[Beowulf] Sun buys Lustre

Chris Samuel csamuel at vpac.org
Fri Sep 14 04:41:40 EDT 2007


On Thursday 13 September 2007 04:30:29 Mark Hahn wrote:

> wow, that's a bit of a shock.  I had heard mutterings about CFS using ZFS,
> but would not have guessed a buyout.

This blog from Ricardo , the nice chap who has been working on the ZFS/FUSE 
port to Linux (originally sponsored by the Google SoC), might shed some light 
on that..

http://zfs-on-fuse.blogspot.com/2007/09/irony.html

> What's perhaps more interesting is that back in June I was invited to work
> for Cluster File Systems on the Lustre file system. The idea is that Lustre
> will be using the DMU portion of the ZFS-FUSE port to Linux as its storage
> backend.   

cheers,
Chris
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