Data Center Technology: HPC, OpenStack, or Hadoop?

By Lionel Gibbons | October 30, 2017

The latest IDC big data report says the world will go from producing a current annual average of 30 zettabytes (a zettabyte is a trillion gigabytes) of data to 163 zettabytes by 2025.

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Demo: Managing Hadoop

By Lionel Gibbons | December 15, 2016

Deploying and managing a Hadoop cluster can be challenging. Bright Cluster Manager can ease the pain by giving you the deployment, monitoring, and management solution every Hadoop administrator wishes for.

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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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Six Talks We Would Recommend from the Hadoop Summit in Dublin

By Bright Staff | May 05, 2016

The Big Data Team at Bright Computing sent a group of inquisitive developers to Hadoop Summit 2016, which took place in Dublin, last month.

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My Two Key Takeaways from Hadoop Summit 2016: Security & Storage versus Compute

By Ray Burgemeestre | April 27, 2016

 The podcast from Roaring Elephant summarized the theme for the 2016 Hadoop Summit as a "Continuation of the Journey," and the importance of partnering up. The message that; "You are not alone in this," was emphasized a few times in different keynotes. I also felt like the speakers tried to coin the theme "It's all about the apps," but as this was my first Summit, I’m uncertain as to whether this was new to 2016 or not.

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How to get the most out of Hadoop as it continues to evolve

By Lionel Gibbons | August 27, 2015

Hadoop is a name that technologists have been hearing a lot in the past few years, and with good reason. It's one of the rising stars of business technology and will probably impact just about every enterprise in some way.

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Introducing our Hadoop Series of Vodcasts

By Cameron Daniel | June 29, 2015

Don’t worry if you missed the unveiling of the latest version of Bright Cluster Manager for Apache Hadoop at this month’s Hadoop Summit in San Jose. Bright Computing’s own Ian Lumb has put together a series of short Vodcasts in which he details the updates to Bright Cluster Manager for Apache Hadoop in version 7.1.

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What to Expect at the 2015 EU Hadoop Summit

By Ian Lumb | April 15, 2015

The 2015 Hadoop Summit is taking place this week, Wednesday and Thursday in Brussels, Belgium. Of course, Bright Computing will be at the Summit, highlighting our own solution for managing Hadoop clusters, as well as taking part in the conversations about the current state of Hadoop and what to expect for the future.

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The Biggest Takeaways from the Strata+Hadoop Summit

By Christine Wong | March 28, 2015

When it comes to public speaking, the president of the United States is a tough act to follow.

D.J. Patil found himself in that daunting position at the recent Strata+Hadoop Summit in San Jose, Calif. Patil is the freshly appointed (and first ever) chief data scientist for the White House. He had to give a keynote at the event right after his new boss, President Barack Obama, introduced him via a recorded video message. What speaker wouldn’t feel pressure to hold an audience’s attention after that?

At Bright Computing, we thought Patil was able to hold his own at the podium and we’ve curated some of the highlights from his speech, and other conference sessions of interest, just for our readers.

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