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University of Saskatchewan
Bioinformatics Research Group

Computational Resources

Workstations

Room Principal
User
Machine
Name
Machine Type O/S Special Roles
S331 Matthew needleman iMac Mac OS X
Nisha watson 27-inch iMac Mac OS X
Reema smith 27-inch iMac Mac OS X
Jinhong adleman 27-inch iMac Mac OS X
Yan ge2p macbook MacBook Mac OS X
summer student (Connor) wunsch iMac Mac OS X
Zabir and Nazifa uracil 27-inch iMac Mac OS X
S423 Ian fulltrio 27-inch iMac Mac OS X
S424 Tony didymis Mac Pro Mac OS X
S426 Dan adenine 27-inch iMac Mac OS X
Nathan guanine iMac Mac OS X
Kim thymine 27-inch iMac Mac OS X
Sowgat MacBook Mac OS X
Katie cytosine 27-inch iMac Mac OS X
Conor linnaeus iMac Mac OS X
Morgan waterman iMac Mac OS X
Jason sanger 27-inch iMac Mac OS X
Farhad crick 27-inch iMac Mac OS X
mendel IBM LINUX compute box
summer student (Flaviu) moreau Mac Pro Mac OS X NVIDIA GTX 680
Lingling ciliate iMac Mac OS X

Servers

Machine Role Service/Resource Hardware Description
trove file server,
compute server
/birl2,
supports the VM saphire
8.9TB RAID,
dual quad-core CPU (Intel Xeon X5672),
144GB RAM
eldorado file server,
compute server
/birl 20TB RAID,
dual 8-core CPU (Intel Xeon E5-2670),
384GB RAM
nugget compute server /scratch 20TB RAID,
dual 8-core CPU (Intel Xeon E5-2670),
384GB RAM
lode compute server restricted access machine for storing and working
on access-controlled data (e.g. from NIH)
saphire web server distribution of kinome software virtual machine
yeoman alias for saphire

Other

Machine Role
BirlLaptop lab travel and presentation laptop