It all started in Tokyo - Bright's growing business in Asia

By Lee Carter | March 26, 2019

Having just returned to my home base in the UK after attending the 2nd running of Supercomputing Asia, where I had the pleasure of meeting and speaking with many of Bright’s customers and partners attending the show, I started thinking about how our business got started in the Region.   

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It’s time to throw both IT and the AI Data Scientist a life preserver!

By Dan Kuczkowski | March 21, 2019

Everyone in the computer business knows just how hot the machine learning (ML) space is today.  The promise, as well as the demands, being placed on the AI data scientist by their companies, are numerous.  For most of these people, their GPU laden computers used to run analysis are viewed as just a tool. Often, each data scientist is provided with their own powerful computer and they don’t want to be burdened with the need to operationalize these computers. Simply put, they just want to run their jobs as quickly as possible.

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Homegrown Cluster Management…Just because you can, doesn’t mean you should Pt. 1

By Bill Wagner | March 19, 2019

The historical thinking behind building and maintaining your own HPC cluster management solution using open source tools goes something like this:  “We have smart people that can build this. We have limited capital budget. Commercial cluster management software costs money, but open source tools like xCAT, Rocks, OpenHPC and others are free. If we build a solution ourselves using open source tools, we can use the savings to buy more hardware.”  

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Easily Manage a Diverse Set of Workloads with Bright Cluster Manager

By David Dean | March 12, 2019

High-Performance Computing has undoubtedly changed in the last few years and administrators are frequently tasked with supporting unusual request. Gone are the days of all HPC cluster users being script savvy Computer Scientists who speak BASH as fluently as they do English.

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Bright Cluster Manager 8.2 Webinar - Catch the Replay Now!

By Rachel Chicken | March 05, 2019

In case you missed it, we’d like to draw your attention to a webinar that we hosted last week, giving an insight into Bright Cluster Manager 8.2. Catch the replay here.

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How 5G Networks will Influence the Location of Edge Compute

By Bill Wagner | February 26, 2019

While the world eagerly awaits the rollout of 5G networks and the exciting new apps for both consumers and businesses that will be made possible via 5G services, enterprises, telcos, hosting providers and others are scrambling to architect and build the computing infrastructure necessary to support the new requirements of these apps. Two key challenges in defining the computing infrastructure for 5G apps are that they will be data/compute intensive and have little tolerance for network latency. The former means that significant computing capacity is needed to deliver the intended experience of the app and the latter means that the compute must be located in relative proximity to the user of the app. The result: A significant build-out of localized compute (predominately Linux servers and clusters) will be required to service the new generation of 5G apps speeding towards us. But where (specifically) will that compute infrastructure reside? 

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How to share your usage statistics and improve Bright Cluster Manager

By Lionel Gibbons | December 08, 2018

My last post showed you an easy way to send your suggestions for enhancements or new features to us. Doing that helps us make sure that we’re building the products you really want. Another way you can help make Bright Cluster Manager better is to share your usage statistics with us. Doing this lets us see how you’re using our products, and helps us make decisions about software changes that will help shape future releases.

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Tell Us What You Think

By Lionel Gibbons | December 07, 2018
We believe that we build the best cluster management software on the market, but we’re not ones to rest on our laurels. No matter how good a product is, it can always be improved, and we aim to do that every day. With all of the new feature ideas coming from our developers, sales engineers, and product managers there’s no shortage of things to choose from. But the most important source of new product ideas comes from you — our customers. In fact, many of our best features came from suggestions made by users like you. 

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New Online Training Portal from Bright

By Robert Stober | February 20, 2018

I am delighted to share news that Bright has launched an online training portal, exclusively for our customers and partners.

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Bright Computing Sponsored the Rice Oil and Gas Conference

By Bright Staff | March 17, 2017

Bright Computing sponsored the Oil and Gas High-Performance Computing Conference hosted by Rice University in Houston, TX earlier this week. The Rice Oil and Gas event is the premier meeting place for networking and discussion focused on computing and information technology challenges in the oil and gas industry. It was an excellent event—Rice University sure knows how to put on a show.

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