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Flash storage - LUMI-F

The LUMI-F hardware partition provides a Lustre file system with a storage capacity of 8 PB and an aggregate bandwidth of 1 740 GB/s. It is composed of 2 MDSs (metadata servers) and 58 Object Storage Targets (OSTs). Solid state drives (SSDs) are used in LUMI-F.

Before using LUMI-F, users should familiarize themselves with the performance characteristics of the Lustre file system and adjust their data workflows accordingly.

For an overview of options for using LUMI-F, see the data storage options page.