September 16-17th, 2013 - France
Hotel Lutetia, Paris

EOFS and OpenSFS are organizing the third European Lustre Workshop, called Lustre Administrators and Developers Workshop. It will take place in Paris, at Hotel Lutetia during 2 days, 16th and 17th of September, 2013.
This will be a great opportunity for LustreTM worldwide administrators and developers to gather and exchange their experiences, developments, tools, good practices and more.

Check last year LAD to see content and events of 2012 session.


This will be a two days event, starting from Monday, September 16th, 2013 in the morning, to Tuesday, September 17th, 2013 in the afternoon.

  • Presentations proposal deadline: July 27th, 2013
  • End of early bird rate: August 10th, 2013
  • End of registration: August 31st, 2013
  • Workshop: September 16-17th, 2013


LAD'13 Program Committee: EOFS and OpenSFS

Monday, September 16th, 2013

9:00 : Registration and coffee

9:50 : Welcome, Aurelien Degremont, Chairman

10:00 : Lustre Releases, Peter Jones, Intel

10:30 : Lustre at the Australian National Computational Infrastructure (NCI), Joseph Antony, NCI

11:00 : Analysis of filesystem and file fragmentation in Lustre, Ashley Pittman, DDN

11:30 : Lustre usage monitoring or " What the &#%@ are users doing with my filesystem? ", Kilian Cavalotti, CEA

12:00 : Parameter Configuration Normalization, Nathan Rutman, Xyratex

12:30 : Lunch

14:00 : Lustre at GSI, Walter Schön, GSI

14:30 : --enable-gss: strong authentication in Lustre&friends, Daniel Kobras, Science+Computing

15:00 : A lightweight access control mechanism for Lustre in wide area domains, Thomas Stibor, GSI

15:30 : Developing UID Mapping and a Stand Alone Security Mechanism for Lustre: Challenges and Successes, Josh Walgenbach, Indiana University

15:45 : Lustre Shared-Key Authentication & Encryption, Andrew Korty, Indiana University

16:00Coffee Break

16:30 : Lustre/HSM is there!, Aurélien Degrémont, CEA

17:00 : Centralized Lustre monitoring on Bullx platforms, Florent Thery, Bull

17:30 : A Bowl full of Lustre Tools, Michael Kluge, TU-Dresden

18:00 : End of sessions

19:30 : Social Event: Dinner and boat tour

Tuesday, September 17th, 2013

9:00 : Coffee

9:30 : Lustre Features in Development, Oleg Drokin, Intel

10:00 : Lustre on ZFS at SSEC, Scott Nolin, University of Wisconsin

10:30 : Monitoring the Lustre to maintain optimal performance, Gabriele Paciucci, Intel

11:00 : Coffee break

11:30 : Lustre Metadata Performance Testing Best Practice, Cheng Shao, Xyratex

12:00 : Deploying a Lustre cluster for HPC Applications in the Cloud, Gabriele Paciucci, Intel

12:30 : Lunch

14:00 : New Quality of Service Policy for Lustre Based on the Lustre Network Request Scheduler (NRS), Suichi Ihara, DDN

14:30 : WNC: the Windows Native Client, Meghan McClelland, Xyratex

15:00 : Exporting Lustre with Ganesha, a NFS-server running in user-space, Philippe Deniel, CEA

15:30 : Coffee & Wrap up


Registration is now closed! 

More than 100 persons attended LAD that year! Thanks to you!

Any questions? Contact us at lad(at)


LAD'13 will be held in the Hôtel Lutetia, located in Saint-Germain-des-Près area, a prestigious hotel, one of the first Art Deco building in Paris.

Hôtel Lutetia (Google Map)

45, boulevard Raspail

75006 Paris

There is no conference rate for this hotel.

Social Event

On Monday evening, a social event will take place on yacht, near the venue. There will be a dinner and a boat tour on Seine river, aboard the Excellence Yacht. A limited number spouses can attend too. Availabilities for spouses are on a first-come, first-served basis. Register quickly!

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