Find out what the Lustre Community is doing and get involved.
Community Events and Resources
- Sign up for a Lustre Mailing List.
- Access Lustre User Group (LUG) agendas, presentations, panel discussions, videos and more. LUG is the Lustre community's premier event to learn and share knowledge about Lustre technology.
- Find out how to contribute code or help with testing.
- Read Lustre publications such as white papers and Lustre engineering presentations.
- Learn about some typical Lustre Customers.
- Sign up for Sun HPC News for news, articles, tips and reviews of interest to the HPC community.
Community Development Projects Interesting projects from the Lustre user community that are available for public use.
- Backup and Recovery: Amanda and Lustre Use an Amanda client to back up a Lustre filesystem from Lustre clients.(PDF)
- LLNL - Lustre Monitoring Tool Tracks activity of server nodes (MDS, OSS and portals routers) for one or more Lustre filesystems.
- Bull - Open Source Tools for Lustre Manage one or more Lustre filesystems from an administrative node.
- CEA Administration Tool for Lustre 1.6 Set up and manage a Lustre filesystem on a cluster.
Lustre Centers of Excellence
Find out about active Lustre Centers of Excellence (LCEs).
Another Lustre Center of Excellence is located at the Naval Research Laboratory.
Additionally, several Lustre Development Centers work with Sun to make significant code and testing contributions to Lustre and the Lustre Community. These centers are located at CEA, Juelich, LLNL, and Sandia.
Third Party Contributions
Topics contributed by the Lustre user community.
- DRBD and Lustre describes the Distributed Replicated Block Device used for building high-availability clusters.
- Lustre FUSE describes how to use Lustre with the FUSE file system.
- Lustre DDN Tuning describes how to configure DDN storage arrays for use with Lustre.
- Debian Install describes how to build and install Lustre on a machine running Debian Linux.
- NFS vs. Lustre describes some of the history and rationale behind Lustre and NFS and compares and contrasts them.