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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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 9.0

Bright 9.0 provides several new capabilities for forward-thinking organizations:

  • Deploy any number of workload clusters across your enterprise from the edge to core to cloud
  • Simplified management for clusters that use multiple software images and/or hardware architectures
  • Powerful data management capabilities that enable cloud jobs to run sooner while reducing file transfers to the cloud
Click the banner to see the latest updates to our enterprise-grade cluster management solution.
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Bright Cluster Manager Resources

bcm-thumb-1DaTa Sheet: Bright Cluster Manager for HPC

Find out more about Bright Cluster Manager from this product data sheet.

Dynamic-Data-CenterWhite Paper: Achieving the Dynamic data center

This white paper examines the emergence of clustering in the enterprise data center.

 

 

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