Imaging Software Recommendation for HMDC Public Labs

December 17, 2010

Active @Disk Imaging software is one of the very useful imaging technologies which is capable of cloning the hard drive for a Windows 7 operating PC.

More details on the product and its costs can be found at

It is least expensive and for the infrastructure IQSS/CGIS/HMDC has, this is a very worthy tool.

Building a virgin image and storing it on an external drive and using it directly or over the network to reimage the "out of order" computers is very easy  and also faster when Read more about Imaging Software Recommendation for HMDC Public Labs

2010 Nov 15


3:00pm to 4:00pm

Meeting with Dr. James Cuff, Director of Research Computing and Chief Technology Architect, FAS, Harvard University


  1. Identify the total number of Computers available on campus
  2. Inquire about the size of manageable grids
  3. Putting forward the proposal of adding almost all the computers avaliable to the grid
  4. Calculating the total capacity of the potential grid
  5. Identifying the end users who need this huge capacity