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Sun Takes a Shine to Lustre

Sep 13, 2007, 14:30 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Paul Shread)

"Just a week after getting sued by Network Appliance over its ZFS file system, Sun Microsystems has acquired the high-end Lustre file system from Cluster File Systems Inc.

"A Sun spokesperson said the acquisition 'has nothing to do with the NetApp lawsuit,' and was intended to expand Sun's HPC product portfolio.

"Greg Schulz, senior analyst and founder of StorageIO, agreed, but added: 'This is going to add fuel to the fire of those who see Sun as being in trouble and thus chasing the market...'"

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