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Sherlock facts#

as of September 2021

Users#

  • 5,659 user accounts

  • 912 PI groups

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

  • 174 owner groups

Interfaces#

  • 14 login nodes

  • 3 data transfer nodes (DTNs)

Computing#

  • 3.36 PFLOPs

    FP64

  • 1,641 compute nodes

    21 server models (from 3 different manufacturers)

  • 44,032 CPU cores

    4 CPU generations (13 CPU models)

  • 712 GPUs

    6 GPU generations (12 GPU models)

  • 44 racks

    59 PDUs (466.88 kW of average power)

Storage#

  • 6.1 PB $SCRATCH

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

  • 28.5 PB $OAK

    long term research data storage

Networking#

  • 121 Infiniband switches

    across 4 Infiniband fabrics (EDR, FDR, HDR)

  • 5,708 Infiniband cables

    spanning about 30.30 km

  • 58 Ethernet switches

Scheduler#

  • 142 Slurm partitions

  • 139,212,449 CPU.hours

    used in the last 6 months, that's over 15,891 years of computing!