The computing facilities currently available for both students and faculty at Information Processing Center Unit are as below:
IBM eServer BladeCentre with SAN running Windows 2003 Enterprise edition and Linux with servers like Microsoft exchange for eMail, Apache for Web, Redhat Enterprise Compute server, and ftp servers.
IPC has 60 Lenovo thinkcentre Workstations in IPC Terminal Room 1 with additional graphics card running Windows XP and Redhat Linux 5.0. All the workstations are on the network and can connect to any of the compute servers. The workstations are located in IPC Terminal Room 1. The development tools available are: TC Plus, Jdk 1.3, Visual Studio 2008, Compilers (gcc/g++ & Sun’s JDK), Script Interpreters (Tcl/Tk, Perl 5.0, gawk). Other development tools include (GNU Assemblers, flex, flex++, X-Development tools), and graphical viewers (gsview, gimp, X-fig, xpdf, xdvi).
IPC has around 200 Lenovo thinkcentre PCs (E4600 and E7400) in the IPC Terminal Room 2, 3, and 4 running Windows XP and Enterprise Linux with development tools like AutoCAD 2010 Inventor Professional, AutoCAD Revit Structures, AutoCAD Revit Architecture, AutoCAD Map 3D, AutoCAD Electrical, Visual Studio 2008, Jdk 1.3, TC Plus, SQL Server 2008, and McAfee Antivirus.
All users can work on Unix/Linux or Windows XP environments, subject to the availability of workstations at any point of time.
All these above computers are connected to uninterrupted power supply for safe operations. The Centre operates from 9.00am to 8.00pm on all days including Saturday and Sunday.
With these computing facilities, laboratory work for courses like Engineering Graphics, English Language Communication, and Computer Programming I, Computer Programming II, Electrical Science, and VLSI Design are being conducted. The centre is also being used by the students for their Internet usage across the disciplines. The center also manages the voice solution for the complete campus.