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Sherlock facts#

as of December 2021

Users#

  • 5,842 user accounts

  • 939 PI groups

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

  • 170 owner groups

Interfaces#

  • 14 login nodes

  • 3 data transfer nodes (DTNs)

Computing#

  • 3.36 PFLOPs

    FP64

  • 1,368 compute nodes

    20 server models (from 3 different manufacturers)

  • 44,032 CPU cores

    4 CPU generations (10 CPU models)

  • 712 GPUs

    4 GPU generations (10 GPU models)

  • 37 racks

    52 PDUs (385.20 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#

  • 119 Infiniband switches

    across 3 Infiniband fabrics (EDR, FDR, HDR)

  • 5,330 Infiniband cables

    spanning about 28.80 km

  • 50 Ethernet switches

Scheduler#

  • 143 Slurm partitions

  • 141,234,428 CPU.hours

    used in the last 6 months, that's over 16,122 years of computing!

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