Bright Computing to Present "Extending HPC Clusters into the Cloud" at ISC'12


Bright CTO Martijn de Vries will demonstrate how Amazon EC2 nodes can be accessed, provisioned, scheduled, monitored and managed as part of on-premise HPC clusters

By Bright Staff | Jun 14, 2012 3:00:00 PM |



San Jose, California — Bright Computing today announced that Martijn de Vries, Bright Computing CTO, will present a powerful approach to extending on-premise HPC clusters into EC2. The demonstration will step the audience through the few mouse clicks to open an EC2 session and then show how cloud-based CPUs and GPUs are provisioned, scheduled, monitored and managed as part of the on-premise cluster, using Bright Cluster Manager®. The discussion will include networking outside of the firewall, seamless GPU management, data-aware scheduling and cost containment; key capabilities that are particularly useful for running HPC applications in the cloud.

Martijn will also demonstrate how to create— with only a few mouse clicks— an entirely new HPC cluster in Amazon EC2, fully managed within the Bright Cluster Manager GUI and cluster management shell.

“Customer demand for HPC management solutions that include cloud-based computing has risen dramatically this year,” said de Vries. “We’re seeing particularly strong interest in our data-aware scheduling for the cloud— a capability that only Bright offers.”

The presentation is scheduled for Tuesday, June 19 from 3:45 PM to 4:30 PM at hall C2.1 at the Congress Center Hamburg.

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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