Pushing Monitoring Data into your Bright Cluster

By Martijn de Vries | March 31, 2020

Whether you are a Bright customer, a Bright reseller, or in the process of evaluating Bright, you will be aware that Bright Cluster Manager is great at monitoring your cluster. From the moment that you set up your cluster for the first time, Bright’s monitoring capabilities set to work, providing comprehensive metrics and alerts.

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The WAR against inefficient HPC cluster resource utilization

By Robert Stober | March 27, 2020

To extract the most value from your HPC cluster, you need to ensure that system resources are being properly utilized.  HPC system users are notorious for over-requesting resources for their jobs, resulting in idle or underutilized resources that could otherwise be doing work for other jobs.  While one reason for this can be users hoarding resources to ensure they have what they need, another common reason why users over request resources is that they simply don’t know what resources their jobs will need to complete the job in a specified time.  For administrators to ensure that their precious and expensive cluster resources aren’t being squandered, they need to get actionable details regarding how the resources are being used.  More specifically, they need to know things like which jobs are using which resources, which jobs aren’t using resources that they’ve provisioned and which users are repeatedly hoarding resources unnecessarily, as well as other things.

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Exporting and Importing Bright Objects – See What’s Coming!

By Martijn de Vries | March 24, 2020

Exporting and importing Bright objects is a topic that comes up very often, and we have an exciting enhancement on the horizon that I wanted to tell you about.

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The Bright Support Team – Ensuring the Satisfaction of our Customer Community

By Ken Woods | February 26, 2020

As one of the newer members of the Bright team, I continue to be impressed by the overall level of happiness and satisfaction that emanates from our customer base.

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Bright Computing adds more than 100 customers in 2019

By Bright Staff | February 21, 2020

This week, Bright announced the addition of more than 100 organizations to its client list in 2019. This new clientele list includes companies such as AMD, Caterpillar, Saab, Northrop Grumman, General Dynamics, Samsung, Lockheed Martin, along with 19 government agencies and 28 leading universities.

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Setting the Scene for the Bright Reseller Community – 2020

By Jack Hanna | January 31, 2020

2019 was a great year here at Bright for many reasons, but for me, the highlight was the tremendous business growth that our Reseller community experienced. We have always worked closely with all our partners, and our company values the important role our Reseller partners play. Since I took responsibility for Bright’s reseller business in 2019, I have made it my job to take these relationships to the next level.

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Simula Research Laboratory Chooses Bright Computing to Underpin its Heterogeneous HPC Platform

By Bright Staff | January 29, 2020

Bright just announced that Simula Research Laboratory has chosen Bright Cluster Manager to manage its multi architecture, multi-OS high-performance computing (HPC) environment. Established in 2001, Simula Research Laboratory AS was organized to create knowledge about fundamental scientific challenges that are of genuine value to society. Simula has since established eX³, which has become the previously missing national resource for research on exascale computing in Norway.

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Waseda University leverages Bright Computing to simplify Cluster Management

By Bright Staff | January 23, 2020

Waseda University is currently conducting important research at their Yamaji Laboratory on nuclear reactor design and safety analysis cited in this recent case study provided by HPC Tech. Their research encompasses four major themes including:

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Multiple Workload Management Clusters with Bright 9.0

By Robert Stober | January 21, 2020

A significant change we’ve seen in the HPC landscape is the need to process data and run workloads at the edge. Last year, Bright delivered Bright Edge, which allows organizations to quickly and easily provision and manage servers at edge locations and enabled them to manage multiple locations as a single cluster. The new year brings with it Bright 9.0, which provides the ability to deploy and manage a workload manager (WLM) instance at each location.

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The future of high-performance computing infrastructure can be summed up in one word: “Different”

By Bill Wagner | January 07, 2020

At the beginning of each new year, many articles are written about what lies ahead in the coming year, especially in the fast-changing, ever-evolving area of tech.  When the new year is also the beginning of a new decade, the number of articles multiply accordingly.  

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