Sun Takes a Shine to Lustre

“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

“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…'”