Current linux.student.cs.uwaterloo.ca Hosts

The linux.student.cs.uwaterloo.ca hosts are a collection of Linux servers for general CS course work. Access is through SSH. The servers currently run Ubuntu 20.04 and consist of these machines:

Hostname CPU Type # of CPUs Cores
/CPU
Threads
/Core
RAM (GB) Make Model
ubuntu2004-002.student.cs.uwaterloo.ca AMD EPYC 7532 2 32 2 256 Dell Inc. PowerEdge R7525

ubuntu2004-004.student.cs.uwaterloo.ca

AMD EPYC 7532 2 32 2 256 Dell Inc. PowerEdge R7525
ubuntu2004-008.student.cs.uwaterloo.ca Intel(R) Xeon(R) CPU E5-2697A v4 @ 2.60GHz 2 16 2 256 Dell Inc. PowerEdge R730
ubuntu2004-010.student.cs.uwaterloo.ca Intel(R) Xeon(R) Gold 6148 CPU @ 2.40GHz 2 20 2 384 Supermicro SYS-6029P-WTRT

Older ubuntu1804.student.cs.uwaterloo.ca Hosts

The following older Ubuntu 18.04 hosts are still available, but most people should be using the current hosts above instead.

Hostname CPU Type # of CPUs Cores
/CPU
Threads
/Core
RAM (GB) Make Model
ubuntu1804-002.student.cs.uwaterloo.ca Intel(R) Xeon(R) Gold 6148 @ 2.40GHz 2 20 2 384 Supermicro SYS-1029U-E1CR25M

windows.student.cs.uwaterloo.ca Host

The windows.student.cs.uwaterloo.ca host allows connection to a Windows Remote Desktop. See access instructions.

ugster*.student.cs.uwaterloo.ca Hosts

The ugster*.student.cs.uwaterloo.ca hosts are a reconfigurable computing cluster to augment course and student requirements. Past examples of use are as a Rocks compute cluster running CentOS (a derivative of Redhat Linux), and as ten pairs of performance analysis nodes running Ubuntu Linux. Use is specific to undergraduate courses requiring clustered computing (e.g. CS458). The ugster machines are not intended for general login.

smb-files.student.cs.uwaterloo.ca Hosts

The smb-files.student.cs.uwaterloo.ca hosts allow mounting your TEACHING account as a folder/drive on your computer using Samba. See access instructions.

Other Hosts

  • student.cs.uwaterloo.ca - TEACHING web servers used to serve course websites and student personal web pages
  • markus.student.cs.uwaterloo.ca - Runs the Markus assignment submission system
  • marmoset.student.cs.uwaterloo.ca - Runs the Marmoset assignment submission system