LAD 22

VenueSalons de l’Hôtel des Arts et Métiers, Paris, France
LAD conferenceSeptember 27-28, 2022
Developer SummitSeptember 26, 2022

Lustre Administrators & Developers Workshop is a great opportunity for worldwide Lustre administrators and developers to gather and exchange their experiences, developments, tools, best practices and more.

After 2 years of virtual LADs, we are happy to announce that we will be able to welcome you again in-person this year for this LAD’22 edition!

This event will take place in Paris on the 27th and 28th of September 2022, preceded by the Lustre’s developer summit on September 26th. For those who could not attend in person, the event will also be streamed online (see “Watch remotely” at the bottom of this page).

Important dates

The LAD conference will be a two days event, starting from Tuesday, September 27th, 2022 in the morning, to Wednesday, September 28th, 2022 in the afternoon.

Registration opensOpened
End of early bird rateSeptember 4th, 2022
End of registrationSeptember 18th, 2022
(social event: September 10th)
ConferenceSeptember 27-28, 2022

The event will be co-located with the Lustre Developer Summit (on the 26th).


Sorry, registration is closed.


This event is sponsored by: AtosDDNHPEWestern Digital and WhamCloud. A big thank you to these sponsors who allow the organization of the event!


Tuesday, September 27th 2022

  • 09:00: Registration and coffee
  • 09:45: Welcome
  • 10:00: Community Release Update – Peter Jones, Whamcloud [Slides]
  • 10:30: Lustre Client Encryption – Sebastien Buisson, Whamcloud [Slides]
  • 11:00: Break
  • 11:30: LDISKFS block allocator problems and solutions – Artem Blagodarenko, Whamcloud [Slides]
  • 12:00: Data Mobility in HPC storage – Torben Kling Petersen, HPE [Slides]
  • 12:30: Lunch
  • 14:00: Lustre 2.16 and Beyond – Andreas Dilger, Whamcloud [Slides]
  • 14:30: Concurrent write support for Lustre Persistent Client Caching (LPCC) – Marc-André Vef, Maysam Rahmanpour and André Brinkmann, Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz [Slides]
  • 15:00: Break
  • 15:30: Robinhood 4 update – Sébastien Gougeaud, CEA [Slides]
  • 16:00: Hot Pools – Sébastien Buisson, Whamcloud [Slides]
  • 16:30: End of sessions (1st day)
  • Social Event: 19h

Wednesday, September 28th 2022

  • 09:30: Coffee
  • 09:55: Introduction
  • 10:00: Native Linux client status – James Simmons, ORNL [Slides]
  • 10:30: Benchmarking Lustre – Setting Realistic Performance Expectations – Torben Kling Petersen and John Fragalla, HPE [Slides]
  • 11:00: Break
  • 11:30: Lustre snapshot usage at MeluXina – Robert de Rooy, LuxProvide [Slides], and Andreas Dilger, DDN [Slides]
  • 12:00: Improving Parallel File System Performance & Reliability with NVMe-oF Storage – Marc Bonnet, Western Digital [Slides]
  • 12:30: Lunch
  • 14:00: A filesystem coming of age: live hardware upgrade practices at Stanford Research Computing – Stéphane Thiell, Stanford University [Slides]
  • 14:30: Tuning Lustre in a LNet routed environment – Sébastien PIECHURSKI, Atos [Slides]
  • 15:00: Break
  • 15:30: Scaling one single Lustre Filesystem up to 20K clients – Aurélien Cedeyn and Gaël Delbary, CEA [Slides]
  • 16:00: Wrap up


LAD’22 will take place at the Salons de l’Hôtel des Arts et Métiers, Paris.

Between the Arc de Triomphe and the Trocadéro, this nineteenth century private mansion has been the headquarters of the Société des Ingénieurs des Arts et Métiers since 1925.

Salons de l’Hôtel des Arts et Métiers
9bis Avenue d’Iéna
75016 Paris

 (picture courtesy of S. Sumimoto)

Social event

A social event will take place on the evening of Tuesday September 27th. This will be a dinner at « L’Atelier du France » located on the banks of the Seine, in the heart of Paris near the Eiffel Tower.

The social event is included to LAD’s registration fees. We cannot guarantee a place at the social event in case of late registration after September 10, the final reservation of meals taking place on this date.

If you are traveling accompanied, it is possible to invite your spouse to this event, subject to availability. In this case, an additional contribution will be requested. To do so, please book by September 10 at the latest by contacting

Watch remotely

In case you were not able to make the trip to Paris, the LAD will be broadcast live on Youtube, and you can ask questions using the chat or in the comments.

Have a nice remote LAD, and hopefully see you next year in-person!

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