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The Pyrrha server is now running on the computer in the configuration:

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


Pyrrha currently provides accurate time to the FI network and the world as part of the initiative. It also provides a repository space for source texts using the Subversion server (DNS alias, where there are currently 5000 repositories. It is a secondary server for unified authentication on the FI network (Kerberos, LDAP) and for authentication on the Eduroam network (RADIUS).

Pyrrhus runs databases for student and staff projects or Unitime (DNS alias These databases are MariaDB (formerly MySQL), PostgreSQL and Oracle with about 10000 tables. It also manages 18 faculty printers in 150 print queues.

The origin of the name

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

Vojtěch Zamarovský: Gods and heroes of ancient myths