Computer Science Lab


The following is a partial list of applications that are available for software development. All computer systems are dual-boot Windows 7 Professional (64-bit) and OpenSUSE Linux 12.1 (64-bit).

  • Visual Studio 2010 Professional 
  • Dark GDK — Free Professional Game Development Environment 
  • Microsoft SQL Server 
  • Eclipse IDE for development in C, C++ and Java 
  • Android SDK — Mobile Device Development 
  • Full suite of open-source development tools for Linux

The computer science program at Pacific University is a member of the Microsoft Developers Network (MSDN); therefore, we are able to furnish students enrolled in computer science courses access to the full suite of Microsoft developer products and operating systems for free.


Our computer science facilities consist of:

15 computers with the following configuration:

  • AMD Phenom II X6 3.3 GHz six-core processor 
  • Eight GB of memory 
  • Dual-monitor (2 Samsung 24" LCDs) setup with each station 
  • EVGA GeForce GTX 550 Ti 1024MB GDDR5 dual-DVI video card 
  • 240 GB OCZ Solid State Hard Drive, SATA III 
  • Samsung Combo Drives

PURE Laboratory


  • Two OpenSUSE Linux Servers: AMD Phenom II X4 3.4 GHz four-core processors with 16 GB RAM 
  • Windows Server 2008: AMD Athlon 64 X2 3.0 GHz Dual Core 6000+ with 4 GB RAM 
  • Sun Ultra 5 running OpenBSD
  • Bioinformatics server running BLAST 
  • Dell PowerEdge 2650 Server with Dual Xeon 2.8 GHz processors and 2 GB of RAM

Mobile Devices

  • 2 Motorola Droid 
  • 2 Nexus One
  • 1 Samsung Galaxy Tab 2
  • 1 Google G1