Lustre User Group Virtual Event Hosted by OpenSFS and the Univ. of Florida May 19-20

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BEAVERTON, Ore., — Open Scalable File Systems (OpenSFS), the non-profit advancing the Lustre file system community, has announced plans for the virtual 2021 Lustre User Group (LUG) conference, May 19-20, 2021, hosted by OpenSFS and the University of Florida. The conference is intended to share the latest Lustre features and roadmaps, as well as establish connections among attendees.

LUG 2021 will begin on Wednesday, May 19, 2021. The detailed program is posted online at This year’s networking events will be online via a virtual platform that allows registrants and sponsors to mingle and interact. Networking details will be provided after completing event registration. The networking events will take place immediately after the conference program closes each day.

Why you should attend: As always, LUG 2021 will have technical sessions on the latest Lustre developments and best practices, and provide opportunities to share information, network, and collaborate with your peers. We are excited for the release of Lustre 2.14 earlier this year! New features include Client Data Encryption, OST Pool Quotas, DNE auto-restriping – and the upcoming Lustre 2.15 release is taking shape.

About UF: With more than 50,000 students and 30,000 faculty and staff, the University of Florida is not only one of the most diverse colleges in the country, it is also one of America’s best public research institutions and home to the first supercomputer in the state — HiPerGator. In 2020, the University of Florida announced a public-private partnership with NVIDIA. A $50 million gift is now empowering UF’s transformation to an AI university, enabling research to address some of the world’s most formidable challenges, create unprecedented access to AI training and tools, and build momentum for the evolving future of work. Due to its partnership with NVIDIA, the University of Florida now has the fastest AI supercomputer in higher education.

LUG registration is free but required ahead of time. Register : at: