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Pyrrha

The Pyrrha server now runs on the computer in the configuration:

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

Services

Pyrrha currently provides exact time into the FI network and into the world as part of the initiative pool.ntp.org . It also provides space for storing source texts using a server Subversion (DNS alias svn.fi.muni.cz), where there are currently 5000 repositories. It is a secondary server for unified authentication in the FI network (Kerberos, LDAP) and for authentication in the Eduroam network (RADIUS).

It's running on the pyrrzo database for student and employee projects or Unitime (DNS alias db.fi.muni.cz). These are MariaDB (formerly MySQL), PostgreSQL and Oracle databases with about 10,000 tables. It also manages 18 faculty printers in 150 print queues.

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 Deucalion.

Vojtěch Zamarovský: Gods and Heroes of Ancient Myths