Central Computing Facility

FISAT has a well-developed Central Computing Facility with ultra-modern, high-performance computers and peripherals to meet the computing needs of staff and students.

Established in May 2009, the CCF has nine labs and a sufficient number of computers, all of which are equipped with Intel Core i5 / Core i3 processors, 8GB / 4GB RAM, and an 18.5" TFT monitor, as well as the operating systems Debian GNU Linux and Ubuntu. This 15,000-square-foot high-tech lab is completely air-conditioned and has a continuous power supply. The servers are available around the clock, seven days a week. The interiors and layout are modern in style to maximise space efficiency and beauty. The department has a high-performance computing centre that includes an in-house Dakshina Cluster and a Tesla Super Computer.

The Central Computing Facility is equipped with cutting-edge DELL Rackmountable, HP Blade Servers, and Sun Blade Servers.

Dell PowerEdge R440 Server with configuration, Intel Xeon Bronze 3106 1.7G, 128 GB RDIMM, 2 x 1.2 TB 10 K RPM SAS 12Gbps 2.5in Hot-plug Hard Drive with RAID Controller, Dell EMC PowerEdge SFP+ SR Optic 10GbE, Internal Dual, Hot Plug, Redundant Power Supply 550W, Broadcom Dual Port 10 GbE Base T Network / Broadcom Dual Port 10GbE SFP+ Adapter, Ready Rails Sliding Rails with Cable Management.

HP Blade Chassis Enclosure-C 3000, The HP Blade Chassis Enclosure-C 3000 consists 5 numbers of HP BL460c blade servers and one HP D2200sb Storage Blade. Rail Kit, HP BLc GbE2c LY 2/3 Switch. Blade Servers consists of E5-2660 8 Core / HP 64 GB x RAM / HP 900GB 6G SAS 10K 2.5in HDD / HP FlexFabric 10Gb 2P 554FLB FIO adapter.HP BL460c Gen9 E5-2640v3 Kit / HP 128GB RAM / HP FlexFabric 10Gb / HP 300GB 12G SAS 10K 2.5in HDD. HP D2200sb Storage Blade consists of HP 900GB 6G SAS 10K 2.5in DP ENT HDD.

The following software is installed on the servers: -

Debian GNU Linux and Ubuntu Linux are the operating systems for these blades. These servers will house, among other things, all campus automation projects, staff and student logins, and the campus intranet. These blade servers run open source server virtualization software such as Virtual Box and Citrix XenServer.