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Nevis Linux Cluster Node Names

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Shared between workgroups

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 Dual 2.4 GHz Xeon 1 MB 450 GB Hogwarts, a school where wizards are trained
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hogwarts General shared server Xen virtual machine on HA cluster Hogwarts, a school where wizards are trained
 
harry Shared client 2.8 GHz Pentium 4 2 GB 35 GB Harry Potter, the hero of the series
hermione Shared client 1.8 GHz Pentium 4 1 GB 20 GB Hermione Granger, one of Harry's friends
ron Shared client 2.8 GHz Pentium 4 512 MB 35 GB Ron Weasley, another of Harry's friends
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orestes HA server Two AMD Opteron 6128 (16 cores total) 16 GB 2.5 TB Orestes was prefect of Alexandria, and tried to maintain the peace between Hypatia and Cyril. He failed, providing Cyril with the opportunity to arrange Hypatia's death.
hermes Condor and DNS 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.
franklin mail server Dual-core 2.8 GHz Pentium D 2 GB 200 GB Benjamin Franklin (1706-1790), who was (among many other things) the first Postmaster General of the United Sates.
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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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ada web server Xen virtual machine on HA cluster 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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tango samba server Xen virtual machine on HA cluster The tango is a dance from Argentina that's actually quite different from the Brazilian samba.
sullivan mailing-list server Xen virtual machine on HA cluster Take your pick:
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tango samba server Xen virtual machine on HA cluster The tango is a dance from Argentina that's actually quite different from the Brazilian samba.
sullivan mailing-list server Xen virtual machine on HA cluster Take your pick:
 
cordwainer scanner workstation 2.8 GHz Pentium 4 512 MB 35 GB Cordwainer Smith was a science-fiction writer. Among his best-known stories is Scanners Live in Vain.
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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