Joint project PIM funded by BMBF
in Top News

The joint project “Platform for Inter*national Student Mobility” (PIM), led by the University of Göttingen and the TU Berlin and including the GWDG and seven other universities, is funded by the Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF) with 5.2 [...]



November issue of the GWDG News published
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The November issue of the GWDG News has just been published.

It contains among others the following topics:

  • Innovative Services of the GWDG for Artificial Intelligence – New Joint Project KISSKI
  • Funding of NFDIxCS in the third round of the
[...]

Beyond Twitter: On the way to the Fediverse
in Top News

Mastodon is becoming more and more popular as a Twitter alternative. The GWDG would like to take into account the increased interest from its customers and the scientific community and plans to include Mastodon in its portfolio of services.

We [...]






DSGVO-compliant integration of Google Fonts on websites
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Online embedding of Google Fonts criticized,
Local hosting of Google Fonts is strongly recommended

The Regional Court of Munich issued a ruling in January 2022 that the embedding of the free Google Fonts via the Google server is not DSGVO-compliant. [...]



October issue of the GWDG News published
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The October issue of the GWDG News has just been published.

It contains among others the following topics:

  • New Status and Operational Message Overview for Services of the GWDG
  • A Virtual Assistant for Patient Education: Covid-Bot
  • With JypytherHub on the
[...]


Summary of the disturbance on 14.10.2022
in Top News

At noon on Friday, 14.10.2022, massive disruptions to the power supply of the Göttingen
University North Campus (area of the University Medical Center Göttingen to the MPI campus
Am Faßberg) occurred due to construction work in the Göttingen city area. [...]



IT Security Awareness Days from 10.10. – 19.10.2022
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Several German universities, including the University of Göttingen / GWDG, are jointly organizing the IT Security Awareness Days as a cross-university public online event series for the fourth time from 10.10. – 19.10.2022. The 14 lecture topics cover everything from [...]


September issue of the GWDG News published
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The September issue of the GWDG News has just been published.

It contains among others the following topics:

  • Printing and Scanning in the New Göttingen Data Center
  • New DNS Infrastructure at the GWDG
  • Task Dependent Workflow with Slurm
  • Trends in
[...]


Malfunction solved: GWDG Cloud Server Service
in Cloud, Operating news

Message-Id: 202208300922
Time: uesday, the 30.08.2022 - 6:50 - 8:30
Affected: Users of GWDG Cloud Server Service
Impact: Management of cloud resources not possible

For reasons still unknown, the load balancer of the GWDG Cloud Server service lost its Virtual [...]


Update: New RDS for vCenter Access
in Operating news

Message-Id: 202208251611
Time: permanent, from now on
Affected: Users of the vCenter
Impact: Longterm no access to

Dear VMware customers,

unfortunately some users are experiencing trouble with the permissions on the new RDS, please excuse these issues.

If you have [...]


Maintenance completed: SharePoint
in Operating news

Message-Id: 202208261110
Time: 27.08.2022 07:00 – 15:05
Affected: SharePoint Farm
Impact: All website collections were temporarily unavailable

As announced, GWDG SharePoint Farm maintenance has been carried out and has finished successfully.
All site collections are available again without any restrictions. [...]