Sherlock changelog

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
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Update

Secure TensorBoard sessions with Sherlock OnDemand

by Kilian Cavalotti
Software
Improvement
If you're into machine learning (and who isn't these days?), you probably know all about TensorBoard already. If you don't, TensorBoard is TensorFlow's visualization toolkit. It provides the visualization and tooling needed for machine...
Secure TensorBoard sessions with Sherlock OnDemand

Module versions get a facelift

by Kilian Cavalotti
If you're a Sherlock user who often needs to load specific module versions, but don't care or can't remember specific minor version numbers, you're in luck! Starting today, Sherlock allows loading modules via an extended default system...
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Sherlock goes container-native

by Kilian Cavalotti
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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

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

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...
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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...
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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...
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Documentation

Spark on Sherlock

by Kilian Cavalotti
Apache Spark is now available on Sherlock, via the spark module: $ ml spark We also added some new documentation and example job scripts, so if you ever needed to run Spark jobs on Sherlock, please take a look at those and let us know...
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