[Beowulf] RIP Lustre @ Oracle ?
samuel at unimelb.edu.au
Mon Jan 10 18:15:44 EST 2011
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# Companies usually wind down the week before Christmas,
# so you don't usually see them make a lot of strategic
# moves or announcements. And so it was with some marked
# astonishment that I received an anonymous tip that Oracle
# ceased development of Lustre right before the holidays.
# Not out of a job quite yet, Lustre engineers have
# reportedly been encouraged to apply for other positions
# within the company
Not unexpected (if true), but fortunately it is open source
and other companies (employing ex-Lustre developers) have
already set up to maintain it.
Christopher Samuel - Senior Systems Administrator
VLSCI - Victorian Life Sciences Computation Initiative
Email: samuel at unimelb.edu.au Phone: +61 (0)3 903 55545
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