Gavin Morris edited this page Jul 23, 2015 · 6 revisions

Islandora DevOps Special Interest Group

What is an Islandora Server?

Development Box (All Roles or Services on one standalone VM or PC)

  • Database Server - MySQL
  • Repository Server - Fedora Commons
  • Web Server - Apache

Production Server(s) (Individual Servers/VMs for each Role)

  • Database Server - MySQL
  • Repository Server - Fedora Commons
  • Web Server - Apache

What are the system requirements of Islandora?

Development Box (All Roles or Services on one standalone VM or PC)

Virtual Machine settings

Vagrant https://www.vagrantup.com/
Virtualbox (Windows, OSX, Linux) https://www.virtualbox.org/
VMWare

(OSX - Fusion) http://www.vmware.com/products/fusion/
(Windows - Workstation) http://www.vmware.com/products/workstation/

Minimal Requirements: (examples)

1 x 2.0 GHz Intel Core i3 CPU (x64)

2 GB RAM 1600 Mhz DDR3

10 GB Storage

Recommended Settings: (examples)

1 x 2.6 GHz Intel Core i7 CPU (x64)

8 GB RAM 1600 Mhz DDR3

140 GB Storage

Production Server(s) (Individual Servers for each Role)

Virtual Machine settings

Virtualbox
VMWare

Minimal Requirements: (examples)

Recommended Settings by Server or Role:
Database Server - MySQL
Repository Server - Fedora Commons
Web Server - Apache
SELINUX configurations
IP Table configurations
List of Ports and Protocols

A connectivity diagram would be ideal here especially how production servers connect to each other

What are the software/role requirements of Islandora?

  • Regardless of being a production or all-in-one
  • Also broken down by operating system to highlight differences
  • On RHEL/CENTOS, recommended to turn off iptables & SELINUX set to permissive

See accompanying spreadsheet (Islandora DevOps Server Requirements) for results for:

  • Debian / Ubuntu 14.04 (LTS)
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux / CENTOS 6.6

I can’t find my use case or server, tool etc?

Submitted Case Studies will be reviewed in an ongoing basis, curated and entered into the tables above for “real world” best practices, additional operating systems, alternative relational databases or other technological outliers to further inform current users and/or potential adopters of Islandora.

What configuration management tools can I use to deploy Islandora?

  • Ansible
  • Salt
  • Chef
  • Puppet
You can’t perform that action at this time.
You signed in with another tab or window. Reload to refresh your session. You signed out in another tab or window. Reload to refresh your session.
Press h to open a hovercard with more details.