This page includes notes on the server.
The server address is idlehands.sipa.columbia.edu. The easiest way to login is to add this to your SSH config file:
host idlehands User [USERNAME] HostName idlehands.sipa.columbia.edu ForwardX11 yes
Then you can login by typing 'ssh idlehands' at the terminal.
There is a postgres server running. The data are located in /home/pgdata
Bash code to start the server:
su postgres pg_ctl start -D /home/pgdata