Sherlock changelog

Running containers on Sherlock

by Kilian Cavalotti
Documentation
Software
Have you ever wanted to run Docker containers on Sherlock, and skip the hassle of figuring out your application dependencies, installing them, compiling the code, resolving compilation errors, finding missing libraries, or making sure...
Running containers on Sherlock

Better error messages when submitting jobs

by Kilian Cavalotti
Sherlock now offers a better and more complete explanation when a job submission is rejected by the scheduler. What does it look like? In the most common cases, jobs that don't meet the requirements for the partition they're submitted...
Improvement
Scheduler

You can now subscribe to Sherlock news and updates

by Kilian Cavalotti
You can now subscribe to Sherlock news and updates, and automatically receive an email notification when a new post is published here. To subscribe to Sherlock updates, follow the steps below: go to https://news.sherlock.stanford.edu...
Improvement
Update

Hours announced for the SRCF shutdown

by Kilian Cavalotti
Announce
Maintenance
As previously announced, the Stanford Research Computing Facility (SRCF) will undergo major power maintenance over the Labor Day week-end (Sep. 1-3, 2018). Because it's hosted in that datacenter, Sherlock will not be available for login...
Hours announced for the SRCF shutdown

High priority QOS for owners

by Kilian Cavalotti
Today, we're introducing a new high-priority QOS for owner partitions. In groups which have purchased their own compute nodes on Sherlock, users can now submit jobs to their group partition using the --qos=high_p option: it will give...
Improvement
Scheduler

Sherlock now welcomes lab-contributed software

by Kilian Cavalotti
Have you ever spent hours compiling and tuning software, put together a complex workflow combining multiple software parts, or just installed the latest version of the brand new software tools you're developing on Sherlock? And wondered...
Software
Announce
New

MySQL on Sherlock

by Kilian Cavalotti
Have you ever wondered how you could use a database server on Sherlock? Or wanted to run jobs that query data from a SQL database? Or even better, multiple jobs that would interact with the same database? Have you ever wanted to store...
Improvement
Software
Documentation

Farewell Sherlock 1.0 👋

by Kilian Cavalotti
Retiring Sherlock 1.0 The day has come to say goodbye to Sherlock 1.0. After almost 4 years of service, the Sherlock 1.0 environment has definitely been retired. Starting today, when you connect to the Sherlock 1.0 login nodes (with...
Announce

SRCF Reboot

by Kilian Cavalotti
A shutdown of the Stanford Research Computing Facility (SRCF) is planned for Labor Day weekend, Saturday through Monday, September 1-3, due to the need for power system maintenance. We will bring Sherlock down on Friday evening, August...
Announce
Maintenance