Sherlock changelog

SH3_G4FP32 nodes are back in the catalog!

by Kilian Cavalotti
Hardware
Announce
A new GPU option is available in the Sherlock catalog... again! After a period of unavailability and a transition between GPU generations, where previous models were retired while new ones were not available yet, we're pleased to...
SH3_G4FP32 nodes are back in the catalog!

Sherlock 3.0 is here!

by Kilian Cavalotti
Announce
Hardware
It's been a long, long, way too long of a wait, but despite a global pandemic, heatwaves, thunderstorms, power shutoffs, fires and smoke, it's finally here! Today, we're very excited to announce the immediate availability of Sherlock 3...
Sherlock 3.0 is here!

Sherlock joins the fight against COVID-19

by Kilian Cavalotti
Announce
At SRCC, we've been monitoring the COVID-19 situation very closely, and we are following all of the University guidance and recommendations regarding social distancing and workplace adaptations. While we're continuing to operate our...
Sherlock joins the fight against COVID-19

More scratch space for everyone!

by Kilian Cavalotti
Announce
Data
Today, we're super excited to announce several major changes to the /scratch filesystem on Sherlock. What's /scratch already? /scratch is Sherlock's temporary, parallel and high-performance filesystem. It's available from all the...
More scratch space for everyone!

Call for scientific awesomeness!

by Kilian Cavalotti
Every fall for the last 30 years, the HPC community has gathered at SC, the International Conference for High Performance Computing Networking, Storage, and Analysis, and will meet again this year, for the SC19 conference, in Denver, CO...
Announce

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

Sherlock OnDemand

by Kilian Cavalotti
New
Announce
Today, we're announcing Sherlock OnDemand, a brand new way to use the Sherlock cluster. Hot on the heels of the SC18 Supercomputing Conference, and right in time for the long Thanksgiving week-end, we thought that a good way to thank...
Sherlock OnDemand

Sherlock goes container-native

by Kilian Cavalotti
Software
Improvement
Announce
In recognition of the fast-moving software landscape and the emerging needs of our users, we're pleased to announce, from the SC18 Supercomputing conference in Dallas, TX, that Sherlock is going container-native. Starting today, users...
Sherlock goes container-native

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