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Additional Facts and Figures
Information Technology at Purdue (ITAP)
(for Fiscal Year 2001-2002)

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High Perfomance Computing (HPC) Resources   Instructional Computing
Number of HPC Processors
320
  Academic Classrooms on Network
230
Amount of HPC Memory (in gigabits)
544
  Media-Enhanced Classrooms
100
Number of Nodes
68
  Instructional Labs**
80
CPU Hours used per 12-month period
1,954,176
  Instructional Lab Computers**
4,625
Number of active accounts
179
  Instructional Lab Users per day
20,000
Mass data storage (in terabytes)
25
  Instructional Lab Use per semester (in hours)
Over 1 million
Distributed Terascale computing capability (in teraflops)*
approximately1.7
  Percent of Courses using WebCT
Over 30%
 
  Student population having used WebCT
Over 61%
Distributed Computing Solutions    
Number of workstations used
85
  Campus Telecommuniccations
Number of available lab hours on workstations used
approximately360,000
  Buildings Networked
150
CPU hours gained by using excess capacity on 85 lab workstations over a six-month period
approximately100,000
  Active Network Connections
24,000
      E-mail Transactions Delivered (per day)
500,000
      Bandwidth available to campus (in Mbps)
555

*Using I-Light, Purdue and IU HPC resources form the Indiana Distributed Terascale Facility, which is capable of providing 1.7 TF of computational power for research applications.

**Estimate

  Wireless access points
200
  Number of telephone lines
20,100
  Number of telephone calls delivered per day
250,000


Source: Office of the Vice President for Information Technology


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