Ted Sikorski 978-6602
Tom Molnar (supervisor) 978-8853 P Kern 978-6946 Evgueni Martynov 978-4595 Eric Xiang 978-0222 John Calvin 978-6878 Jae Chung 978-1255
The USG is currently dealing with, but not restricted to, the following flavours of Unix (or Unix-like operating systems):
AIX Red Hat Linux FreeBSD Solaris (yes, finally)
For the convenience of those on-campus some of the currently
popular operating systems are mirrored by
One of USG's responsibilities is to
support and maintain the CNS general server
(General Purpose Unix).
Both GPU and MVS are systems with a long history at the University (MVS is supported by the IBM services group).
Another of USG's responsibilities was to build and manage the first firewalls protecting the new SAP systems running on the first IBM SP/2 platform in Canada.
Based on the firewall experience mentioned above, yet another of USG's responsibilities is to support the campus open source firewall project.
Check in USG Technical Notes for any documentation that the USG group might have had the energy to bother to put together.
O'Reilly has made freely available online Open Sources: Voices from the Open Source Revolution which provides a number of views of how things have come to pass with regards to open source operating systems.
For questions or problems, please contact the group via the e-mail address usg AT cns.utoronto.ca. instead of contacting specific individuals (individuals might be away on vacation, off sick, or just simply unreachable at any given moment).