LUG 2021

LUG 2021

UF Information Technology (UFIT) will host the 2021 Lustre User Group (LUG) conference in partnership with Open Scalable File Systems (OpenSFS).

The annual LUG conference is the high performance computing industry’s primary venue for discussion on the open source Lustre file system and other technologies. The conference focuses on the latest Lustre developments and allows attendees to network with peers.

This year’s event will be held as a three-day virtual conference:

Wednesday, May 19 – Friday, May 21
12:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. EDT
9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. PDT

Location: Virtual Event via Zoom

Call for Presentations – April 4th Deadline

The LUG Program Committee is particularly seeking presentations on:

  • Experiences running the newer community releases (2.12, 2.13, 2.14)
  • Experiences using the new Lustre features (Client Data Encryption, OST Pool Quotas, DNEv3, PCC, SSK, DoM, Multi-Rail LNet, etc.)
  • Best practices and practical experiences in deploying, monitoring, and operating Lustre (also in the cloud)
  • Pushing the boundaries with non-traditional deployments

Submission guidelines

You only need an abstract for the submission process; we will request presentation materials once abstracts are reviewed and selected. Abstracts should be a minimum of 250 words and should provide a clear description of the planned presentation and its goals. All LUG presentations will be 30 minutes (including questions).

The abstract submission deadline is set to Sunday, April 4, 2021, 23:59, AoE “Anywhere on Earth”

The submission web page for LUG 2021 is available at:

You will need to create a user account on EasyChair if you don’t already have one.

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Registration (Free): Link Coming Soon

For more information on abstract submission, please visit the LUG 2021 EasyChair page.

The agenda and list of presenters will be available soon.