Lustre 2.10.2 Released

We are pleased to announce that the Lustre 2.10.2 Release has been declared GA and is available for download. You can also grab the source from git.

Along with a number of useful bug fixes, this maintenance release includes the following notable enhancement over 2.10.1:

  • ZFS 0.7.3 is now the default version of ZFS used for the release (LU-10150)

Details of changes since 2.10.1 can be found in the 2.10.2 change log.

Please log any issues found in the issue tracking system.

Thanks to all those who have contributed to the creation of this release.

We are expecting to release Lustre 2.10.3 during Q1 of next year.

Lustre 2.10.1 Released

We are pleased to announce that the Lustre 2.10.1 Release has been declared GA and is available for download. You can also grab the source from git.

Along with a number of useful bug fixes, this maintenance release includes the following notable enhancements over 2.10.0:

  • RHEL 7.4 support for Lustre Servers and Clients (LU-9816)
  • ZFS 0.7.1 is now the default version of ZFS used for the release (LU-8619)
  • RHEL 6.9 support for Lustre Clients (LU-9979)
  • Ubuntu 16.04 support for Lustre Clients
  • Patchless server build for ldiskfs is now routinely provided. Note that the patched kernel version must still be used to make use of project quotas
  • 4.9 Kernel support for Lustre client (LU-9183)
  • MOFED 4.1 support

Details of changes since 2.10.0 can be found in the 2.10.1 change log.

Please log any issues found in the issue tracking system.

Thanks to all those who have contributed to the creation of this release.

We are planning to release Lustre 2.10.2 during Q4.

Lustre 2.10.0 Released

We are pleased to announce that the Lustre 2.10.0 Release has been declared GA and is available for download. You can also grab the source from git.

This major release includes new features:
  • Progressive File Layouts: Enables file layouts to automatically adjust as size of files grow thus optimizing performance for diverse workloads (LU-8898)
  • Multi-Rail LNet: Allows LNet to utilize multiple network interfaces on a node in parallel, aggregating their performance (LU-7734)
  • Project Quotas: Extension to the Lustre quotas feature to provide the option to place quotas on a per project basis rather than just per user or per group (LU-4017)
  • Simplified Userspace Snapshots: Provides a mechanism to leverage the snapshot capability in OpenZFS to take a coordinated snapshot of a Lustre filesystem. (LU-8900)
  • NRS Delay Policy: Simulates high server load as a way of validating the resilience of Lustre under load. (LU-6283)
Fuller details can be found in the 2.10 wiki page (including the changelog and test matrix).

Please log any issues found in the issue tracking system

Thanks to all those who have contributed to the creation of this release.

This is the first release of the 2.10.x LTS release stream. A freely available Lustre 2.10.1 release is planned in the coming weeks

LAD’17: Call for Paper

LAD’17 – Lustre Administrators and Developers Workshop

October 4th-5th, 2017
Salon des Arts et Métiers
, Paris – France

EOFS and OpenSFS are happy to announce the 7th LAD will be held in Paris, France, at Salon des Arts et Métiers! This will be a 2-day event, from 4th to 5th of October, 2017. This will be a great opportunity for worldwide Lustre administrators and developers to gather and exchange their experiences, developments, tools, good practices and more.

https://www.eofs.eu/events/lad17

PRESENTATION
We invite community members to send proposals for presentation.
Those talks could cover, by example, tools, administration experiences, configuration setup, developments, tunings, tweaking, …
No proceeding is required, just an abstract of a 30-min (technical) presentation.

Please send your abstracts using EasyChair, before July 30th, 2017.
https://easychair.org/conferences/?conf=lad17

DATE CHANGE!
Important! Please note that LAD dates have shifted by one day!
LAD will now take place from October 4th to October 5th, which means from Wednesday to Thursday.

SPONSORS
We are very pleased this event is organized thanks to the following generous sponsors:
ATOS, CEA, DDN and INTEL

For any other information, please contact lad@eofs.eu

LUG 2017: Regular Registration Closes May 1st

Regular registration for the Lustre User Group 2017 conference ends on May 1st. Be sure to register by this date to obtain significant savings from the late registration price. The full conference agenda and registration are available at http://opensfs.org/lug-2017/.

This year’s conference will feature the latest Lustre developments and special events for connecting with your colleagues, including an opening reception sponsored by DDN at IU’s Cyberinfrastructure Building, Dinner and a Movie (Breaking Away) at the historical IU Auditorium sponsored by Intel, and a pub crawl sponsored by HGST/WARP.

Registration will be capped at 200 attendees. Only a few late registrations will be accepted — and only if we have not reached capacity.

The hotel block for LUG 2017 attendees will expire soon. A few rooms are still available at the IMU, but be sure to book by the hotel reservation deadline, April 25, 2017 at 11:59pm EST.

Questions about the conference? Contact pti@iu.edu

We look forward to seeing you in Bloomington!

LUG 2017: CFP extended to March 10th

Share your experiences with colleagues. Submit an abstract to present at LUG17. Abstracts are now due March 10, 2017.

The committee is particularly looking for presentations regarding:

  • experiences running the newer community releases – 2.8 and 2.9 – in production
  • experiences using the new features in those releases (DNE2, SSK, UID/GID mapping, etc.)
  • best practices and practical experiences in deploying, monitoring and operating Lustre
  • pushing the boundaries with non-traditional deployments

Accepted abstracts will be notified in time to take advantage of early bird registration. Submit abstracts here: https://easychair.org/cfp/LUG2017.

See the conference overview at http://lug17.sched.com/list/descriptions/.
Questions about the conference? Contact pti@iu.edu

LUG 2017: Abstracts Due 2/26 – Early Bird Ends 3/15


Want to present? Be sure to submit your abstract by the February 26th deadline: https://easychair.org/cfp/LUG2017.

Accepted abstracts will be notified in time to take advantage of early bird registration.

We have a great week planned – including a range of presentations on best practices and boundary-pushing deployments as well as a hackathon.

Networking opportunities abound with an opening reception sponsored by DDN, Dinner and a Show sponsored by Intel, and a pub crawl sponsored by WARP/HGST.

See the conference overview at http://lug17.sched.com/list/descriptions/.

Time is running out for LUG17 early bird registration! Register now at http://opensfs.org/lug-2017/ to take advantage of the early bird rate of $499. After March 15, fees increase substantially.

Questions about the conference? Contact pti@iu.edu.

We look forward to seeing you in Bloomington!