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2015 Lustre Community Conference

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NCI, Intel and DDN present the 2015 Lustre Community Conference, a dynamic two day workshop which will explore improvements in the performance and flexibility of the Lustre file system for supporting diverse workloads. This will be a great opportunity for the Lustre community to discuss the challenges associated with enhancing Lustre for diverse applications, the technological advances necessary, and the associated ecosystem.

Please note registration has now closed.


Monday 24th 9am – 5pm Lustre Community Conference

8.30 – 9am: Registration, Finkel Lecture Theatre, The John Curtin School of Medical Research, Garran Road ANU.


HPC futures in Australia: Professor Lindsay Botten, Director NCI

A tour of Lustre Projects: Robert Triendl, DDN

Lustre futures: Chris Sassone and Malcolm Cowe, Intel

A comparison of Declustered Parity and RAID 6 for Lustre: Daniel Rodwell, NCI

Lustre over SMB for a new rendering cluster: Simon Forsayeth, Swinburne

Virtual LNET Routing: Malcolm Haak, NCI/SGI

Lustre at Pawsey: Andrew Elwell, Pawsey Supercomputing Service

Validating and integrating Lustre in the enterprise environment: Zhiqi Tao, Intel

Producing petascale climate data replication at NCI: Joseph Anthony, NCI

Lustre trouble shooting and performance monitoring: Patrick Fitzhenry and Ian Costello, DDN

Monday 24th 6pm – Conference dinner hosted by DDN

Temporada Restaurant  15 Moore Street, Canberra City

Tuesday 25th  9am – 4pm Lustre training run by Intel

Lustre workshop, topics covered include:

Architecture Overview
Introduction to LNET

Mediated panel discussion

NCI Datacentre tour


There is no attendance cost for the 2015 LCC. Attendees will be required to organise and pay for their own transport and accommodation.

Submitting abstracts

Attendees are invited to submit an abstract in the view to either present a 20 minute talk during the Monday workshop or for inclusion in the conference handbook. Abstracts should be no longer than three pages, in PDF format, and are due by Friday 31 July. All topics, including site updates, welcome.


The 2015 LCC will be held on campus of The Australian National University in Canberra, ACT Australia.
Monday and Tuesdays session will be held in the Finkel Lecture Theatre housed in the John Curtin School of Medical Research. Click here for map.


Delegates will book their own accommodation in Canberra.
Suggested accommodation:
University House is on the ANU campus only a few minutes’ walk from the conference venue.
Novotel, Hotel Hotel and QT Canberra are all in close walking distance, as are many of the hotels on Northbourne Ave.

Other Vendors

Other vendors can attend as delegates. Abstracts for papers should be submitted by end users.


Delegates are to bring their own device for training. NCI will provide wireless network access.



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