The Lustre™ file system redefines I/O performance and scalability standards for the world’s largest and most complex computing environments. Ideally suited for data-intensive applications that require the highest possible I/O performance, Lustre is an object-based cluster file system that scales to tens of thousands of nodes and petabytes of storage with groundbreaking I/O and metadata throughput.
Interoperability, Features and Roadmap
These resources detail Lustre's interoperability, features, and plans for future releases.
- Lustre Support Matrix lists supported networks and kernels for current Lustre releases.
- Lustre 1.8 describes features and benefits offered by upgrading to this version. For the latest information on the upcoming release of Lustre 1.8, see the Lustre Roadmap.
- Lustre 2.0 describes features being developed for this next-generation release of Lustre. For the latest information on the scheduled release of Lustre 2.0, see the Lustre Roadmap.
- Lustre Roadmap provides estimated code freeze and GA dates for upcoming releases, supported kernels, new features, and retirement dates for Lustre products.
- The Roadmap lists a number of new features under development; several have their own wiki pages.
A number of papers, presentations and publications are available for Lustre. Use these resources to learn about the benefits offered by Lustre and plans for future development.