Altair

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Altair is a Physical server (Machine) residing in the CSL Machine Room that currently serves KVM Virtual machines. It currently the only VM host using local LVM storage.

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Technical Specifications

Server Type Sun Fire X4150
CPU 2x Intel Xeon X5460 Quad-Core @ 3.16 GHz
RAM 24 GB
Hard Disks 2x 73GB 2.5in 10K SAS, RAID 1
OS Ubuntu Linux
Purchase Date Winter 2008

History

Altair was one of the six X4150s allocated to run Sun Ray services for the Sun Rays around the school. Altair was received through the 2008 Sun AEG received by the TJ CSL. During the 2016-2018, it acted as the backup ns1, in case the VM went down.