Monthly Archives: January 2013

Three new virtualisation hosts

CS Support have recently commissioned three new servers for use as part of our VM hosting service. The plan was for these three to form part of a new experimental OpenStack platform. However due to time pressures and demand for VMs across teaching and research, we’re putting one to work in our existing VM platform.

In honour of last year’s Turing Centenary, we decided to re-use the hostname “turing” for one of the hosts. We thought hard for two other names that would be fitting, and ended up with

It just so happens that we awarded Tommy Flowers an honourary degree.