(Updated: Feb 2010)
You will find answers to a variety of questions about Lustre™ in the topics below.
Fundamentals - Fundamentals of Lustre components and functionality.
Sizing - File system, file, I/O request, OSS, and node limitations.
Installation - Configurations, storage interconnections and more.
Networking - Interconnects, protocols, and topologies.
Metadata Servers - Metadata server features, failover, functionality, and more.
Object Servers and I/O Throughput - OSS scaling, configuration, data allocation, object locking protocol.
Recovery - Configuration, failure, failover.
OS Support - Supported operating systems, distros and more.
Release Testing and Upgrading - Bug tracking and fixing, testing, release compatibility, upgrading.
Licensing and Support - Licensing model, commercial distribution, support services.
Glossary - Lustre-related terms defined.