Sun Lustre Storage System Increases Scale, Simplicity, And Savings

Sun announced a lot more than just new Nehalem systems for HPC this week. With all the excitement, you might have just missed the new Sun Lustre Storage System that is already helping customers increase scale, simplicity, and savings:

“To deliver the I/O performance demanded by high performance computing applications, Sun is announcing the availability of the Sun Lustre Storage System – a complete Lustre and Open Storage hardware solution, supported by a suite of Sun services. The Sun Lustre Storage System will enable customers to scale online capacity from 48 terabytes to multiple petabytes, and scale I/O performance from 1 GB per second to more than 100 GB per second. The Sun Lustre Storage System dramatically simplifies the deployment of Lustre-based solutions with pre-defined metadata server and object storage server configurations that offer high-performance, high-availability and cost efficiency. In addition, standard configuration and delivery makes the solution fast to deploy and easy to manage, and available support options help optimize uptime and performance.” 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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