Lab facilities: (please replace the existing info with the following one: )
Our lab facilities include the following;
General Purpose Computer Labs
Sun Solaris Research Lab
Telecommunication & Network Basic Lab
Graduate Research Lab
1. General Purpose Computer Labs
There are six computer labs, and a hardware lab. One computer lab is fitted with fifty 30 GB Pentium III computers, and the other labs have ninety-two 40 GB Pentium IV computers connected through fast 100 MBPS Ethernet network. The hardware lab is fully equipped for demonstration, training and hardware maintenance purposes.
2. Sun Solaris Research Lab
This lab serves in bringing the students and faculty a step closer to Open Source technologies as well as cutting edge research rich environment of UNIX world.
The field of high performance computing (HPC) comprises of computing applications on (parallel) supercomputers and Beowulf clusters. The department has established following clusters:
Single System Image Cluster
SUN Microsystems (SPARC SYSTEMS) cluster
a). Academic Cluster:
Academic cluster is comprised of 32 Computational/Execution Nodes and one Master Node. The Master Node has the processor of 1.8 GHz with 1GB RAM and 240 GB of storage. Each execution node has 800 MHz processor, 128 MB RAM and 9GB of storage. The total computational power of the academic cluster is 25 Giga-flops.
b). Single System Image Cluster:
This cluster is comprised of 4 Computational/Execution Nodes, and one Master Node. The on-demand node has the processor of Dual 2.4 GHz Xeon Quad Core, 2GB RAM and 160 x 3 GB of storage. Each execution node has 2.4 GHz Core 2 Quad each, 252 GB RAM and 160 GB of storage
c). Bio-Informatics Cluster:
This Bio-Informatics Cluster has the processor of 700 x 4 MHz 2 GB RAM, and 54 GB of storage. Each execution node has 500 x 4 MHz each, 2 GB RAM and 54 GB of storage.
d). SUN Microsystems (SPARC SYSTEMS)
This is an on-demand cluster comprised of 10 Computational/Execution Nodes, and one Master Node. The on-demand node has the processor of Dual 2.4 GHz Ultra Sparc IIIi and 2GB and 70 GB of storage. Each execution node has 550 MHz processor, 256 MB RAM and 75 GB of storage.
4. Telecommunication & Network Basic Lab
The objective of this lab is to provide a platform for hands-on training relating network software and hardware including installation, configuration and maintenance. This lab is specially established to provide training to telecom students so that they can be well equipped with the latest market oriented skills.
5. Graduate Research Lab
Graduate lab is for the graduate students where they can perform research activities. The lab is equipped with state of the art equipment and technology for graduate students for their research activities.
6. CISCO Lab
The Lab is established to equip students for hands on experience of CISCO devices such as routers, access points, & switches. This lab is equipped with 6 CISCO Routers, 3 CISCO managed switches & 14 Computers.