Lustre 2.7 Released

OpenSFS funded development brings consistency verification and real-time network configuration

Beaverton, OR – April 7, 2015 – Open Scalable File Systems (OpenSFS), the premier non-profit organization promoting the use, advancing the capability, and coordinating releases of the Lustre® file system, is announcing the release of Lustre 2.7. Large portions of new feature development were funded by OpenSFS through dues collected from participants with significant contributions from Lustre teams at Intel and Indiana University. Lustre 2.7 is available for immediate download.

“Lustre continues its march towards wider enterprise use. This latest version will entice long-time users to quickly upgrade with the improvements in consistency verification and real-time network configuration, highly desirable in mission critical deployments,” said Charlie Carroll, OpenSFS Interim Chairman.

The largest annual Lustre event, LUG 2015, is being held April 13-15, 2015, in Denver, CO. The three days of deep technical talks and discussions will cover Lustre 2.7 and other versions. This year, LUG 2015 will also include a Lustre Developer Day providing face-to-face networking for Lustre software developers. For more information see:

Major Features of Lustre 2.7

  • MDT-MDT Consistency Verification
  • Dynamic LNET Config
  • OST Placement
  • UID/GID Mapping
  • DNE Striped Directory preview

Lustre 2.7 is available for download immediately:


About Lustre
The Lustre file system is an open source parallel file system widely deployed at major computational centers worldwide, including many of the Top500. Currently seven of the TOP10 supercomputing sites, and over 60% of TOP100 sites, utilize Lustre. OpenSFS plays a pivotal role in the open source Lustre community, through roadmap definition, funding of feature releases, and the OpenSFS Lustre Working Group (LWG), which helps with helps identify requirements for new Lustre features, testing, and coordination of new releases.

About OpenSFS
Open Scalable File Systems, Inc.® is a strong and growing nonprofit organization dedicated to the success of the Lustre® file system. OpenSFS was founded in 2010 to advance Lustre, ensuring it remains vendor-neutral, open, and free. Since its inception, OpenSFS has been responsible for advancing Lustre and delivering new releases on behalf of the open source community. Through working groups, events, and ongoing funding initiatives, OpenSFS harnesses the power of collaborative development to fuel innovation and growth of Lustre worldwide

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