HPC Re-Engineering

Overview We have been tasked with proposing how we would re-engineer an aging SGI High Performance Computing platform. The platform is a 35 Node cluster running Red Hat 6.7 on each node with a Lustre file system mount and a /home file system presented via NFS from a Hierarchical Storage Node. In addition to the …

Striping Logical Volumes

A Logical Volume (LV) is created from a Logical Volume Manager (LVM) Volume Group (VG). The VG is the central storage component in an LVM based system, a VG can contain one or more Physical Volumes (PV), which are basically disks presented to the files system, partitioned as an LVM disk and then converted to …