Lustre is an Open Source, high performance, parallel, highly scalable distributed file system.

Lustre is distributed file system generally used for large-scale cluster computing. It is often used in supercomputers because of its high performance capabilities.

The name Lustre is derived from Linux + Cluster.

OpenSFS(http://opensfs.org) supports the continued evolution and success of the Lustre file system by ensuring that Lustre remains vendor-neutral, open, and free.

Official site for Lustre http://lustre.org/

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