Sherlock changelog

From Rome to Milan, a Sherlock catalog update

by Kilian Cavalotti, Technical Lead & Architect, HPC
Announce
Hardware
It’s been almost a year and a half since we first introduced Sherlock 3.0 and its major new features: brand new CPU model and manufacturer, 2x faster interconnect, much larger and faster node-local storage, and more! We’ve now reached an
From Rome to Milan, a Sherlock catalog update

Keep up to date with software updates

by Kilian Cavalotti, Technical Lead & Architect, HPC
To help users stay on top of software changes on Sherlock, we’ve recently introduced a new software updates RSS feed. It’s available from the Sherlock software list page, and you can directly add it to your RSS reader of choice. And if
Software
Update

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!

New GPU options in the Sherlock catalog

by Kilian Cavalotti
Today, we're introducing the latest generation of GPU accelerators in the Sherlock catalog: the NVIDIA A100 Tensor Core GPU. Each A100 GPU features 9.7 TFlops of double-precision (FP64) performance, up to 312 TFlops for deep-learning...
New
Hardware

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!

New Sherlock on-boarding sessions

by Kilian Cavalotti
One of the most requested improvements around Sherlock services, that came out of our recent user survey, was for more documentation and more training. This is why, to help new users get familiar with Sherlock's computing environment...
New
Training

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

A newer, faster and better /scratch

by Kilian Cavalotti
As we just announced, Sherlock now features a brand new storage system for /scratch. But what was the old system, what does the new one look like, and how did the move happen? Read on to find out! The old Since its early days, Sherlock...
Data
Hardware
New

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!