Robin Stevens: Photos: OUCS:

Machine room (Banbury Road)


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March 2002: communications rack: Backbone routers, dialup equipment, switches, miscellaneous other equipment
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March 2002: OUCS router linking backbone to JANET
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March 2002: web cache: Acedirector Layer 4/7 switch
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March 2002: Oscar: Oxford Supercomputing Centre SGI/Cray Origin 2000 server
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March 2002: Oscar from the rear
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March 2002: Part of the Oxmail cluster
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March 2002: The Herald email cluster, central webserver and various others
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March 2002: HFS tape robot
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March 2002: Digital Equipment Corporation AlphaServer 2100: Sable. Formerly central UNIX server, but decommissioned by this time
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Grid test cluster
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Machine room in 2003: switches and main patch-panel
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sable.ox.ac.uk (retired, still awaiting disposal)
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Unix systems group hardware
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Rear of Oswald (Beowulf cluster) cabinet
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Oswell (SunFire supercomputer)
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Webmail cluster
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GRID cluster
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Herald etc, Feb 2004
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Herald, November 2005
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Various sysdev hardware
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New sysdev hardware, with no power
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JANET cabinet and old SDH kit
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Backbone edge router and core switch
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Lots of 10GE ports
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We can't possibly tell you what this is
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Comms group servers
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A FroDo switch
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FroDo cabinet
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Main switch cabinet, now slightly tidier
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MIS kit
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Just what every crowded machine room needs
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August 2010: OxCERT bench, all kit either decommissioned or due for imminent replacement
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mon2
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mon2 from the rear
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The modern kit
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"Spaghetti junction"
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Ancient luggable
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