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2014-09-04 23:22:00 We believe we have resolved many of the outstanding network problems. TIG staff will continue to monitor the network intensively over the next several days, and a more detailed announcement will be forthcoming when we are more certain that the actions we and the hardware vendor have taken have actually fixed the issues.

2014-09-03 09:40:00 A faulty circuit breaker in the building's main electrical system caused multiple power outages that affected most parts of the CSAIL lab Tuesday night into Wednesday morning. The first outage caused some of core services and network to go down. All services should be back now working properly. We will continue to work with MIT Facilities as they investigate the problem.

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The Infrastructure Group (TIG) provides service-oriented computing, communications and operations assistance to support the world-class research underway at CSAIL. On the technical side, TIG handles everything from maintaining and monitoring a complex computing infrastructure 24 hours a day, 7 days a week to ensuring lab members can access cutting-edge computing services. TIG maintains the labís five data centers, handles space accommodations and event logistics. Additionally, TIG actively promotes CSAIL research to the broader MIT community, reputable news organizations and the general public via a full-range of media relations and communications services.


This website is a resource for all your computing and facility related needs. Contact us to report everything from a broken door handle to a problem with a server or email. We encourage any feedback, and welcome all to stop in room 270 any time and meet the TIG staff.

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