Lustre Rocks the TOP500

Sun feels it has a great deal of momentum moving into 2009 for its HPC business. A major push this week is to build on that momentum, and to start to grow awareness of storage as a major part of Sun’s HPC strategy.
“More than 40 percent of systems in the Top100 use Lustre,” says Andersson of the parallel file storage technology acquired last year by the company, “and that includes 7 of the top 10 systems on the list. Beyond that, 54 percent of the 50 most powerful systems on the Top500 list use Sun’s StorageTek tape storage silos.” Full Story

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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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