Can Your File System Do This? OpenSFS Issues Lustre RFP

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The LUG 2011 meeting of Lustre Users kicks off tomorrow in Orlando. To get things started, OpenSFS has just announced a request for proposals for “OpenSFS Phase 1 Lustre development.”

“The purpose of this RFP is to meet the highest priority Lustre requirements gathered from the community by the OpenSFS Technical Working Group with participation from OpenSFS participants and non-participants alike.”

As part of the RFP, an eye-opening table of Required Rates and Capacities provides details on where the open source file system is going:

April 15th, 2011 is the encouraged deadline for submitting intent and the proposal deadline is April 22nd.


  1. April 15th is the encouraged deadline for submitting intent, the actual proposal deadline is April 22nd.

    From the mailing list post:
    “Full proposals are due April 22nd, 2011 at 11:59 PM EDT as detailed in the Proposal Preparation Instructions.

    Interested offerors must submit all communication (questions, comments,
    etc.) to proposals at”