Lustre 101

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The Lustre 101 web-based course series developed by the Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility at Oak Ridge National Laboratory is a self-paced introduction to Lustre. These courses are targeted at experienced system administrators who are relatively new to Lustre.

There are currently two available courses:

  • Lustre Administration Essentials
    • This course is targeted at experienced system administrators who are relatively new to Lustre, but may have prior experience with other distributed and parallel file systems. Topics in this course include an introduction to Lustre, hardware selection and benchmarking strategies, Lustre software installation and basic configuration, Lustre tuning and LNet configuration, basic file system administration and monitoring, and methods for problem diagnosis and analysis.
  • Lustre Administration Tutorials
    • This course includes a series of tutorials on specific aspects of Lustre administration and monitoring. Lessons in this course are intended for system administrators who are relatively new to Lustre, as well as more experienced admins seeking to learn about new ways of using Lustre or improving its reliability or performance.