SOURCE: Open Scalable File Systems
BEAVERTON, OR--(Marketwired - Jun 11, 2013) - Open Scalable File Systems (OpenSFS), the premier participant-supported, vendor-neutral, non-profit organization supporting and coordinating the High Performance Computing (HPC) open source file system community, is helping promote Intel's June 12th San Francisco Lustre event titled "Moving Lustre Forward." Intel will be announcing their new Lustre product, Intel® Enterprise Edition for Lustre* Software.
Intel's "Moving Lustre Forward" event features Intel keynote speaker: Boyd Davis, Vice President & General Manager, Datacenter Software Division; and Brent Gorda, General Manager, High Performance Data Division. Accompanying them on the stage will be: Intersect 360 Research CEO Addison Snell; Lustre super user Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory; and Intel partners Hitachi Data Systems and DataDirect Networks.
Both Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory and DataDirect Networks are Promoter level Participants in OpenSFS. Intel is a Promoter level Participant in OpenSFS and an active member of the board.
"We're pleased to see Intel pushing Lustre in new directions and growing the Lustre ecosystem," said Galen Shipman, OpenSFS Chairman. "This is a great example of the continued advancement and maturation of Lustre technology in the marketplace."
Intel's Moving Lustre Forward event will be held at the Merchants Exchange Building - Julia Morgan Ballroom - 465 California Street, San Francisco. The registration desk opens at 10:30am, the keynote starts at 11am. Lunch will be served. The event concludes with a Partner Pavilion from 1pm - 2pm.
"The true power of the Lustre filesystem comes from its open source roots and the great community that supports the technology. OpenSFS does an admirable job supporting and leading the community, and Intel will continue to be closely involved," said Brent Gorda, General Manager, High Performance Data Division, Intel. "If you're in the Bay Area, come on by. Let's talk Lustre."
For more information and how to register for the "Moving Lustre Forward" event please see http://lustre.intel.com
For more information about OpenSFS and how we actively support the Lustre community, please see http://www.opensfs.org
Open Scalable File Systems is the premier participant-supported, vendor-neutral, non-profit organization supporting and coordinating the High Performance Computing (HPC) open source file system community. We aggregate community resources as the center of collaborative activities. Our technical Working Groups bring in experts from many fields and backgrounds to contribute to roadmap discussions. OpenSFS-sponsored events create opportunities to network directly with the smartest open source file system engineers and business leaders. Our membership provides leverage for messaging and awareness. http://www.opensfs.org/
* Lustre is a registered trademark of Xyratex Technology Ltd.