Altair

Altair is a physical server residing in the CSL Machine Room that currently serves KVM Virtual machines.

Technical Specifications

Field

Value

Server Type

Sun Fire X4150

CPU

2x Intel Xeon X5460 Quado-Core @ 3.16 GHz

RAM

24 GB

Hard Disks

2x 73 GB 2.5in 10 SAS, RAID 1

OS

Ubuntu 16.04

Purchase Date

Winter 2008

History

Altair was one of the six X4150s allocated to run Sun Ray (thin client) services for the Sun Rays around the school. Altair was recieved through the 2008 Sun AEG recieved by the TJ CSL. From 2016 to February 2018, it acted at the backup ns1, in case the VM went down.