Intel Releases DAOS 2.2 Distributed File-System

Written by Michael Larabel in Intel on 22 October 2022 at 05:45 AM EDT. 10 Comments
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Intel earlier this year more formally announced DAOS as its distributed parallel file-system designed for NVMe storage and aims to be more efficient than other parallel file-systems. Yesterday marked the release of DAOS 2.2 as the newest step forward for Distributed Application Object Storage.

The DAOS distributed, parallel file-system is primarily designed to meet the needs of modern HPC / supercomputer systems. DAOS was originally started while Intel was in the storage business with Optane while at least for now their open-source engineers continue working on DAOS.



Intel's DAOS slides from ISC 2022.


Yesterday they released DAOS 2.2 as the newest stable release. Those interested in the source code or package builds can find them via GitHub.

DAOS 2.2 adds support for Rocky Linux 8 and AlmaLinux 8, UCX support is added as a technology preview, support for the libfabric/tcp provider is added, various usability improvements, and many bug fixes. More details on the DAOS 2.2 changes or information on this open-source distributed file-system project in general can be found via DAOS.io.
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