Software and discounts for GT OMSCS students
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Name/Description:what is available:URL:notes:
New entries in highligts (updated Aug 2017)
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IEEE papers via GT LibraryIEEE papershttp://home.cc.gatech.edu/eaganj/53Easier way to access IEEE papers via the GT Electronic Library
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Microsoft DreamSparkVisual Studio, Server 2008 R2, 2012 (R2), SQL Server 2014/2016, Xamarin for Students, Free account for cloud serviceshttps://www.dreamspark.com/Student/includes Server 2012 Datacenter which has no limits on num of guest VMs running licensed copies of Windows
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Microsoft DreamSpark PremiumWindows 10/8.1/7, Access/Project/Visio 2016, Office 2016, Office 2013, Server 2012 R2, SQL Server 2016, Server Technical Preview, Free Access to MS WebStorehttp://e5.onthehub.com/WebStore/ProductsByMajorVersionList.aspx?cmi_mnuMain=bdba23cf-e05e-e011-971f-0030487d8897&ws=82fe585a-db9b-e011-969d-0030487d8897Only available a week or two after registration closes each semester, i.e. will not work the first few days of the term.
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GitHub5 GIT private reposhttps://education.github.comfree for 2 years and renewable if still a student for another 2 years
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Amazon Student Primefree 2 day shipping for 6 monthshttp://www.amazon.com/gp/student/signup/infofree 2 day shipping for 6 months, then half off full Amazon Prime and all associated features like Instant Videos, Lender's Library, etc.
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GT provided software for studentsSecureCRT SSH software, NX CAD software, Mathmatica, Matlabhttps://software.oit.gatech.edu/request.phpMatlab is newly available as of Spring 2015
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HipChatHipChat rooms for GT OMSCS classes/discussionshttps://gatech-omscs.hipchat.com/home
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GT discounts on PC/tablet hardwareWays to order Lenovo, Apple, Dell hardware at discounted priceshttp://techstuff.gatech.edu/
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GT VPNcreate VPN connection to GT campus to access some virtual labs or oncampus servershttp://www.oit.gatech.edu/service/vpn/getting-started
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GT Prism file storagepersonal share for use w/ campus computers, like mydesk.gatech.edu\\prism.nas.gatech.edu\<your GT username>Must be connected via VPN client (line above) to access your share
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GT's Microsoft Office365 portalMS Office 365 downloads (Office 2013 Pro basically)http://office365.gatech.edu
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GT's Lynda portalLynda free training on Java, other technologieshttp://lynda.gatech.edu/
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TableauFree 1-year license of Tableau Desktophttp://www.tableausoftware.com/academic/students
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JetBrains software10 JetBrains products that are IDE and development related including WebStorm, IntelliJ IDEA, PyCharm, PhpStorm, RubyMinehttp://www.jetbrains.com/student/1 year subscription. Not sure if subscription is renewable at end of the year.
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Intel Developer ToolsIntel Parallel Studio XE (includes Intel VTune), a debugger/IDE for parallel code in C++ (and C, I think)https://software.intel.com/en-us/intel-education-offerings#pid-2460-93Available for Linux, Windows, Mac OS X. (Windows version requires Visual Studio which you can get from Microsoft DreamSpark.)
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AutoCADAutoCAD, 3ds Max Design, Inventor Professional, etc.http://www.autodesk.com/education/free-software/all
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Adobe Creative Suite student pricesPhotoshop, Lightroom, etc.http://www.adobe.com/creativecloud/buy/students.html$9.99/month for photo apps, $19.99 for full Suite
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Lucidchart for EducationDiagram software for UML, Venn diagrams, mind maps, group projects, iPhone/Android/etc mockups, etc.https://www.lucidchart.com/pages/usecase/educationGreat for UML diagrams for SDP or SAAD, allows group collaboration
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BitBucketUnlimited, free, private repos for students
https://blog.bitbucket.org/2017/04/03/bitbucket-cloud-free-student-developers-teachers/
Great for saving your coding. Just make sure you keep class work private unless authorized to share by prof/TA
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GT OMSCS links:
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Buzzporthttps://buzzport.gatech.edu
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GT's Udacity portalhttps://web.iam.gatech.edu/udacity-login
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Registrationhttps://oscar.gatech.edu(also reachable from Buzzport)
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GT Official Calendarhttp://calendar.gatech.edu
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GT Registrar's Calendarhttp://www.registrar.gatech.edu/calendar/(more succint for seeing important term dates likes begin/end/registration)
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GT PassportReset GT user ID, change email delivery optionshttps://passport.gatech.edu
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Buzzcard Centerif in Atlanta, how to get a GT Buzz card IDhttp://buzzcard.gatech.edu/Pages/default.aspx
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GT emailhttps://mail.gatech.eduwhere this takes you depends on if you are currently on Zimbra (Spring/Summer 2014 students) or Office365 (new Fall 2014 students)
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GT Libraryfree access to CS papers, ebooks of both technical and non-technical subjectshttp://library.gatech.eduProvides access to lots of stuff including: IEEE papers, Overdrive ebooks for free 21 day borrowing, free Safari Books Online (for a subset of books)
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GT official course critique pageGrade distrib info for courses/professorshttp://critique.gatech.edu/
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GT Barnes & Noble Bookstorehttp://gatech.bncollege.com
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GT official fan gearhttp://www.ramblinwreckstore.com/
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unofficial site for GT fan gearhttp://www.fanatics.com/College_GA_Tech_Yellow_Jackets/my personal favorite site for GT sports fan gear
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OIT Support Service Desk pageTo open up issues with OIT. Only use for issues w/ OIT systems or a GT account that Passport can't resolve.http://www.remedy.gatech.edu/cgi-bin/Service-Request/OIThome.pl
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OIT FAQ pagesFAQs about all GT provided IT infrastructure including email, VPN, virtual labs, etc.https://faq.oit.gatech.edu/
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GT VLab loginhttps://mycloud.gatech.edu/vpn/index.htmlYou must install the Citrix receiver available here:http://receiver.citrix.com/
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GT VLab infoVirtual Labs, i.e. remote desktop sessions providing software only reachable on campushttps://faq.oit.gatech.edu/vlab/what-vlab
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MyDesk at GTVirtual Machines providing Matlab and Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, Lightroom, etc.)http://mydesk.gatech.edu/VMs providing Matlab (tho you can download it from OIT above if you want) and Adobe Creative Suite apps. This is GREAT for use in the Comp. Photography class (CS 6475). Use one of the Engineering clusters for Matlab or the Library cluster for Adobe software
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IRC ##OMSCS on freenodeIRC channel on freenode for OMSCShttp://donics.org/
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Linux clusters accessible to OMSCS students
Shared use Linux cluster to use if your class doesn't provide a VMhttps://support.cc.gatech.edu/facilities/general-access-serversThe 'Killerbee' cluster might require CoC logins but the 'Shuttle' cluster is definitely available to us OMSCS students
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