[Lustre-discuss] Lustre 2.2 production experience

Andreas Dilger adilger at whamcloud.com
Sat Jun 9 15:20:17 PDT 2012

I guess the new Lustre release process is similar to how Ubuntu is released. While we do our best to make each release as stable as possible, there is a different expectation for long-term updates of the feature releases and the maintenance releases. 

Cheers, Andreas

On 2012-06-09, at 16:05, Wojciech Turek <wjt27 at cam.ac.uk> wrote:

> Thanks for a quick reply Andreas. I slightly misunderstood the lustre
> release process and thought that the next stable/production version is
> 2.2
> I am then interested in the experience of people running Lustre 2.1
> Cheers
> Wojciech
> On 9 June 2012 21:52, Andreas Dilger <adilger at whamcloud.com> wrote:
>> I think you'll find that there are not yet (m)any production deployments of 2.2. There are a number of production 2.1 deployments, and this is the current maintenance stream from Whamcloud.
>> Cheers, Andreas
>> On 2012-06-09, at 14:33, Wojciech Turek <wjt27 at cam.ac.uk> wrote:
>>> I am building a 1.5PB storage system which will employ Lustre as the
>>> main file system. The storage system will be extended at the later
>>> stage beyond 2PB.  I am considering using Lustre 2.2 for production
>>> environment. This Lustre storage system will replace our older 300TB
>>> system which is currently running Lustre 1.8.8. I am quite happy with
>>> lustre 1.8.8 however for the new system Lustre 2.2 seem to be a better
>>> match.  The storage system will be attached to a university wide
>>> cluster (800 nodes), hence there will be quite a large range of
>>> applications using the filesystem. Could people with production
>>> deployments of Lustre 2.2 share their experience please?
>>> --
>>> Wojciech Turek
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