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Sherlock facts#

as of November 2020

Users#

  • 5,201 user accounts

  • 838 PI groups

    from all Stanford's seven Schools, SLAC, Stanford Institutes, etc.

  • 168 owner groups

Interfaces#

  • 16 login nodes

  • 4 data transfer nodes (DTNs)

Computing#

  • 2.6 PFLOPs

    FP64

  • 1,579 compute nodes

    18 server models (from 3 different manufacturers)

  • 37,088 CPU cores

    4 CPU generations (16 CPU models)

  • 600 GPUs

    5 GPU generations (9 GPU models)

  • 44 racks

Storage#

  • 6.1 PB $SCRATCH

    parallel, distributed filesystem, delivering over 200 GB/s of I/O bandwidth

  • 24.8 PB $OAK

    long term research data storage

Networking#

  • 116 Infiniband switches

    across 3 Infiniband fabrics (EDR, FDR, HDR)

  • 5,317 Infiniband cables

    spanning about 28.08 km

  • 54 Ethernet switches

Scheduler#

  • 137 Slurm partitions

  • 108,467,206 CPU.hours

    used in the last 6 months, that's over 12,382 years of computing!