Where’s EIOW Heading?

The Exa-scale I/O Workgroup (EIOW – see EIOW.org) accomplished much of what it aimed for this year.  We held requirement gathering meetings all over the world, and did an early decomposition of the architecture.  A new white paper summarizes the present situation, and frankly, it’s more interesting and quite different from what I thought it would be.   I’m particularly pleased that storage experts who have been following this have been scratching their heads about a few requirements – such as the implications of lazy commit and rollback.   To be somewhat bold and Jobs-ian: what the group p

Xyratex Presenting at LAD‘12

This week, on September 24 and 25, the EOFS and OpenSFS are holding the second European Lustre Workshop, now called the Lustre Administrators and Developers Workshop (LAD) . Last year, this workshop was very well attended in its first iteration and this year will provide another great opportunity for global Lustre(R) brethren, from developers to administrators to solution providers, to meet and hear the latest in best practices, developments, as well as interact on real world applications of Lustre.