Lustre Rocks the TOP500
November 27, 2008 Leave a comment
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