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Appendix A4: Main Equipment Installed as at 31-Jul-99


1. Central Computing Equipment

Ermine:
Digital Alpha A2100 5/250, 4 CPUs, 1 GByte memory, 51 Gbyte disk space; running Digital Unix.
Sable:
Digital Alpha A2100 5/300, 2 CPUs, 1 GByte memory, 45 Gbyte disk space; running Digital Unix.
HFS:
2@IBM RS/6000 R30, each with 4 CPUs, 512 MByte memory, sharing 300GByte disk space, IBM RS/6000 H70, 4 CPUs, 2GB memory, 450 GB RAID disks; IBM model 3494 robotic tape library with 10@ 3590 tape drives, 20 TByte capacity; running AIX.
Herald:
12 Pentium PCs running Linux, 200 GB RAID disks.

2. Network Equipment

News:
Sun Ultra5 server 54 GB.
WWW:
3 Pentium-based PCs, running Linux; 1 Sun Ultra5.
Mail:
Sun SparcServer10, SparcServer20, Ultra2/170, Ultra2/2300.
FDDI:
Backbone has 22 3Com NetbuilderII routers located in telecommunications rooms throughout the city, feeding 180 intranets at 10BaseFL; in the OUCS Computer Room, 3 3Com FDDI switches.
Network Management:
Sun Sparcserver10.
Novell Servers:
6 Pentium & 2 486 PCs.
Dial-up:
2@ Ascend Max 4000, with 145 lines (ISDN or dial-in), and 1 Pentium PC running Linux.
Miscellaneous Network and Development Functions:
IBM RS/6000 C20.
Registration:
IBM RS/6000, Sun Ultra5, 1 Pentium PC running Linux.

3. Special Peripheral Equipment

Imagesetter:
Monotype Prism PS Plus postscript imagesetter with up to 2400dpi resolution & RIPExpress external RIP.
Colour Laser Printer:
Canon CLC 950 400dpi Postscript printer/photocopier with Diamond Press RIP, output to A3 or A4 paper, or A4 transparencies.
Plotter:
HP DesignJet 755CM A0/A1 Colour Postscript Printer/Plotter.

4. Client Facilities

Data Centre, 15 Banbury Road:
7 X-terminals, 1 lineprinter, 1 HP Laserjet5 printer, 6 486-based terminals.
Learning and Resource Centre (LaRC):
13 486 PCs (Win3.1), 18 Pentium PCs (Win95), 14 PowerMacs 6100, 1 G3 Mac, 4 colour scanners, 4 laser printers, 3 486 PCs for control purposes.
Humanities Computing Centre:
7 Macs, 3 Pentium PC, 3 486 PCs, 1 laser printer, 1 videodisk player, 1 CD-ROM writer, 1 camcorder, 2 colour scanners, CD-ROM player.
Teaching Rooms:
LRA: 40 Pentium 166MHz PCs, 1 laser printer, 1 VCR, 1 overhead projector, 1 data/video projector.
LRB: 15 Pentium PCs, 1 VCR, 2 overhead projectors, 1 projection panel, 1 laser printer.
LRC: 15 PowerMac 6100/60, 2 overhead projectors, 1 projection panel.
User Areas:

2 X-terminals, 18 486 PCs, 2 Pentium PCs, 1 PowerMac 6100/60, 1 digitiser, (1 X-terminal, 3 PCs and 1 Mac reserved for OUCS use 10-4).

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