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SERVICE ALERT: MySQL databases stored on Purdue career accounts will be unavailable Dec. 21
Beginning at 8 a.m. Dec. 21, ITaP will move all MySQL databases stored on Purdue career accounts to a new storage environment as part of an upgrade that will provide several new features. These databases will be unavailable during the upgrade, which will last most of the day.
- Shurz Communications, Purdue award innovation prize to five students
Five students in Purdue’s College of Technology won the New Ideas in Media Technology Innovation Challenge with their prototype of “Impulse,” a technology to collect and present social media posts on a single event. The prize encourages students to pursue careers in digital media and address challenges faced by media companies in the digital age.
Beware of online scams during busy holiday season
Purdue’s chief information security officer says cyber scams increase as individuals turn to online shopping to save time and money during the busy holiday season. The FBI offers tips and best practices to help consumers protect their personal information.
Geospatial data project will let almost anyone put almost anything on the map
A powerful Web-based system to probe geospatial data for purposes ranging from predicting damaging floods to projecting climate change effects on the poor is the goal of Purdue researchers in a new National Science Foundation-funded project that should help address pressing issues in the U.S. and around the globe.
Retiring Steele cluster started Purdue’s national prominence in research supercomputing
Purdue’s Steele cluster supercomputer, retired as of Nov. 30, kicked off the Community Cluster Program partnership between ITaP and faculty researchers in 2008. The program has given Purdue the best high-performance computing infrastructure for research on a single campus in the nation.
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