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mmperfmon query

The new Spectrum Scale has been out for a few weeks now, so I think I should introduce a new function that's been added for the purpose of performance monitoring. Some of you may remember the performance monitor that comes with GSS. Its now been added to Spectrum Scale, and is recording various metrics for GPFS, Object, NFS, and SMB (depending on what you have installed). It will start automatically for some metrics (there are other…

Meet the Devs #3

GPFS: Meet the Devs #3 The third Meet the GPFS Developers 'coffee shop' meet has been announced. The day will give members the opportunity to meet the developers and get hands on beta exploration and test of unreleased GPFS functions. Date: 29th July 2015 Time: 11am-3pm Location: IBM, Birmingham Road, Warwick, Warwickshire,CV34 5JL Agenda: - Data analytic workloads - development to show and tell UK work on establishing use cases and tighter integration of Spark…

Pizza fuels hands on meet up

Earlier this week on a sunny Manchester morning I hosted our second 'meet the devs' GPFS user group session. In February we met in London and had a very open discussion with a short demo. This session had different attendees in a different city, with different food and a different focus. Our focus was hands on testing of the upcoming 4.1.1 release and specifically the protocol related work done in the UK. After some…

GPFS UG Agenda Available

GPFS UG 2015 Announced We are pleased to announce the 2015 GPFS User Group Meeting agenda for Wednesday 20th May. Agenda: 10:00 arrival for 10:30 start 10:30 Introductions & Committee Updates - Jez Tucker, Group Chair & Claire Robson, Group Secretary 10:35 Keynote - Doris Conti, Director, Spectrum Scale (GPFS) and HPC SW Product Development 10:50 4.1.1 Roadmap / High-level futures - Scott Fadden 11:40 Failure Events, Recovery &…

GPFS: Meet the Devs #2

The second Meet the GPFS Developers 'coffee shop' meet has been announced, ahead of the major GPFS UG meeting on 20th May. The day will give members the opportunity to meet the developers and get hands on beta exploration and test of unreleased GPFS functions. Date: 28th April 2015 Time: 10:30 - 15:30 Location: IBM, 3rd Floor, Maybrook House, 40 Blackfriars Street, Manchester M3 2EG Agenda: 10:30 Introduction discussion 11:30 Beta session…