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Pyrrha

The Pyrrha Server now runs on a computer in the configuration:

  • 2 six-core Intel® Xeon® E5-2630 processors running at 2600 MHz (3100 MHz turbo)
  • Each kernel has a 256 KiB L2 cache
  • Each processor has 15 MiB shared L3 cache
  • Two 1 TB HDDs in RAID-1 configuration and six 200 GB SSD disks in RAID-10 configuration, ie 1.6 TB of logic capacity
  • 128 GB of RAM
  • Gentoo operating system

Services

Pyrrha currently provides exact time to the FI network as well as to the world as part of the initiative pool.ntp.org . It also provides space for saving source texts using the server Subversion (DNS alias svn.fi.muni.cz), where there are currently 3700 repositories.

Pyrrze is running database for Student and Employee Projects or Unitime (DNS alias db.fi.muni.cz). These are MySQL, PostgreSQL, and Oracle databases with approximately 10,000 tables. It also manages 18 faculty printers in 150 print queues.

The origin of the name

The name Pyrrha comes from Greek mythology: Pyrrha (the second fall of Pyrrha ) - the daughter of Titan Epimetheus and his wife Pandera, the wife of Prometheus' son, Deukalion.

Vojtech Zamarovsky: The gods and the heroes of ancient antiquities