In this video, OpenSFS Chairman Galen Shipman describes why Hierarchical Storage Management capabilities are such an important part of the Lustre 2.5 release. As the current “stable” release, Lustre 2.5.0 includes a number of new features:
- Hierarchal Storage Management (HSM) (LU-3608) – allows data to be transferred between different storage types
- Extended Attribute Cache (Xattr Cache) (LU-2869) – improved performance when reading extended attributes
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