Computer Systems Lab
Connecting & Supporting the Computer Sciences Department
CSL Projects

CSL Projects

In addition to on-going support tasks, the CSL undertakes a number of projects for the Computer Sciences Department and the School of Computer, Data and Information Sciences (CDIS). Some projects are directly for specific faculty, some are internal to the CSL or the Department operations.

Recently Completed Projects (Summer/Fall 2020)

  • Research GPU servers
  • Instructional GPU servers
  • CSL Website migration
  • JupyterHub phase 1 (collaboration with CAE and the iSchool)
  • Ubuntu 20.04 LTS configuration and deployment
  • PostgreSQL upgrade
  • Request Tracker (RT) upgrade
  • Zabbix monitoring phase 1
  • Office assignment management application (version 1)

Current Projects (Fall 2020)

  • Web hosting migrations
  • CS Department person onboard/offboarding automation project
  • CSL Logistics application suite
  • CSL SAN storage replacement
  • Ubuntu 20.04 upgrades
  • RedHat 6 / CentOS 6 retirement
  • cs.wisc.edu email migration completion (with DoIT)
  • Datacenter network upgrade (with DoIT Network Services)
  • Migrate CSL “forms” to modern web apps with more automation and integration
  • Hadoop “twitter” cluster upgrade
  • DUO Multifactor Authentication for Linux
  • JupyterHub nbgrader integration

Future Projects

  • vmware upgrade
  • JupyterHub phase 2
  • Student Account Management Automation redesign
  • Redesign integration with campus data sources (enrollment, employment, etc)
  • Integration with campus Interoperability project services/infrastructure
  • Hiring application version 2
  • Office assignment application version 2
  • Replace Exam proctoring application