With Bright 8.2, we’ve made it easier than ever create and manage edge computing.

deep-learning-tile.png Edge Computing  - This exciting new capability introduced in 8.2 makes it easy to deploy and manage servers in edge computing architectures. It allows a single cluster to span multiple geographic locations.

bright-tile.pngWorkload Accounting and Reporting (WAR)  - 8.2 extends workload accounting and reporting and monitoring to the end user portal. It includes all of the device-based metrics. It provides job-based metrics and WAR reports for currently logged in users.

openstack-tile.png OpenStack Rocky and Ceph Mimic  - Bright OpenStack now includes the Rocky release of OpenStack, and the Mimic release of Ceph.

arm-tile.pngSupport for Arm Chips  - In addition to Intel x86-based and IBM Power servers, Bright 8.2 also supports servers that are based on 64-bit Armv8 processors.

ceph-tile.pngMixed OS Clusters  - Bright 8.2 brings improved support for mixed-architecture and mixed Operating System clusters.

python-tile.pngPythonCM2   - This Python version of the Bright Cluster Manager API makes it easy to integrate Bright Cluster Manager into Python-based automation scripts.

kubernetes-tile.png Spark and Kubernetes  - Bright 8.2 enables containerized Spark service scheduled through Kubernetes. You can deploy and manage multiple Kubernetes clusters in a single Bright cluster.

bright-tile.pngPerformance Improvements   - This release also features some significant under-the-hood improvements that deliver a five-fold reduction in the amount of inter-node traffic generated for management.