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How Xyratex and Cray Delivered the World's Fastest and Most Efficient File System

In this video from ISC’13, Torben Kling-Petersen describes how Xyratex and Cray were able to deliver 1.1 Terabyte/sec on the world’s fastest and most efficient file system for the Blue Waters supercomputer at NCSA.

Check out more from from the show at our ISC’13 Video Gallery.


  1. 1TB/s, not 1PB/s.

  2. He says 1.1 TB/s out loud, but you say 1 PB/s in writing.

  3. HPC Data Guy says:

    Torben makes some really great points. This is “must see” HPC TV.

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