Sherlock changelog

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Easier connection to Sherlock's DTNs

by Kilian Cavalotti
Improvement
Data
We know that easy access to data is essential, and that moving data around is a key part of every user's workflow on Sherlock. We also know that two-factor authentication (2FA) can sometimes get in the way, and hinder the ability to get...
Easier connection to Sherlock's DTNs

A better view at Sherlock's resources

by Kilian Cavalotti
Scheduler
Improvement
New
How many jobs are running? What partitions do I have access to? How many CPUs can I use? Where should I submit my jobs? Any of those sound familiar? We know it's not always easy to navigate the native scheduler tools, their syntax, and...
A better view at Sherlock's resources

When setting an environment variable gives you a 40x speedup

by Kilian Cavalotti
Blog
Improvement
Today, we'd like to share some of our recent work on Sherlock that allowed a pretty significant speedup when listing files in directories with a lot of entries. > Unlike our usual announcements, this post is more of a behind-the-scenes...
When setting an environment variable gives you a 40x speedup

Module versions get a facelift

by Kilian Cavalotti
If you're a Sherlock user who often needs to load specific module versions, but don't care or can't remember specific minor version numbers, you're in luck! Starting today, Sherlock allows loading modules via an extended default system...
Improvement
Software

Out with the old, in with the new!

by Kilian Cavalotti
It's been a little over five years since Sherlock first entered production and ran its first jobs. A lot of time has passed, and with it, Sherlock grew ten-fold, its user base exploded and technology trends evolved significantly. The...
Hardware
Announce