LUG (Lustre User Group)

Opening Reception and Platinum Sponsors


A founding member of OpenSFS, DDN was the first storage vendor to support Lustre and has the proven expertise to help you design, implement and support your Lustre parallel file system solution. For over a decade, we have helped the world’s largest environments gain competitive edge and accelerate their bottom line results by identifying and eliminating I/O bottlenecks. To learn more about how users are benefitting from DDN Lustre, meet with us during the 2018 LUG conference.

Discover the developments that are advancing Lustre into the next decade!

At LUG 2018, DDN will share how we are substantially increasing our commitment to Lustre* and how greatly benefits the HPC community:

  • $20+ million investments in Lustre* file system-related engineering and support activities.
  • Development work focused on performance, RAS, data lifecycle management and security.
  • Innovative Lustre-based work for Analytics, AI, Deep Learning and Machine Learning applications.
  • Exciting new products in all-flash, midrange cost-optimized platforms, high-end flagship high performance solutions, and file systems.


Paul Bloch, Robert Triendl, and key Lustre developers will available to solicit your feedback, share DDN Lustre community contributions, and explore the full range of DDN solutions that help meet your present and future Lustre requirements. Schedule your preferred meeting time at the conference to discover how you can benefit from DDN’s Lustre leadership, contributions, developments, and investments.

Don’t Miss These DDN Talks


Tuesday, April 24 (Day 1)

2:20 p.m. — Lazy Size on MDT: A new attribute that enables quick MDT scanning based on file size – Li Xi and Dongyang Li, DDN

3:50 p.m. — T10-PI: End-to-end Data Integrity Protection for Lustre – Li Xi and Shuichi Ihara, DDN

4:20 p.m. — Multi-tenancy: real-life implementation – Sebastien Buisson, DDN

Wednesday, April 25 (Day 2)

1:50 p.m. — Lustre Persistent Client Cache: A client side cache that speeds up applications with certain I/O patterns – Li Xi, DDN

Thursday, April 26 (Day 3)

12:00 p.m. — Early Performance Investigation of Data on Metadata – Frank Leers and Shuichi Ihara, DDN


April 23-26, 2018


Chicago Marriott Southwest at Burr Ridge
1200 Burr Ridge Parkway
Burr Ridge, IL 60527