Supermicro Launches Total Solution for Lustre on ZFS

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Today SuperMicro announced its Total Solution for Lustre on ZFS leveraging Intel Enterprise Edition for Lustre* this week at the Lustre User Group conference.

Supermicro is the leader in server and storage innovation and the building block architecture of our SuperServer and SuperStorage solutions brings that advantage to our Total Solution for Lustre on ZFS,” said Tau Leng, VP of HPC, Supermicro. “With Supermicro’s 90 top-load 3.5” hot-swap bay JBOD as the storage core of our Lustre Pod Cluster, we maximize performance, density and capacity and simplify serviceability for massive scale HA storage deployments. Combining our preconfigured, validated 2U SuperStorage OSS, 1U Ultra SuperServer with Intel Enterprise Edition for Lustre software, and global service and support, Supermicro has the Total Solution for Lustre ready for HPC, Genomics and Big Data.”

The fully integrated software-defined storage solution based on Supermicro 4U 90x top-load 3.5” 8TB hot-swap storage JBOD, 2U SuperStorage servers with Simply Double extreme performance all-flash 48x NVMe options, and 1U Ultra SuperServer accelerates deployment and scalability while lowering storage acquisition and operational costs. Supermicro’s flexible Pod Cluster architecture maximizes performance, density, capacity and reliability in scalable configurations supporting up to 1.4PB raw in 12U with high throughput up to 7GB/s, 12Gb/s SAS3 and 56Gb/s FDR InfiniBand interconnectivity. Enhanced with the latest security, performance and efficiency features of Lustre and preconfigured with Intel Manager for Lustre* software, Supermicro’s Total Solution for Lustre on ZFS offer the most advanced software defined parallel file system available on the market.

“Lustre is the most widely used parallel file system optimized for HPC, enterprise and technical computing,” said Brent Gorda, general manager of Intel HPC Storage. “Intel Solutions for Lustre* enables a predictable Lustre release schedule for high-performance, high-bandwidth storage solutions that simplify deployment, workflows, management and scalability in addition to providing world-class technical support. The integration of Intel Enterprise Edition for Lustre* software with the Supermicro SuperServer and SuperStorage clusters offer customers a trusted, robust and powerful software defined storage solution that can perform, scale and meet the demands of enterprises, commercial customers and traditional HPC technical computing environments.”

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