Bright Computing provides PBS Professional as a pre-integrated, user-selectable option along with a number of other popular workload managers. Upon selection, Bright automatically configures and deploys PBS Professional throughout the cluster, and provides monitoring and management of the workload manager through the intuitive Bright Cluster Manager GUI, its powerful cluster management shell and the web-based user portal. Additional benefits of the seamless integration include sampling, analysis and visualization of a wide range of workload manager statistics within the Bright GUI, automatic head node failover, access to the Bright SOAP API, and pre-job health checking capability.
“With Bright Computing becoming an authorized reseller of PBS Professional at a global level, more companies will now have access to a solution that meets all of their needs,” said Bill Nitzberg, CTO of PBS Works. “We are looking forward to growing our relationship with Bright Computing, and helping companies to further optimize HPC projects to run efficiently and easily.”
The combination of Bright Cluster Manager tightly coupled with PBS Professional delivers a number of operational efficiencies that reduce costs, improve system utilization/
A leading aerospace manufacturing company is a noteworthy joint customer of the two companies. This manufacturing giant was able to put an end to its black hole node syndrome, gain measurable operating efficiencies and streamline system management efforts across a number of distributed HPC clusters.
“We took the decision to resell PBS Professional in response to customer requests,” said Dr. Matthijs van Leeuwen, founder and CEO of Bright Computing. “We are now able to streamline both their purchasing and support processes, in addition to providing them with a complete, end-to-end solution for deployment, provisioning, scheduling, monitoring and management.”
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About Bright Computing
Bright Computing is a specialist in cluster management software for high-performance computing (HPC). Bright Cluster Manager, with its intuitive graphical user interface and powerful cluster management shell, makes clusters of any size easy to install, use and manage. Bright's minimal footprint enables HPC systems to be utilized to their maximum potential, from departmental clusters to large-scale systems. Bright Cluster Manager is the management solution of choice for many research institutes, universities, and companies, including several TOP500 installations. http://www.brightcomputing.com