Two servers meet the IT requirements of Institute for Applied Ecology. The first (iae.canberra.edu.au) provides low-end capability. The second provides intermediate capacity for undertaking bioinformatics and modelling projects that are beyond the capability of a desktop computer, but not sufficiently demanding for a supercomputer. For this purpose, we have an Intel-based Dell T7550 configured with 24 cores, 256 Gb RAM, 11 Tb of fast disk storage and the Ubuntu Linux operating system.
The facility has a range of software installed of relevance to the sciences, including: