Interesting Lustre stat

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According to Marc Hamilton and a post on his blog you can’t swing a stick in the Top500 and not hit Lustre filesystem, at least at the top

Sun logoWhile the often quoted Top500 list doesn’t list file systems used, we did a bit of our own research and found that at least 5 of the top 10 and at least 14 of the top 30 supercomputers in the world are running Sun’s Lustre cluster file system. That easily represents many petabytes of data being stored on Lustre.