Facilities

Infrastructural Facilities


  • The department has well-equipped laboratories with state-of-the-art computer hardware and software. The hardware includes servers like two IBM X-3650 M3 Servers, two IBM X-Series 225, Compaq ML530, Compaq Alpha DS10, Sun Ultra 10, HP NetServer E60, Compaq ML330e, etc. apart from more than 200 desktop computers and several high-end graphics workstations.
  • The software facility at the department includes popular operating system platforms, programming language compilers, development tools, DBMS packages, etc. Moreover, the department has a switched Fast Ethernet network connecting all nodes of the department through structured cabling with the main laboratory, servers and graphics workstations on Gigabit Ethernet.
  • The department has all the latest teaching aids and equipment including several multimedia projectors, B&W and color laser printers, photocopy machines, scanners, and satellite connectivity for receiving educational programmes from EDUSAT, etc.
  • The department has two Internet connections (VSAT link from ERNET, India provided to the University and a BSNL broadband line).
  • The departmental library has a comprehensive collection of latest books. It also subscribes to several national and international journals and popular computer magazines.


Building at a glance

DescriptionNo.Total Area in Sq. Ft
Lecture Halls7 6,150
Laboratories2 3,900
Server Room1 300
Faculty Rooms5 2,500
Library1 1,100
Reading Room1 825
Auditorium1 2,500
Total Construction43,000
Plot Area1,25,000

Hardware Facilities - Servers


Name
Description
IBM X3650 M3 Server
OS: Windows Server 2008 R2 (Enterprise Edition)
Rack-mount server Two
Quad-core Xeon Processors 2.4 GHz
8 GB ECC RAM (scalable to 144GB)
Support for 16 SAS/SATA hot-swap hard disks with hardware RAID controller
Hot-swappable and redundant power supplies and fans
IBM X-Series 225 Server
OS: Windows Server 2008 R2 (Enterprise Edition)
Two Xeon server processors 2.4 GHz
2 GB ECC RAM 2 X 70 GB HDD
Gigabit Ethernet NIC
Compaq ML530 Server
OS: Windows Server 2008 R2 (Enterprise Edition)
Two Xeon processors 1.0 GHz
1.6 GB ECC RAM
5 X 18.3 GB + 1 X 36.6 GB hot Swappable SCSI HDD (Software RAID 5)
Gigabit Ethernet NIC
IBM X-Series 225 Server
OS: Ubuntu Linux 11.04
Xeon server processor 2.4 GHz
2 GB ECC RAM
2 X 70 GB, HDD
Gigabit Ethernet NIC
IBM X-Series 225 Server
OS: Windows Server 2008 R2 (Enterprise Edition)
Xeon server processors 2.4 GHz
2 GB ECC RAM
2 X 70 GB HDD
Gigabit Ethernet NIC
Compaq Alpha Server DS10
OS: Tru64 Unix 5.1a
Alpha processor 617 MHz (64-bit)
256 MB RAM
9 GB + 18 GB SCSI HDD
Sun Ultra 10 Server
OS: Sun Solaris 8.0
Sun UltraSPARC CPU 333 MHz (64-bit)
768 MB ECC RAM
9 GB + 40 GB HDD

Hardware Facilities - Workstations


WorkstationNo.
Intel Core i7 second generation (Quad Core) Processors30
Intel Quad Core Technology Processors15
Intel Core2Duo Technology Processors20
Intel Dual Core Technology processors35
AMD Dual Core Technology processors03
P-IV80
Total183

Other Resources:
Laptops, PDA, Multimedia Projectors, Laser Printers, Ink-Jet Printers, Scanners, Web Cameras, Digital Camera, Photocopy Machine.

Software Facilities

The department has joined the Microsoft MSDN Academic Alliance (MSDNAA) programme through which most Microsoft software packages and platforms are legally licensed for use on all computers in the Department.

Operating Systems:
Windows 2008 Server R2 Enterprise Edition, Windows 7, Windows XP, Windows CE, Sun Solaris 8.0, Tru64 Unix 5.1a, Ubuntu Linux 10.04 LTS, "Lucid Lynx"
Database Management Systems:
MS SQL Server 2008, Oracle 10g (on Windows), Oracle 9i (on Sun Solaris), MS Access 2007, MYSQL
Programming Language Support:
C, C++, C#, Java, Visual Basic, Visual C++, ASP.NET, JSP, PHP, Perl etc. on various platforms
Web Servers:
IIS, Apache, JRun
Development Tools:
Visual Studio .NET, Latest edition of MSDN, NetBeans, Eclipse IDE, Java EE (J2EE)
Miscellaneous:
MS Office 2010, 2007, 2003, MS Project, Visio, etc.
Web / Multimedia Development Software:
  • MacroMedia Studio MX (containing FreeHand, Dreamweaver, Flash, ColdFusion, Fireworks)
  • 3D Studio MAX
  • MacroMedia Director 8 Shockwave Internet Studio for Windows
  • MacroMedia Authorware 5.1 for Windows
  • Adobe Photoshop 6.0
  • MacroMedia Ultradev 1.0 for Windows
  • MS Frontpage 2002
  • MacroMedia Generator 2.0 Dynamic Graphics Server for Windows
  • Internet Developer Suite
Network:
The entire Laboratory-1 (108 computers) and the server room are connected through Gigabit (1000 Mbps) Ethernet on gigabit switches. All the machines located in class-rooms, faculty rooms, office and laboratories are on switched Fast Ethernet (100 Mbps) LAN using CAT6 / CAT5e structured cabling.

The department has two Internet connections:
  • High speed Internet connectivity provided by the University
  • 2 MbPS unlimited multiuser Broadband connectivity from BSNL