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IT Center Satisfaction Survey 2023 – The Results are In!

June 19th, 2024 | by
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In October and November 2023, we conducted our annual IT Center Satisfaction Survey, in which all members of the RWTH Aachen University were able to rate the services and support offered by the IT Center.

In the survey, we also asked for your suggestions for improvements.

What are the results?

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RWTHmoodle Usage Survey 2024

June 17th, 2024 | by
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Take part and make a difference!
It’s that time again: The annual RWTHmoodle usage survey starts today on June 17, 2024 and runs until July 7, 2024. You have used RWTHmoodle and were authorized in at least one learning room in the summer semester 2023? Then you now have the opportunity to share your experiences with the system and give us valuable feedback. Together we can further improve RWTHmoodle and adapt the support services accordingly.

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ZKI “Training” Working Group in Wolfenbüttel

June 14th, 2024 | by
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The ZKI working group “Training” has invited to a joint meeting in Wolfenbüttel from May 14 to 16, 2024. As trainers in the Service and Communication department at the IT Center, we were of course there to exchange ideas with 10 other universities from all over Germany.

We dealt with the following questions, among others:

“How does training work at other universities? What is the recruitment and induction process like? What do modern job interviews look like for us?

 

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The Importance of Open Source Software

June 12th, 2024 | by
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Open source software (OSS) has become a cornerstone of modern IT and plays a crucial role in the development of technology and software. Open source code enables innovation, flexibility and cost efficiency.

But what exactly is open source software and why is it so important?

 

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How Many Programmers Does It Take to Change a Light Bulb?

June 10th, 2024 | by
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Today we have some light fare and something to make you smile. We’ve dug deep into our box of jokes for you and are providing you with entertainment at the highest level today! What are your best-known IT jokes? We look forward to a funny bunch of jokes in the comments!

Let’s get started:

 

 

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HPC: Shutdown of the Windows Front End

June 7th, 2024 | by
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The IT Center has been operating one of the fastest high-performance computers in Germany for years. The current high-performance computer CLAIX-2023 was recently put into operation with state-of-the-art technology such as Intel Xeon Sapphire Rapids processors and NVIDIA H100 accelerators. This enables the execution of a wide range of applications from engineering to artificial intelligence and machine learning.

 

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Changed Opening Hours

June 5th, 2024 | by
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Due to internal events, the IT-ServiceDesk will only be available to you during limited opening hours on June 14 and June 21, 2024.

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Reinventing HPC: IT Center@ISC24

May 29th, 2024 | by

Like last year, the IT Center and NHR4CES were delighted to be part of the NHR Association’s joint stand at ISC High Performance 2024. The HPC group complemented this year’s ISC with tutorials and presentations. The Hamburg conference attracted 3,227 participants and offered many opportunities for exchange and further education.

 

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Europe Day 2024: United in Diversity

May 27th, 2024 | by

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Europe Day took place on 14 May this year, when the Berufsschule an der Lindenstraße (BKAL) organized a project day for students, teachers and interested parties. Our trainee Yasin Kalem gave several presentations about his time in Malta to show other trainees and interested parties the possibilities of an internship abroad. He already reported on his experiences in Malta in an earlier blog post. To allow others to benefit from his findings, he shared them at the Europe Day.

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RWTHmoodle – From Version 4.1 to 4.3

May 24th, 2024 | by
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On May 23, 2024, RWTHmoodle was updated from version 4.1 to Moodle 4.3. The update includes numerous improvements and adjustments based on feedback from the user surveys, among other things. In this blog post, we would like to inform you about the most important new features.

 

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