[Beowulf] [Lustre-announce] CLUSTER FILE SYSTEMS, INC. RELEASES LUSTRE VERSION 1.2.4 TO THE GENERAL PUBLIC (fwd from jeff at clusterfs.com)

Eugen Leitl eugen at leitl.org
Mon Feb 28 09:24:57 PST 2005

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From: Jeffrey Denworth <jeff at clusterfs.com>
Date: Mon, 28 Feb 2005 10:19:22 -0500
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Boston, MA?February 28, 2005? Cluster File Systems, Inc.?, the leader 
in high-performance parallel file systems, today released a major 
update to the Lustre? file system on its public download site. Used on 
many of the world?s largest Linux clusters, Lustre 1.2.4 represents a 
significant advancement in the development of a world-class open-source 
file system. This release further demonstrates Cluster File Systems? 
ongoing commitment to make new versions of Lustre available to the free 
software community on a regular basis.

The Lustre file system is a next-generation cluster storage solution, 
designed to serve clusters with up to tens of thousands of nodes, 
manage petabytes of storage, and move hundreds of gigabytes per second 
with state of the art security and management infrastructure.

Improvements in Lustre 1.2.4 over the previous publicly available 
version include:
- support for Intel®Itanium®, Intel EM64T, and AMD64 Architectures
- support for Linux 2.6
- support for the Quadrics®QsNet II (Elan 4) interconnect
- a disaster recovery tool (lfsck)
- support for Object Storage Server addition
- zero-configuration Lustre clients
- very many improvements to performance and stability
- demonstrated capability on systems with more than 1,200 nodes and 300 
TB of storage, at more than 11 GB/s
Downloading Lustre
To download Lustre 1.2.4, please visit 

About Cluster File Systems

Founded in 2001, Cluster File Systems has established itself as the 
recognized leader in high-performance, scalable cluster file system 
technology. The company?s premier Lustre cluster file system has 
demonstrated acceptance and capability on the world?s fastest cluster 
supercomputers. Through partnerships with leading HPC storage, server, 
and software vendors, Cluster File Systems is helping cluster customers 
worldwide realize the benefits of scalable, reliable storage with 
Lustre. The company is headquartered in Boston, Massachusetts, with 
operations in North America, Europe, and Asia.

Lustre, the Lustre logo, Cluster File Systems, and CFS are trademarks 
of Cluster File Systems, Inc in the United States. All other trademarks 
are the property of their respective holders.
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