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

Latest revision as of 11:16, 22 February 2010

(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.