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Friday, May 13, 2011: 10:00 - 11:00

Bright Cluster Manager®

Martijn de Vries

CTO at Bright Computing.


Martijn de Vries holds an M.Sc. degree in Computer Science from the University of Groningen in The Netherlands. During his education he specialized in the design and theory of programming languages and parallel programming languages in particular. From 1995 until 2000 he worked as a software developer for New York based internet start-up Shop.com. From 2000 until 2003 he was a Lecturer in Computer Science at Hanze Polytechnic in The Netherlands where he taught mainly in the areas of declarative programming languages and distributed programming. From 2004 until 2009 he worked as head of software development at ClusterVision in Amsterdam. During this time he initiated the development of a new cluster management infrastructure. As of 2009 he is CTO at Bright Computing, working on innovative cluster and cloud management products.

In November 2009, Bright Computing was awarded the Intel® Cluster Ready Voyager Award for its Bright Cluster Manager® software solution for HPC Linux clusters. The Intel Voyager Award is dedicated to companies that have combined full Intel Cluster Ready compliance with consistent dedication to the Intel Cluster Ready architecture. The award was presented to Martijn de Vries during a special session organized by Intel at the Supercomputing 2009 (SC09) conference in Portland, Oregon.

Matthijs van Leeuwen, ClusterVision co-founder and CEO at Bright Computing, is being interviewed about Bright Cluster Manager in the April 28, 2011 issue of HPCwire:

Apr 28, 2011

Bright Computing Shines Up Cluster Management

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...