March 18, 2013
LIVERMORE, Calif. – March 18, 2013 – Open Scalable File Systems (OpenSFS), the premier participant-supported, vendor-neutral, non-profit organization supporting and coordinating the High Performance Computing (HPC) open source file system community, in cooperation with the European Open File System (EOFS), is pleased to announce the full agenda for LUG 2013, Lustre community's annual user group meeting. LUG 2013 will take place in San Diego this year at the Omni Hotel in the Downtown Gas lamp Quarter. Meeting sessions will be held from April 16-18.
Registration is set to close Fri., March 22.
"This year LUG will truly be a tour de force of Lustre developers, users and vendors. I am so impressed with the range of technical topics, with lots of focus and energy around what comes next. It’s very exciting to see,” said Norman Morse, CEO of OpenSFS. “If you’re involved in the Lustre community – or want to be – we hope to see you in San Diego!”
Lustre community is celebrating one of Lustre’s biggest years with multiple new Lustre installations worldwide and a breaking of 1 TB/sec data access speed barrier. LUG 2013 will have presentations from key Lustre developers, eight different research institutes, nine different major hardware and software vendors, a case study in financial services, multiple OpenSFS working group meetings, and more.
LUG 2013 will feature three days of presentations from Lustre users and developers on select Lustre features, future enhancements, and site-specific Lustre experiences. Prominent Lustre leaders from key development companies, such as Mark Seager (Intel), Peter Braam (Xyratex), Shinji Sumimoto (Fujitsu), and Eric Barton (Intel), will appear as panelists to engage the community in an open discussion about Lustre's role as HPC moves toward Exascale. A second panel is scheduled in which commercial companies from different sectors, such as finance, oil and gas, entertainment, and defense, will discuss their use of Lustre for their HPC parallel file system needs.
LUG 2013 is sponsored by OpenSFS, EOFS, and the Lustre community and includes vendor sponsorship from Aeon Computing, Bull, Cray, DataDirect Networks, Intel, NetApp, Warp Mechanics and Xyratex.
Open Scalable File Systems is the premier participant-supported, vendor-neutral, non-profit organization supporting and coordinating the High Performance Computing (HPC) open source file system community. We aggregate community resources as the center of collaborative activities. Our technical Working Groups bring in experts from many fields and backgrounds to contribute to roadmap discussions. OpenSFS-sponsored events create opportunities to network directly with the smartest open source file system engineers and business leaders. Our membership provides leverage for messaging and awareness.
The European Open File System (EOFS) was founded 15 December 2010 in Munich as a Non-Profit organization. The purpose of the European Open File System SCE is the promotion and servicing of the member's needs.
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