Monthly Archives: June 2010

Visiting Industrial Fellow honoured

Dr Andy Harter, Visiting Industrial Fellow and graduate of the Computer Laboratory, has been awarded a prestigious Royal Academy of Engineering Silver Medal for his outstanding personal contribution to British engineering.

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Eduroam

I have received a couple of samples of the new wireless access points that we intend to install over the summer. I have placed one of them so that it should provide some Eduroam coverage to the Street area. The … Continue reading

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New package signing key

A new key has been generated to sign all Lab packages (RPMs and .debs). This has been installed on most Lab managed machines. Private machines which use the Lab repositories will need to register the new key.

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Tim Griffin wins ACM SIGCOMM Test of Time Paper Award 2010

Tim Griffin, Senior Lecturer at the Computer Laboratory, and Gordon Wilfong have been awarded the ACM SIGCOMM Test of Time Paper Award 2010 for “An analysis of BGP convergence properties”. The award recognises papers published 10 to 12 years in … Continue reading

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Filer problems May bank holiday weekend

Between sometime in the evening of Sunday 30th May and early morning on Tuesday 1st June the performance of the NetApp filer “elmer” was so badly degraded as to be effectively unusable. The problems affected various services, including the main … Continue reading

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