#1 Fastest Supercomputer In The World Using Lustre
By staceyinfantino on Nov 14, 2007
The twice-yearly TOP500 list of the world's fastest supercomputers is out and Lustre blows away the competition.
Lustre highlights include:
The #1 fastest supercomputer in the world.
Lustre is being used on 7 out of the top 10 fastest supercomputers in the world.
Out of the top 30 fastest supercomputers in the world - Lustre can be found on 16 of them.
"Scalable file systems performance is extremely important across a wide range of HPC clusters, not only for large installations such as LLNL but also for entry level commercial users," said Peter Braam, vice president, Lustre, Sun Microsystems. "The Lustre file system is the most widely used open and scalable cluster file system in the market."
Read more about the preferred parallel file system for High Performance Computing: http://www.sun.com/software/products/lustre/