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4 Bright Topics for the Euro Hadoop Summit: Only 3 Days Left to Cast Your Vote!

By Ian Lumb | January 13, 2015

Shape the program of the Hadoop Summit Europe 2015 with your votes. Is there a better way to demonstrate community? We think not!

The Summit features 6 tracks. By tapping the expertise of our Hadoop braintrust, we’ve submitted 4 ideas to 3 different tracks. Because we’d like to earn your votes, please allow us elaborate.

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Why Your Hadoop Cluster Needs a Cluster Manager

By Lionel Gibbons | June 09, 2014

Last week, Bright Computing Senior Systems Architect Robert Stober presented a session entitled Why your Hadoop cluster needs a cluster manager at the 2014 Hadoop Summit.

His talk covered some of the many benefits that using an enterprise-grade cluster manager can bring to the world of Hadoop. From automated health checks to node provisioning at the push of a button, there’s a lot to gain by using the right tool for the job.

As promised, we're posting Robert's deck here for those who were unable to watch the session. We hope you find it helpful.

DOWNLOAD: "Why Your Hadoop Cluster Needs a Cluster Manager"


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Bright Cluster Manager 7 is Shipping!

By Lionel Gibbons | March 26, 2014

Last week we announced a new version of Bright Cluster Manager (version 7) and we're pleased to tell you that as of today, Bright Cluster Manager 7 is shipping!

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