

 

WATCH BRIGHT'S CTO DESCRIBE WHAT'S NEW IN VERSION 8.0 IN THIS WEBCAST