Bright Cluster Manager

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Overview

Bright Cluster Manager software automates the process of building and managing modern high-performance Linux clusters, eliminating complexity and enabling flexibility.

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Bright Cluster Manager eliminates complexity and enables flexibility by allowing users to deploy complete Linux clusters over bare metal and manage them reliably from edge to core to cloud. Providing cluster management solutions for the new era of HPC, Bright Computing combines provisioning, monitoring, and management capabilities in a single tool that spans the entire lifecycle of your Linux cluster. With Bright Cluster Manager, your administrators can provide better support to end-users and your business.

 

Resource manager

Automated cluster
provisioning & setup

  • Provisions nodes from bare metal
  • Sets-up network, user directory & security
  • Deploys workload managers & frameworks
  • Runs pre-checks across the entire cluster prior to deployment
  • Provisions nodes from bare metal
  • Sets-up network, user directory & security
  • Deploys workload managers & frameworks
  • Runs pre-checks across the entire cluster prior to deployment

Automated problem
detection and isolation

  • Provides detailed monitoring metrics & health-checks
  • Reports resource usage by job and user
  • Allows automated corrective actions to be taken
  • Automatically detects and images replacement nodes

Automated change
management

  • 1-step propagation of updates
  • Auto-update nodes without reimaging
  • Easily add more servers & new components
  • Replace failing nodes without disruption
  • Prevents image-drift amongst nodes

Unparalleled
Flexibility

  • Supports mixed processor, accelerator and Linux combinations within the same cluster
  • Run jobs on bare-metal, VMs or containers in the same cluster
  • Host HPC, machine learning and data analytics applications on the same cluster
  • Extend to the public cloud for additional resources
  • Provision and manage edge compute as part of your central cluster
  • Dynamically allocate resources where they're needed based on demand
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WATCH THE VIDEO: BRIGHT CLUSTER MANAGER AUTOMATEs BUILDING & MANAGING LINUX CLUSTERS THAT SPAN FROM EDGE TO CORE TO CLOUD

Linux clusters are powering a whole new generation of business innovation. Powerful new hardware, applications and software have system administrators struggling with complexity, while providing  a system that is both flexible and reliable for end-users. Bright Cluster Manager eliminates complexity and enables flexibility by allowing users to deploy complete clusters over bare metal and manage them reliably from edge to core to cloud.

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WHAT'S NEW IN BRIGHT CLUSTER MANAGER 9.1

9.1 delivers more cluster management capabilities from edge to core to cloud, and comprises built-in expertise, integrated cluster build, management, and monitoring, and platform independence. Release 9.1 takes simplified cluster management to a whole new level. Here are some of the key features in 9.1:

  • Clusters-as-a-Service for VMware
  • Ansible Module
  • OpenShift Integration
  • Auto-scaling Enhancements
  • Jupyter Integration
  • Redfish Automated BIOS Management
  • Bright View UI Redesign
  • Offloadable Monitoring
 
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Bright Cluster Manager Resources


Microsite ThumbnailMicrosite: Bright Cluster Manager at a Glance

We’ve curated content that will help you build and manage your HPC infrastructure from edge-to-core-to-cloud that enables a new era in HPC. Learn how you can eliminate complexity and enable flexibility so your organization can focus on innovation rather than infrastructure.

Check out everything our microsite has to offer. 

 

Webinar: Bright Cluster Manager 9.1 update
Watch the webinar to learn more about our latest product release. 

 

 

 

bcm-solution-sheet-1SOLUTION BRIEF: Bright Cluster Manager 

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