Compute/Flex License/Virtualization Linux Servers:
4 Dell Poweredge R520, 128G RAM, dual Intel Xeon E5-2450 processors
3 Dell Poweredge R530, 128G RAM, dual Intel Xeon E5-2640 processors
1 Supermicro H8DG6, 64G RAM, 2 Opteron 6128 processors
1 Supermicro X8DT3, 24G RAM, 2 Intel Xeon E5645 processors
1 Supermicro X8DTH, 12G RAM, 1 Intel Xeon E5506 processor
1 Supermicro X8DTH, 24 Gb RAM, 2 Intel Xeon X5650 processors


Primary department storage: 285 TB NFS file server comprised of a NEXSAN E48 10gB iSCSI storage appliance.

Backup/Archival storage: 80 TB of archival disk storage utilized for disk-to-disk copies of critical department data.


Chevron Visualization Center is part of the EEPS Visualization Laboratory in KWGL 306. The visualization wall is a 33 Megapixel, 8 ft x 14 ft vertical screen consisting of 16 Barco projectors (4 x 4) with infrared tracking for 3D data interpretation.

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Authentication server, web servers, and other shared functions such as network licensing are deployed in virtual containers hosted on a Dell Poweredge R520, 128G RAM, with dual Intel Xeon E5-2450 processors.



Most faculty members own servers and/or local MacIntosh networks, and mass storage systems.