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Sherlock facts#

as of January 2022

Users#

  • 5,820 user accounts

  • 956 PI groups

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

  • 161 owner groups

Interfaces#

  • 12 login nodes

  • 3 data transfer nodes (DTNs)

Computing#

  • 3.36 PFLOPs

    FP64

  • 1,369 compute nodes

    19 server models (from 3 different manufacturers)

  • 44,032 CPU cores

    3 CPU generations (10 CPU models)

  • 712 GPUs

    4 GPU generations (10 GPU models)

  • 28 racks

    43 PDUs (423.40 kW of average power)

Storage#

  • 6.1 PB $SCRATCH

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

  • 28.9 PB $OAK

    long term research data storage

Networking#

  • 92 Infiniband switches

    across 2 Infiniband fabrics (EDR, HDR)

  • 4,590 Infiniband cables

    spanning about 22.94 km

  • 42 Ethernet switches

Scheduler#

  • 144 Slurm partitions

  • 145,626,136 CPU.hours

    used in the last 6 months, that's over 16,623 years of computing!

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