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Seagate Prepares 55 Petabyte File System for German Climatology Department

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In this video from SC14, Torben Kling-Petersen from Seagate describes an upcoming deployment of a 55 Petabyte Lustre file system in Hamburg, Germany. The ClusterStor deployment will be the most energy-efficient file system of its kind in the world upon installation.

Video: Seagate Steps up to HPC

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In this video from SC14, Ken Claffey from Seagate describes how the company is doubling down on high performance computing with its ClusterStor technology. Full Transcript: Ken Claffey: Hey Rich. Good to see you again. insideHPC: Oh, yeah. It’s always a pleasure. You Xyratex guys are like family. Ken Claffey: Another year rolls around, it’s […]

VMware Makes Progress on Virtualizing HPC

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In this video, Matt Herreras and Josh Simons discuss recent developments in virtualization technologies for HPC. Please pay attention, folks. This stuff is going to change how we, as a community, get supercomputing done and it is happening now.

Seagate Updates ClusterStor Engineered Solutions for Lustre and Hadoop

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Seagate announced at SC14 a new version of its ClusterStor Engineered Solution for Lustre that adds new features to the Lustre parallel data storage file system used in HPC environments and the ClusterStor Hadoop Workflow Accelerator, a set of Hadoop tools, services and support for HPC environments.

EOFS and OpenSFS Obtain Lustre Assets from Seagate

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Today Seagate announced an agreement to transfer assets relating to the Lustre.org to Open Scalable File Systems, Inc. (OpenSFS) and European Open Filesystem SCE (EOFS).

Cray Bets Big on Lustre with Sonexion 2000 Storage

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Today Cray announced the launch of the Cray Sonexion 2000 system — the latest addition to its line of scale-out Lustre-powered storage solutions.

SGI Wins Big at HPCMP

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Today SGI announced that the Department of Defense (DoD) has awarded SGI a supercomputer contract as part of a technology insertion for their High Performance Computing Modernization Program (HPCMP).

Unleashing the Power of Parallel Storage

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From Wall Street to the Great Wall, enterprises and institutions of all sizes are faced with the benefits – and challenges – promised by ‘Big Data’. But before users can take advantage of the near limitless potential locked within their data, they must have affordable, scalable and powerful software tools to manage the data.

Video: Lustre at Diamond Light Source, Sysadmin Experience

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In this video from the LAD’14 Conference in Reims, Dave Bond from Diamond Light Source Ltd presents: Lustre at DLS, Sysadmin Experience. Diamond Light Source is the UK’s national synchrotron science facility, located at the Harwell Science and Innovation Campus in Oxfordshire.

Easily Scale Lustre to Petabytes of Data

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This week we look at various attributes including how easy it is to scale Lustre file systems. The inherent scalability of Lustre aggregates storage capacity across many servers. I/O bandwidth also scales as more storage servers are added, and can be dynamically adjusted as needs change and demands for more storage capacity and bandwidth grow.