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  • Residence Hall Network Outages Scheduled for May 7 and 8

    Fri, 04/26/2019 - 14:00 -- wentod

    Residence hall networking will experience an outage between 7:00 a.m. and 7:30 a.m. on Tuesday, May 7 as upgrades are completed. This will impact both wired and wireless networking in the residence halls for on- and off-campus access.

    A secondary brief outage will occur between 7:00 a.m. and 7:30 a.m. on Wednesday, May 8 as configuration changes are made. This outage will impact both wired and wireless networking in the residence halls for only off-campus access; on-campus access will not be affected.

  • MatLab license renewal

    Tue, 09/19/2017 - 10:44 -- wentod

    Matlab users may get a warning that their license is about to expire (9/30/2017). Our campus Matlab license has been renewed through 8/31/2018. If you receive this message, please follow the instructions below to manually update your license. After 9/30/2017 you will receive a prompt from Matlab to update your license

    Please follow the steps below to address this issue. This is just a reminder to update the license information that pops up annually.

  • Google Chrome Drops Built-In Java Support

    Tue, 04/21/2015 - 14:43 -- wentod

    As of April 2015, Google has confirmed their intention to drop support for Java and several other NPAPI base plugins. Chrome versions and updates are also implementing the announced changes, and as a result Java users are strongly encouraged to consider browser alternatives to Chrome as soon as possible.

    Please refer to the Java website for a more complete announcement and steps for configuring Chrome to enable NPAPI plugins.


  • An Important Reminder Regarding Total End of Windows XP Support

    Thu, 04/17/2014 - 06:56 -- wentod

    Members of Rensselaer's Academic & Research Computing staff wish to remind all members of the campus community that Windows XP, which was launched on campus more than 12 years ago, has reached the total end of its support as of April 8.  As a result, Microsoft no longer provides any fixes, updates or online technical assistance for the XP operating system.

  • Rensselaer at PETASCALE!

    Fri, 10/11/2013 - 09:40 -- drostj

    October 3, 2013 - Rensselaer unveils the new, petascale supercomputing system, the Advanced Multiprocessing Optimized System, or AMOS, at the newly renamed Center for Computational Innovations (CCI).   AMOS is the most powerful university-based supercomputer in New York state and the Northeast, and among the most powerful in the world.

    For more, see Rensselaer Petascale.


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