NEW E-BOOK UPDATE: Parallel Virtual File Systems on Microsoft Azure

The AzureCAT blog has moved! Find this blog post over on our new blog at the Microsoft Tech Community: https://techcommunity.microsoft.com/t5/AzureCAT/NEW-E-BOOK-UPDATE-Parallel-Virtual-File-Systems-on-Microsoft/ba-p/333649 ======================== On January 11, 2019 AzureCAT published significant updates to the Parallel Virtual File Systems on Microsoft Azure e-book. The revised version features a new BeeGFS template library, complete with sample templates and scripts, that deploy the…


Parallel Virtual File Systems on Microsoft Azure – Part 2: Lustre on Azure

Written by Kanchan Mehrotra, Tony Wu, and Rakesh Patil from AzureCAT. Reviewed by Solliance. Edited by Nanette Ray.  This article is also available as an eBook: Download the Parallel Virtual File Systems eBook Find Part 1 of the this series here: Part 1: Overview   Lustre is currently the most widely used parallel virtual file…


AzureCAT eBook: Parallel Virtual File Systems on Microsoft Azure

Download the Parallel Virtual File Systems eBook. This guide documents the results of a series of performance tests on Azure to see how scalable Lustre, GlusterFS, and BeeGFS are. Using a default configuration, the Azure Customer Advisory Team (AzureCAT) discovered how critical performance tuning is when designing Parallel Virtual File Systems (PVFSs) on Azure. Use…