Bright Computing Announces Full Support for Apache Hadoop at the Hadoop Summit Europe in Amsterdam


Bright supports leading Hadoop distributions bringing enterprise-grade cluster provisioning and management to the Apache Hadoop ecosystem

By Bright Staff | Apr 1, 2014 3:00:00 PM |



San Jose, California — Bright Computing, a leading provider of management solutions for clusters and clouds, today announced the release of Bright Cluster Manager® for Apache Hadoop. This add-on for Bright Cluster Manager 7 enables customers to deploy complete Hadoop clusters on bare metal servers, providing a single-pane-of-glass for managing both the physical cluster and the Hadoop software.

Bright Cluster Manager Screenshot
You decide whiich metrics to monitor. Just drag a component into the display area and Bright Cluster Manager instantly creates a graph of the data you need.
Bright Cluster Manager Screenshot
The overview tab lets you keep an eye all critical metrics in your Hadoop cluster on one screen. Here you can clearly see an overview of HDFS usage in a heat map that is updated in real time.
Integrating provisioning of the physical cluster and the Hadoop software, Bright Cluster Manager 7 greatly reduces the time and effort needed to get a cluster into production.

Bright Cluster Manager 7 supports the leading distributions of Apache Hadoop, enabling Bright’s customers to choose the one that best fits their needs while taking advantage of Bright Cluster Manager’s advanced capabilities.

Beyond installation and provisioning, Bright Cluster Manager 7 provides comprehensive monitoring and management of the Hadoop cluster through its award winning graphical user interface, so that system administrators can detect problems early and correct them before they cause a service disruption.

Integrated HDFS management operations enable Bright Cluster Manager 7 operators to easily allocate storage resources to users from the same management interface.

“By adding integrated support for Apache Hadoop to Bright Cluster Manager 7, we bring all of our cluster management capabilities and expertise to bear, helping customers operate their Hadoop clusters efficiently right from the start,” said Dr. Matthijs van Leeuwen, Founder and CEO of Bright Computing. “Whether they need to run multiple instances of Hadoop at the same time, or deploy a hybrid HPC and Hadoop cluster, Bright Cluster Manager 7 makes the task easy.”

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.”

Pictures and screenshots of Bright Cluster Manager

For more information

Bright Computing, Inc.
Mr. Lionel Gibbons
2880 Zanker Road, Suite 203
San Jose, CA 95134
Tel: +1 408 337 6076