Lustre File System

Designed to meet the demands of the world's largest high-performance compute clusters, the Lustre file system redefines scalability and provides groundbreaking I/O and metadata throughput.

Features and Benefits

  • Unparalleled scalability
  • Proven reliability
  • High performance
  • Multi-platform support
  • Cost-effective

AT A GLANCE

  • Production-quality stability and failover
  • No single point of failure
  • Scales to meet high performance computing demands
  • Supports unprecedented metadata and I/O performance rates
  • Aggregates petabytes into a group or enterprise-wide file system
  • Open-source, multi-vendor, multi-platform
  • POSIX-compliant

SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS

Platforms

  • IA64, I686, X86_64
  • PPC (Apple, IBM BlueGene, IBM Blades)
  • Cross-endian interoperability

Operating Systems

  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4, 5
  • SUSE 9, 10
  • Linux 2.6 kernels

Networking

  • TCP/IP
  • Quadrics Elan 3, 4
  • Myrinet
  • InfiniBand
    • Open Fabrics
    • OpenIB Gen 1
    • Silverstorm
    • Voltaire
    • Cisco