back to article Start massaging your wallet: DDN buffs up EXAScaler Lustre HPC storage rig

DataDirect Networks' ES14K is claimed to be four times faster than other suppliers' laggardly Lustre kit. The ExaScaler ES14K comes in all-flash and hybrid flash/disk configurations and features: Embedded Intel Enterprise Edition Lustre parallel file system v2.7 Up to 500GB/sec throughput Internal PCIe gen 3 fabric …

  1. Anonymous Coward
    Anonymous Coward

    Overly expensive kit compared to other OSS competitors

    Even at 500GB/s - which is a fair dash of data - it's not a great showing.

    There are Ceph customers pushing that much data internally, and likely at a fraction of the TCO or even up implementation costs.

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