Lustre’s New Life

HPC wire looks at Sun’s plans for the Lustre file system:
“Sun Microsystems’ recent acquisition of the Lustre file system and the associated Cluster File Systems (CFS) resources has caused less gnashing of teeth than one might have suspected. After all, Lustre has become one of the more widely deployed parallel file systems in high performance computing, especially in high-end supercomputing systems at the national labs. Having ownership of this technology in the hands of a system vendor is bound to cause a few worries. And it has — but just a few. For the time being, Sun has managed to convince the Lustre community that its intentions are honorable.” Full Story


About Rich
FlexRex began his life as a cartoon character I created a Sun Microsystems. As the world's first "fictional blogger," he appeared in numerous parody films that made fun of the whole work-from-home thing. Somewhere along the line, the Sun IT department adopted FlexRex as their spokesman in a half-dozen security awareness films for employees. So when I left Sun recently, I started FlexRex Communications, a Marketing company in Portland, Oregon.

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