Student database server (dbteach)
12-03-2013 – The student database server has suffered corruption to its database infrastructure. Students are advised to use the new updated database server dbteach2 as a replacement.  
Research File Server (bigstore)
12-03-2013 – We had hoped changes we made around three weeks ago had resolved the ongoing issues we've been having with bigstore. However, it appears that the same disk I/O timeouts occurred again over the weekend. We have once again been in touch with the supplies to determine the next course of action.  
File store problems
03-12-2012 – We are currently experiencing problems with the file server that hosts /home/projects and /home/archive. The problem has been reported to the vendor who are investigating the cause with Intel. We hope to have a resolution as soon as possible.
Research Blogs
18-01-2012 – We have┬ájust launched our Research Blogs pages where our research staff will be posting their thoughts on research in Computer Science.
Firefox and Thunderbird
16-09-2011 – New version of TB and FF have been pushed out to SL6 machines taking both to version 6.0.2 Changes have also been made to the wrapper scripts in /bham and the -reset scripts to take account of config changes. TB will now only create an IT Services account for new users who have no SoCS [...]