What Is Cloud Bursting, and Why Is It Important?

By Lionel Gibbons | October 17, 2017

According to IDC FutureScape: Worldwide Cloud 2016 Predictions, the cloud will be the preferred delivery mechanism for analytics by 2018. For enterprises across sectors, turning that prediction into reality will be driven by HPC used to run parallel applications.

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Dell EMC HPC Community Meeting – A Week Well Spent

By Jack Hanna | March 29, 2017

Bright Computing’s partner team dedicated to Dell traveled to Austin this week to take part in the Dell EMC HPC Community Meeting.

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Cloud Expo Europe 2016

By Bright Staff | November 25, 2016

Germany is the largest technology market in Europe, according to Germany Trade & Invest, and accounts for 24.5% of all technology purchases in the region. By comparison the UK accounts for 17.3% and France accounts for 15.6%.

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Bright Cluster on Demand – Spin Up a Cluster for Testing, Training and More

By Teun Docter | September 27, 2016

Version 7.3 of Bright OpenStack has a lot of great features. One I am most excited about is Cluster on Demand (COD), which lets end users provision entire cluster environments in a Bright OpenStack cloud. Any kind of cluster can be implemented, including HPC, Hadoop, Spark, or even a Bright OpenStack cloud.

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New Parameters, New Atmospheres: High Performance Computing (HPC) in the Cloud

By Lionel Gibbons | July 26, 2016

In the world of HPC, there has been a high growth in demand. There has also been a great deal of growth in demand for cloud computing. Not surprisingly, both of these growth areas are combining.

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Mark Sargeant talks about Bright OpenStack for DevOps at Bright Computing

By Rachel Chicken | December 18, 2015

In this video, Mark Sargeant explains how Bright Computing uses the power of OpenStack for our own DevOps environment.

The environment is easily managed by Bright OpenStack, which empowers faster and more efficient development cycles and better utilization of hardware, leading to faster, more effective development process.

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Bright CTO, Martijn de Vries, Talks Containers

By Rachel Chicken | December 11, 2015

In this video, Bright’s Chief Technology Officer talks about containerisation. Martijn explains that Linux container technology for HPC allows better control over resources.

He explains how container technology is also relevant for cloud bursting, because it allows you to create packages of HPC jobs that can be transferred to the cloud for remote processing, making cloud bursting certain workloads a lot easier than it is today.

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CMO, Kristin Hansen gives her personal take on value and innovation in cloud and cluster management

By Rachel Chicken | December 04, 2015

What is our company’s mission and what do we offer our customers? Which markets does Bright serve and what are the industry challenges we address?

In this video, Bright’s Chief Marketing Officer, Kristin Hansen, gives us her take on Bright Computing, the problems that we solve, and the value we offer to our customers.  

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Setting up a Cluster as a Service using Bright OpenStack

By Piotr Wachowicz | August 25, 2015


When you need a whole lot of computing power, it’s hard to beat a clustered solution. But setting up the hardware and software can be challenging. How do we know? Because we set up and tear down clusters all the time around here. It can be a time consuming and frustrating task. But we’ve found a better way - Clusters as a Service (CaaS).

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Getting to know Clemens Engler

By Rachel Chicken | August 14, 2015

In this blog post, we are going to find out a bit more about Clemens Engler, who joined Bright in June, taking the role of Director, Business Development in EMEA.

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