Service Level Descriptions Updated

Service Level Descriptions for sysdev-owned services have been updated on the OUCS web site. This is an annual activity, typically falling in May/June, when SLDs for all OUCS services are reviewed, updated, and published. It is an opportunity for us … Continue reading

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VCS Evolution by Distribution

As already referred to in recent blog posts, and thanks to OUCS, some members of Sysdev, myself included, were fortunate enough to attend the UKUUG 2011 Spring Conference. Among the many talks one which particularly stood out for me was … Continue reading

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Traffic shaping the mirror service with Linux

At OUCS, the 6-monthly release of Ubuntu Linux has become a source of regular attention from Sysdev and the networks team, because we provide a public mirror of Ubuntu, and several other Free software project repositories. Owing to the relatively … Continue reading

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OxFile service launched

We are very pleased to announce that OxFile, our new service to support the exchange of large files, is now available for general use. https://oxfile.ox.ac.uk/ OxFile is a web service that supports the exchange of large files with people inside … Continue reading

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