Bright Computing’s Panos Labropoulos to Speak at Amsterdam Spark Summit


By Bright Staff | Oct 20, 2015 7:00:00 AM |



Amsterdam, the Netherlands — Bright Computing, the leading provider of hardware-agnostic cluster and cloud management software, today announced that Senior Support Engineer, Panos Labropoulos has been invited to present at Spark Summit, to be held in Amsterdam, October 27-29, 2015.

Spark Summit is the premier event that brings the Apache Spark community together to hear from leading production users of Spark, Spark SQL, Spark Streaming and related projects. This is the first time that the 3-day event will take place in Europe.

Labropoulos’ presentation will focus on Distributed Data Processing Using Spark in Radio Astronomy, addressing the issue that a new generation of radio interferometric arrays will enable scientists to observe the Universe with unprecedented imaging capabilities, both in terms of sensitivity and resolution. Labropoulos will discuss the fact that imaging software is one of the important aspects for processing the high-volume data streams and is one of the best places to use Spark.

Labropoulos’ session will take place on Thursday, October 29, 11:35 – 12:05, in Room 3. For a full presentation synopsis please click here.

The presentation from Bright Computing continues the company’s momentum in the Spark community, having announced fully integrated support for Apache Spark™ in June 2015. The newest version of Bright Cluster Manager for Apache Hadoop bundles, installs, monitors, and manages Apache Spark, which means that nothing else is needed to deploy, use and maintain the Spark engine for large-scale data processing.

Bright Computing has also issued a series of short videos, to explain its Apache Spark offering:

About Bright Computing

Bright Computing is the leading provider of hardware-agnostic cluster and cloud management software in the world. Bright Cluster Manager® provides a unified solution for the provisioning, scheduling, monitoring, and management of HPC clusters, Hadoop clusters, and OpenStack clouds, and has a presence in more than 500 data centers around the world. Bright Computing’s customer base includes global academic, governmental, financial, healthcare, manufacturing, oil/gas/energy, and pharmaceutical organizations such as Boeing, Intel, NASA, Stanford University, and St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. Bright partners with Amazon, Cisco, Cray, Dell, Intel, and other industry experts to bring customers the greatest access to leading-edge cluster, server and cloud technology possible.

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For more information

Bright Computing B.V.
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