Bright Computing 8.0 Adds Azure, Expands Machine Learning Support

May 9, 2017

Bright Computing, long a prominent provider of cluster management tools for HPC, today released version 8.0 of Bright Cluster Manager and Bright OpenStack. The Read more…

By John Russell

Cluster Lifecycle Management: Recycle and Rebirth

June 16, 2015

This column series has focused on the steps that need to be taken to keep your system running efficiently so that end users have productive experiences and your organization gains a positive ROI on its investment in HPC technology. But even with your clusters running at peak efficiency, the day will come – could be within a few months or could be four years – when you will start seeing the need to upgrade the system. Read more…

By Deepak Khosla

Cluster Lifecycle Management: Capacity Planning and Reporting

May 8, 2015

In the previous Cluster Lifecycle Management column, I discussed the best practices for proper care and feeding of your cluster to keep it running smoothly on a Read more…

By Deepak Khosla

Bright Streamlines Cloud-Bursting with Data-Aware Scheduling

May 1, 2012

Bright Cluster Manager 6.0 allows users to extend on-site clusters or create entirely new clusters using the Amazon EC2 cloud, but what company officials are perhaps most proud of is the addition of data-aware scheduling. This set-it-and-forget-it job submission feature adds significant value to the cloud bursting model by boosting productivity and cycle times. Read more…

By Tiffany Trader

Adaptive Computing Targets Enterprise HPC Space, Demos Cloud Bursting Solution

November 16, 2011

On Tuesday at SC11 in Seattle, Adaptive Computing launched a new version of its Moab HPC Suite targeted at the needs of enterprise HPC users. Moab HPC Suite - Enterprise Edition was a logical next step for the company's HPC workload management product line. Read more…

By Tiffany Trader

IBM Makes Bet on Distributed Computing with Platform Buy

October 12, 2011

Platform Computing will soon be under new management. IBM announced on Tuesday that it intends to buy the Toronto-based company and fold it into its Systems and Technology Group. If all goes according to plan, the deal will close in Q4, ending Platform's 19-year reign as an independent, privately held company. Read more…

By Michael Feldman

Bright Computing Shines Up Cluster Management

April 28, 2011

There's a buzz in the HPC community about Bright Computing, a young company whose integrated cluster management software is attracting deals with hardware majors, investors, and customers. HPCwire asked Bright Computing CEO Matthijs van Leeuwen to explain his strategy and give us an update on what's going on at the company. Read more…

By Nicole Hemsoth

Oracle Placing GridEngine on New Track

September 3, 2010

The Sun GridEngine, now the Oracle GridEngine has been a key open source staple for several HPC users for years. As Oracle takes a closer look at the product's potential for cloud and other uses, the future of its status as open source has been put into serious question. Read more…

By Nicole Hemsoth

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