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[san-tech][03173] Xyratex Announces ClusterStor 3000: Lustre Storage Appliance, June 14, 2011

Date: Thu, 16 Jun 2011 00:21:28 +0900
Lustre Community, Xyratex
"Xyratex offers Lustre clusters"
 15th June 2011
 Xyratex社から、Lustre Storage Applianceの発表がありました:

"Xyratex Announces ClusterStor 3000: Lustre Storage Solution for
 High Performance Computing"
 June 14, 2011

  "Xyratex Ltd (Nasdaq: XRTX), a leading provider of enterprise class
   data storage subsystems and hard disk drive capital equipment,
   today announced the ClusterStor 3000, a high performance Lustre
   storage solution for High Performance Computing (HPC) users.
   The ClusterStor 3000 will be available exclusively through Original
   Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs) in the fourth quarter of this year."

残念ながら OEM専用ですね。
  "The ClusterStor 3000 architecture delivers three interrelated
   benefits to the HPC environment: linear performance scalability,
   ease of installation and management, and enhanced storage system
   reliability at scale."
  "ClusterStor Manager provides a single administration interface to
   provision, configure and monitor the storage cluster. ClusterStor
   Manager's distributed, tightly integrated architecture provides
   a new class of management ease that has not been seen before in
   Lustre administration. The linear scaling approach, coupled with
   simplified management, will enable users to begin leveraging their
   Lustre storage cluster in a fraction of the time of a traditional

Lusterでは Management環境が非常に大切です。
下で紹介している Slidecastビデオでは

ClusterStor Manger Configuration
"Profiles extensive end-to-end management of the entire Lustre
 storage cluster"

"Health Monitoring and Notification"

等が紹介されています (15:55 - 19:10)

"Slidecast: Xyratex Launches ClusterStor Lustre Storage Appliance"
"Xyratex ClusterStor Lustre Appliance Launch"
 2011/06/13, RichReport, 30:34, 480p

  "In this video, Ken Claffey from Xyratex presents the company's new
   ClusterStor Appliance for Lustre-based HPC storage."

"Xyratex Unveils Lustre Storage Appliance for HPC"
 June 14, 2011
※こちらの記事には上に登場した Ken Claffey氏へのインタビュー記事が

Xyratex社には Lustre界で著名な 2名の Peterさんが在籍しています。
Peter Braam博士 (ClusterStor買収による) は、Lustre生みの親ですし。
Peter Bojanic氏は Sun (Oracle) で Lustreをリードしてきた方です。

[san-tech][02798] Xyratex Acquires ClusterStor, November 9, 2010

White Papers, Xyratex
※Lustre関連で 2文献、1つは LUG 2011での発表に関係しています。

先行して Lustre Storage Applianceを販売している (+Dellと提携している)

Terascala Management Console

[san-tech][02607] A Unified User Interface for Lustre - The Terascala Management Console

White Papers

両社の LUG2011での発表:
"Effective MapReduce on Lustre"
 Nathan Rutman, Xyratex;%20?%3E/wp-content/events/lug2011/4-12-2011/1100-1130_Nathan_Rutman_MapReduce_Lug_2011.pptx

"Lustre File Creation Performance Enhancements"
 Ben Evans, Terascala;%20?%3E/wp-content/events/lug2011/4-13-2011/130-200_Ben_Evans_LUG-2011_Ben_Evans_V3.pptx

[san-tech][03071] 講演資料:Lustre User Group (LUG) 2011 (2011/04/12 - 14)

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