New OpenSFS Rep on the Future of Lustre

March 12, 2013

OpenSFS has chosen its Community Representative Director for 2013: Tommy Minyard, director of Advanced Computing Systems (ACS) at the Texas Advanced Computing Center (TACC). We got the new director's views on Lustre's opportunities in big data and exascale, maintaining a single source tree, and new features on the horizon. Read more…

By Richard L. Brandt

Xyratex Captures Oracle’s Lustre

February 21, 2013

With the announcement this week that storage maker Xyratex has acquired Oracle's Lustre assets, the popular open source parallel file system is once again completely under the control of HPC stakeholders. Read more…

By Nicole Hemsoth

The State of the Lustre Community

August 1, 2011

A year ago the Lustre community was stunned by Oracle's message at the 2010 Lustre User Group (LUG). Lustre was no longer a vendor neutral platform; you had to buy Sun/Oracle storage hardware to get future versions of the software. The community uproar was strong to the threat HPC's most popular file system going away. Read more…

By Brent Gorda

Lustre Gets Backing of Non-Profit Corporation

October 21, 2010

Some of the most prominent organizations in the HPC community have joined together to bootstrap a non-profit corporation devoted to scalable file system technologies. On Tuesday, Cray, Data Direct Networks, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory and Oak Ridge National Laboratory announced the incorporation of Open Scalable File Systems, Inc. The newly-hatched group has cast itself as the focal point for development of Lustre and other open source file system technologies aimed at high performance computing. Read more…

By Michael Feldman

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