Sun SPARCservers



  • Strauss - Central Unix server for application software and programming use

    Sun SPARC Enterprise M5000
    • Eight quad-core CPUs (2.15 GHz) with 5 MB cache
    • 128 GB memory
    • 4 x 72 GB internal disks
    • 64 x 1 TB Sun StorageTek 6140 Disk Subsystem (scratch file system)
    • Solaris 10

  • Copland - Central Unix server for Unix-based mail, general and web file editing, and personal web pages, but not for application software or programming use

    Sun Fire 6800 domain
    • Eight 750 MHz UltraSPARC III CPUs, each with 8 MB cache
    • 16 GB memory
    • 300 GB of StorEdge T3 disks (2 x 9 x 18 GB); 3 x 18 GB local disks
    • Solaris 10
  • Kang/Kodos - Central cluster of file servers for the central unix servers

    Clustered Network Appliance Filer
    • The cluster is built from a pair of FAS3020 servers
    • Six TB of disk consisting of sixty 72 GB disks


(Strauss only)

  • Programming Languages
  • C, C++, Fortran 77, Fortran 90/95, Java, Java 2, Lisp, Scheme, Prolog, Perl, Python, Tcl/Tk

  • Programming Environments
  • Sun Studio, Netbeans, Eclipse, DrScheme

  • Mathematics and Engineering
  • Ansys, FIDAP, GAMS, Gaussian, IMSL Math/Library, LAPACK, LINDO, Magma, Maple, Mathematica, Matlab, Molpro, NAG Numerical Library, Nastran/Patran

  • Statistics
  • HLM, IMSL Stat/Library, Limdep, Maple, Mathematica, Matlab, Minitab, NAG Library, R, S-PLUS, SAS, SPSS, STATA, TSP, as well as locally-written test-scoring, item analysis and frequency tabulation programs for scannable forms.

  • Geographic Information Systems
  • ESRI GIS software (ArcGIS), GRASS

  • Graphics
  • Acroread, DI-3000, distill, Ghostscript, Ghostview, gimp, GnuPlot, Image Magic, IMSL Exponent Graphics, Matlab, Mathematica, Maple, OpenGL, PV-Wave, S-PLUS, SAS/GRAPH, tifflib, xfig, xv

  • Text Processing
  • LaTeX/TeX, Star Office

  • Communications
  • curl, Firefox, ftp, lynx, Pine, rsync, sftp, ssh, wget, Unix mail, vnc