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Oct 3 2018 | Posted In: Success Stories
While many were taking a well-deserved break over the Labor Day weekend, the Research Computing team was laboring on the Stanford Research Computing Facility (SRCF) Reboot project.   “When the SRCF was built, we knew that after five years of operation, the electrical backbone — a 12kV system fed...
Mar 19 2018
SRCC group member Vanessa Sochat recently published a paper presenting the Scientific Filesystem (SCIF).   SCIF is an organizational format that supports exposure of executables and metadata for discoverability of scientific applications. 
Jan 24 2018
The SRCF is our main data center that hosts among others, Sherlock, XStream, Farmshare and SCG4 compute clusters.  SRCF recently received a perfect Energy Star score of 100/100, outperforming 100% of similar data centers nationwide.  SRCF uses 39.4% less energy per square foot than the national...
Nov 29 2017
SRCC member Vanessa Sochat takes the lead on a recent publication in PLOS One; Enhancing reproducibility in scientific computing: Metrics and registry for Singularity containers
Sep 7 2017 | Posted In: Research Highlights, Success Stories
Sherlock user Yashar Hazaveh and his co-author Laurence Perreault Levasseur at Stanford's and SLAC's Kavli Institute for Particle Astrophysics and Cosmology (KIPAC) recently published some groundbreaking research in the journal Nature.  Their work utilizes Sherlock's powerful resources, machine...