Newsmakers: Introducing Sherlock

Issue Date: 
February 18, 2013



Pitt physics professor Ralph Roskies, a founder and one of two scientific directors of the Pitt-CMU Pittsburgh Supercomputing Center, welcomed guests to a Feb. 1 symposium and the unveiling of the center’s newest supercomputer, Sherlock. A graph-analytics appliance, Sherlock is designed to discover unknown relationships or patterns hidden in extremely large and complex bodies of information. (Photo by Mike Drazdzinski/CIDDE)