Compute-Intensive Workloads

December 26, 2018

TL;DR: Choosing an HPC Filesystem for the Cloud? Choose Lustre, the On-prem Leader

Cloud providers looking to enable the growing number of use cases for cloud-based HPC recognize the importance of standardizing on the right HPC filesystem. So, while a number of vendors claim to provide a filesystem ideal for HPC in the cloud, a deeper look at market realities and technology reveals where they fall short.
December 5, 2018

Kmesh Lustre-powered filesystem for Multicloud and Edge with Data Sync

If you consider the heavy use of Lustre in the world of HPC, it is clearly the best choice for extension into a cloud-based HPC service. Lustre is the main file system for 3 of the 5 Top supercomputers in the world, and over half of all supercomputers use Lustre. To appreciate just how powerful and fast Lustre is, consider that Oak Ridge National Laboratory’s supercomputer runs Lustre and has more than 25,000 clients, over 10PB of storage, and aggregate IO throughput of 250 GB/sec.
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