University of California Quick Facts

  • Over 35,000 students
  • Over 2,000 faculty
  • Over 10,000 courses offered
  • 22 Nobel Laureates
  • 130 academic departments
  • 80 interdisciplinary units
  • Over 2,200 total inventions
  • Over 300 active license agreements
  • Over 550 active U.S. patents
  • Over 450 active foreign patents

IST Division

Current Customers

Multiple customers at UC Berkeley and across UC systems.

The PI Team

Our team is made up of:

  • 10 Windows Administrators 
  • 6 Linux/Unix Administrators
  • 5 Storage and Backup Administrators
  • 1 Project Manager

Workload

  • 800+ Service Requests Monthly
  • 1,700+ Virtual Machines Hosted and/or Managed
  • 15,500+ Managed User Objects in Campus AD
  • 120+ Blade Servers Hosted and/or Managed
  • 80+ vSphere ESXi Hosts
  • 25+ Server Builds Per Month
  • Backup compliance – TBD
  • Patch compliance – TBD 

Infrastructure/OS

  • Windows 2008 R2 - 2012 (600+)
  • Red Hat Linux 5.X - 6.X (400+)
  • 99% Virtual

Backup & Storage

  • 509TB Performance Tier Managed Storage
  • 2,444TB Utility Tier Managed Storage
  • Over 1PB of Backup Data Managed                     

Hardware

  • Dell M1000E Chassis
  • Dell PowerEdge M630 Blades
  • Intel Xeon E5-2680 v3 Processors (24 core)
  • 384GB RAM, 1866MHz Max Memory

Monitoring

  • Enterprise Server Monitoring - SCOM, Nagios, & VCOPS
  • Network - TBD
  • Backup - TSM

Hearst Data Center - Berkeley

  • 10,000 Sq. Ft. Computer/Server Room
  • Earthquake safe facility
  • Underlying Blades secured in locked cabinets

Redundant Power

  • 1 – Utility Feeds (3000 amps, 480 volts)
  • 1 – 750 KVA UPS’s (20 minutes full load)
  • 1 – 2000 KW Generator (3 days on full tank)
  • 4 – Liebert Power Distribution/Automatic Transfer Switch Units (PDU/ATS)
  • 11 – Liebert 20 Ton Air Handlers (CRAC’s)

Environmental

  • FM200 Fire Suppression
  • Liebert Sitescan
  • RF Code

SDSC - San Diego - Disaster Recovery Facility

  • 19,000 Sq. Ft. Computer/Server Room

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