Archive for 2010

Internet Bandwidth Increase

Up until Wednesday morning the entire campus shared our 200Mbit/s internet connection. At around 10am we switched to a new provider ( Global Crossing ) and with that change came a 50Mbit/s bandwidth increase which puts us at 250Mbit/s. For anyone who is curious about our current bandwidth usage, you can check out our graphs […]

New faster wireless in some buildings on campus

Over the summer, Gustavus Technology Services’ Core Services staff installed new wireless access points in several buildings on campus. The new access points should be faster and be able to scale better to handle more computers using our wireless system. The new access points have been installed in: The Library Old Main Nobel Hall Carlson […]

3 Year Time Lapse Video of Perry

Ever since we first heard about the possibility of a Titan Arum ( corpse flower a.k.a Amorphophallus titanum) blooming in the greenhouse we have been saving photos of Perry and documenting the growth.  Now that Perry has bloomed again I thought it was about time to create a time lapse video showing the amazing changes […]

Corpse Flower Link Roundup

Here is a list of resources available for all you Perry the corpse flower fans out there. This is the main launching point for all your corpse flower needs including webcam images updated every minute and Brian O’Brien’s blog posts about Perry. This page has lots of information for anyone planning on coming […]

Live Video of Corpse Flower

Now that Perry the Titan Arum ( Corpse Flower ) is getting ready to bloom again, we have installed a new camera in the green house to stream live video to anyone who wishes to watch it. If the live video stream is not quite what you are looking for, we also have a webcam […]

2010 Commencement Time-Lapse and GigaPan Image

View the time-lapse video and gigapan images of the 2010 Gustavus Adolphus College commencement ceremony.

Better Netflix Streaming

Now that Gustavus is IPv6 enabled, students who have subscribed to Netflix streaming services can now do so over our very fast IPv6 network. However to take advantage of this, your computer must have a working IPv6 network connection. See our previous post about IPv6 for more information. To give IPv6 Netflix streaming a try, […]

Spring Arrives at Gustavus

Just like that, spring arrived over the weekend.

Gustavus is IPv6 Enabled

Gustavus’s network is now IPv6 (Internet Protocol version 6) Enabled. The main difference between regular IPv4 and IPv6 is the number of internet addresses possible. The internet is about two years from running out of IP addresses. IPv6 solves those problems. In fact, Gustavus alone has FAR more IPv6 addresses than there are IPv4 addresses […]