Sherlock changelog

3.3 PFlops: Sherlock hits expansion milestone

by Kilian Cavalotti, Technical Lead & Architect, High Performance Computing
Hardware
Event
Sherlock is a traditional High-Performance Computing cluster in many aspects. But unlike most of similarly-sized clusters where hardware is purchased all at once, and refreshed every few years, it is in constant evolution. Almost like a
3.3 PFlops: Sherlock hits expansion milestone

Tracking NFS problems down to the SFP level

by Kilian Cavalotti
Blog
Data
Hardware
When NFS problems turn out to be... not NFS problems at all.
Tracking NFS problems down to the SFP level

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!

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...
Blog
Hardware
Data

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

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

New GPU node available on Sherlock

by Kilian Cavalotti
New
Hardware
There's a new GPU node in the gpu partition! It's notable for a list of reasons. This is the first node on Sherlock to feature both: the latest generation of Intel CPUs (Skylake), the latest generation of computing-optimized NVIDIA GPUs...
New GPU node available on Sherlock