Bright Cluster Manager Adds Support for the NVIDIA Tesla K40 GPU Accelerator

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Bright collects metrics, runs health checks and adjusts settings for recently announced GPU

By Bright Staff | Dec 4, 2013 3:00:00 PM |

   

 

San Jose, California — Bright Computing, the leading, vendor-independent provider of management solutions for clusters and clouds, announces support for the NVIDIA® Tesla® K40 GPU accelerator. This adds the latest technology from NVIDIA to the list of GPUs Bright Cluster Manager has been provisioning, monitoring and managing since 2010. The new capability is available immediately.

Bright 6.1 Screenshot - K40 GPU - Status
Bright Cluster Manager indicating GPU status. Bright’s Cluster Management GUI (CMGUI) provides details for NVIDIA Tesla K40 GPU accelerators.
Bright Cluster Manager® now collects metrics, and includes health checks, specific to the NVIDIA Tesla K40 GPU accelerator. Bright’s Cluster Management GUI (CMGUI) provides direct access to the NVIDIA GPU Boost™ technology by setting clock speeds for individual GPUs, plus logical or physical groups of GPUs. Bright’s support for CUDA 5.5 is also immediately available for the NVIDIA Tesla K40 GPU accelerator.

Bright 6.1 Screenshot - K40 GPU - Status
Bright Cluster Manager adjusting GPU settings. Bright’s Cluster Management GUI (CMGUI) provides direct access to the NVIDIA GPU Boost technology by setting clock speeds for GPUs.
“Bright Computing makes it an ongoing practice to incorporate the latest enhancements in GPU technology into its products,” stated Bright Computing CTO, Martijn de Vries. “Through updates to Bright Cluster Manager 6.1, customers can seamlessly receive support for the NVIDIA Tesla K40 GPU accelerator.”

The NVIDIA® Tesla® K40 GPU accelerator doubles the memory and increases by up to 40% on the performance of its predecessor. Bright Cluster Manager delivers a comprehensive and integrated solution for provisioning, monitoring and managing clusters and clouds with this latest accelerator alongside previous-generation GPUs as well as CPUs. Bright is a comprehensive management solution for departmental clusters and clouds that scales to TOP500 and Green500 supercomputers.

About Bright Computing

Bright Computing is transforming the way clusters are managed in the modern data center. Founded in 2009, Bright’s award winning cluster management software lets users monitor and build clusters of any size that are easy to provision, operate, monitor, manage, and scale. Bright partners include Amazon, Cisco, Cray and Dell. Customers include Boeing, NASA, Roche, Stanford University and the Tokyo Institute of Technology. Bright’s technology is running in over 500 data centers all over the globe. Bright has been recognized as a Red Herring Top 100 company and a Deloitte Rising Star winner, and was named Bio-IT World’s “Best of Show.”

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