Tracking NFS problems down to the SFP level
by Kilian CavalottiWhen NFS problems turn out to be... not NFS problems at all.
by Kilian CavalottiEver wondered how many compute nodes is Sherlock made of? Or how many users are using it? Or how many Infiniband cables link it all together? Well, wonder no more: head to the Sherlock facts page and see for yourself! > hint: there are...
Adventures in storage
by Kilian Cavalotti_This is part of our blog series about behind-the-scenes things we do on a regular basis on Sherlock, to keep it up and running in the best possible conditions for our users. Now that Sherlock's old storage system has been retired, we...
A newer, faster and better /scratch
by Kilian CavalottiAs 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...
More scratch space for everyone!
by Kilian CavalottiToday, 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...
Easier connection to Sherlock's DTNs
by Kilian CavalottiWe 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...