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Nevis Linux Cluster Node Names

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 Mostly named after members of the Romanov dynasty
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kolya ATLAS workgroup server Dual 3.2 GHz Xeon 4 GB 2.5 TB Tsar Nikolai II Alexandrovich (1868-1918)
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anna ATLAS client 2.4 GHz Pentium 4 1 GB 67 GB Grand Duchess Anastasia Nicolaievna (1901-1918?)
 
tanya ATLAS client 3.2 GHz Dual-Core Pentium D 1 GB 60 GB Grand Duchess Tatiana Nicolaievna (1897-1918)
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xenia ATLAS tier3 server Quad 2.26 GHz 4-core Xeon 24 GB 15 TB Grand Duchess Xenia Alexandrovna
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xenia ATLAS tier3 server Quad 2.26 GHz 4-core Xeon 24 GB 15 TB Grand Duchess Xenia Alexandrovna
 
karthur ATLAS/D0 workgroup server Dual 3.2 GHz Xeon 4 GB 2.5 TB Arthur Pendragon, Once and Future King
elecsim Electronics shop chip-design workstation 2.4 Intel Xeon 24 GB 800 GB Sometimes we have to use a practical name
elecdesign Electronics shop chip-design workstation 2.8 GHz Pentium 4 1 GB 160 GB
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 Named for Chinese imperial dynasties (pronunciation guide)
Name Function CPU Memory Disk Derived from
shang DOE workgroup server Dual Intel Xeon E5-2620 2GHz six-core 8 GB 1.8 TB Shang Dynasty, 16th century B.C. - 1066 B.C.
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han DOE disk server Dual Intel Xeon 2.5 GHz quad-core 8 GB 8 TB Han Dynasty, 206 B.C.-9 A.D (Western Han); 25-220 A.D. (Eastern Han)
 

Neutrino

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Shared between workgroups

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Named (initially) for characters and locations from the Harry Potter novels by J. K. Rowling. (The student boxes are also shared, but they're described separately.) The reason for mixed naming scheme is these systems were at one time dedicated to specific workgroups.
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Named (initially) for characters and locations from the Harry Potter novels by J. K. Rowling. (The student boxes are also shared, but they're described separately.) The reason for mixed naming scheme is these systems were at one time dedicated to specific workgroups.
 
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hogwarts General shared server Xen virtual machine on HA cluster Hogwarts, a school where wizards are trained
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hogwarts General shared server Xen virtual machine Hogwarts, a school where wizards are trained
 
hermione Shared client 2 GHz Athlon Duo 2 GB 60 GB Hermione Granger, one of Harry's friends
ron Shared client 2 GHz Athlon Duo 2 GB 60 GB Ron Weasley, another of Harry's friends
harry Shared client 2 GHz Athlon Duo 2 GB 60 GB After Harry Potter, the hero of his eponymous series.
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claremont Shared client 2 GHz Athlon Duo 2 GB 60 GB Named after streets in the area of Columbia University
lexington Shared client 2.8 GHz Core 2 Duo 2 GB 60 GB
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lexington Shared client 2.8 GHz Core 2 Duo 2 GB 60 GB Lexington Avenue in New York City
 
leonardo Shared client 2 GHz Pentium Dual-core 2 GB 130 GB After Leonardo da Vinci, an Italian inventor and artist.
excalibur D0 client 2.66 GHz Intel Core 2 Duo 2 GB 60 GB The legendary sword of karthur... er... King Arthur.
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 Named for historical figures who made important contributions to Western thought
Name Function CPU Memory Disk Derived from
hypatia central admin server Four AMD Opteron 6128 (32 cores total) 32 GB 4 TB Hypatia of Alexandria (d. 415), a teacher and philosopher who was killed for advocating experimental science and other heresies.
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hamilton virtual name for main HA server Alexander Hamilton (1755-1804), born on the island of Nevis, was the first Secretary of the Treasury.
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hamilton virtual name for main sysadmin server Alexander Hamilton (1755-1804), born on the island of Nevis, was the first Secretary of the Treasury.
 
hermes Condor, DNS, and print server Dual-core 1.86 GHz Xeon 1 GB 128 GB Hermes was the messenger of the gods; a god of intellect, invention, travelers, communication, and many other attributes.
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franklin mail server Xen virtual machine on HA cluster Benjamin Franklin (1706-1790), who was (among many other things) the first Postmaster General of the United Sates.
ada web server Xen virtual machine on HA cluster Ada Byron, Countess of Lovelace (1815-1852), the founder of scientific computing.
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franklin mail server Xen virtual machine Benjamin Franklin (1706-1790), who was (among many other things) the first Postmaster General of the United Sates.
ada web server Xen virtual machine Ada Byron, Countess of Lovelace (1815-1852), the founder of scientific computing.
 
lincoln log server alias for hermes Abraham Lincoln (1809-1865), lawyer, statesman, and 16th American President; said to have been born in a log cabin.
shelley backup server Dual Core 1.5 GHz Intel Xeon 3050 2 GB 4 TB Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley (1797-1851), writer and philosopher, best known as the author of Frankenstein; or, the Modern Prometheus.
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sullivan mailing-list server Xen virtual machine on HA cluster Take your pick:
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sullivan mailing-list server Xen virtual machine Take your pick:
notebook Jupyter server Xeon E5-2650 32 GB 200 GB Another dull practical name.
milne student file server Xeon E5-2620 32 GB 5 TB A. A. Milne, creator of characters in the Hundred-Acre Wood
 
pixel videoconference system in room 115 2.8 GHz Intel Core Duo 2 GB 60 GB  
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annex Annex general-purpose server Dual 2.4 GHz Xeon 1 GB 250 GB sometimes we have to use a practical name
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annex Annex general-purpose server Dual 2.4 GHz Xeon 1 GB 12 TB Sometimes we have to use a practical name.
 

Why the funny names?

 
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