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Some articles on lustre:

Lustre (file System) - High Availability
... Lustre file system high availability features include a robust failover and recovery mechanism, making server failures and reboots transparent ... interoperability between successive minor versions of the Lustre software enables a server to be upgraded by taking it offline (or failing it over to a ... Lustre MDSes are configured as an active/passive pair, while OSSes are typically deployed in an active/active configuration that provides redundancy without extra overhead ...
Lustre (file System) - Release History
... The Lustre file system was first installed for production use in March 2003 on the MCR Linux Cluster at LLNL, one of the largest supercomputers at the time ... Lustre 1.2.0, released in March 2004, provided Linux kernel 2.6 support, a "size glimpse" feature to avoid lock revocation on files undergoing write, and client side data write-back cache ... Lustre 1.4.0, released in November 2004, provided protocol compatibility between versions, InfiniBand network support, and support for extents/mballoc in the ldiskfs on-disk filesystem ...
... Lustre (or luster) is the way light interacts with the surface of a crystal, rock, or mineral ... A range of terms are used to describe lustre, such as earthy, metallic, greasy, and silky ... (derived from the Latin for glass, vitrum) refers to a glassy lustre ...
Lusters - Common Terms - Vitreous Lustre
... Vitreous minerals have the lustre of glass ... The term is derived from the Latin for glass, vitrum.) This type of lustre is one of the most commonly seen, and occurs in transparent or translucent minerals with relatively low refractive ...
Lustre - Other Uses
... Lustre (mineralogy), a description of the way light interacts with the surface of a crystal, rock or mineral Lustre prints, a photograph or artwork with a finish between glossy and matte USS Luster (IX-82), a ...

More definitions of "lustre":

  • (noun): The visual property of something that shines with reflected light.
    Synonyms: shininess, sheen, luster
  • (noun): A surface coating for ceramics or porcelain.
    Synonyms: luster

Famous quotes containing the word lustre:

    A man is like a bit of Labrador spar, which has no lustre as you turn it in your hand, until you come to a particular angle; then it shows deep and beautiful colors.
    Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803–1882)

    In that whiter Island, where
    Things are evermore sincere;
    Candor here, and lustre there
    Robert Herrick (1591–1674)

    After a lustre of the moon, we say
    We have not the need of any paradise,
    We have not the need of any seducing hymn.
    Wallace Stevens (1879–1955)