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TRELLIS System-Administration Overview.ppt

  1. 1. TRELLIS System-Administration Overview The TriUniveristy Group of Libraries
  2. 2. Introduction <ul><li>Review of the TRELLIS System and Administration </li></ul><ul><li>At the end of this session you will know: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>What makes up the TRELLIS system </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>What are the major maintenance tasks </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>How the servers and clients work together to provide the information service </li></ul></ul>
  3. 3. Agenda <ul><li>Overview </li></ul><ul><li>3-tier client-server structure </li></ul><ul><li>The PC </li></ul><ul><li>The application servers </li></ul><ul><li>The database servers </li></ul><ul><li>WebVoyage Setup </li></ul><ul><li>Data In/Data out </li></ul><ul><li>Systems Administration roles </li></ul><ul><li>System monitoring tools </li></ul><ul><li>Upgrade activity </li></ul>
  4. 4. Vocabulary <ul><li>Glossary of terms </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Endeavor is the company </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Voyager is the name of the Library Software </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>TRELLIS is the local name of the Library System </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Major modules: Acquisitions, Cataloguing, Circulation, OPAC (WebVoyage), System Administration </li></ul></ul>
  5. 5. Overview <ul><li>Components that make up “the system” </li></ul><ul><ul><li>The PC and the WebBrowser, which talk to… </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>The application servers, which talk to… </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>The database servers </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Who maintains these components? </li></ul></ul><ul><li>How is it done? </li></ul>
  6. 6. Topic One: 3-tier client-server architecture <ul><li>Explain details </li></ul><ul><li>Give an example </li></ul><ul><li>Exercise to reinforce learning </li></ul>
  7. 7. Topic Two: The PC <ul><li>Voyager software directory review: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Subdirectories </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Voyager.ini </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>The training system </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Maintenance of the Voyager PC software </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Voystand updates </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Push out of software to the LAN managers </li></ul></ul>
  8. 8. Topic Three: The Application Servers <ul><li>The PC traffic is directed to the appropriate application server via voyager.ini </li></ul><ul><ul><li>3 SUN 250 UNIX machines: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li> WLU Windows servers </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li> UW Windows servers </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li> UG Windows servers </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Programs: acqsvr, catsvr, circsvr,opacsvr </li></ul></ul>
  9. 9. Topic Four: the database servers <ul><li>There are two SUN E4000’s for the database servers: </li></ul><ul><ul><li> Oracle db server </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Oracle tables, sql queries </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li> keyword server </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Disc array for database: </li></ul><ul><li>Mirroring and RAID array </li></ul>
  10. 10. Topic Five: Webvoyage Setup <ul><li>Six WebServers on TRELLIS: </li></ul><ul><ul><li> (UW) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li> (WLU) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li> (UG) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li> (general) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li> (ERL/CSA) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li> (test system) </li></ul></ul>
  11. 11. Topic Five: Webvoyage cont’d <ul><li>PC browser points to WebServer </li></ul><ul><li>WebServer runs CGI and talks to opacsvr on l1, and opacsvr talks to keysvr on l2. </li></ul><ul><li>Web Server maintenance and configuration </li></ul><ul><li>Weblogs </li></ul><ul><li>OPAC search counts </li></ul>
  12. 12. TOPIC Six: Data IN/OUT <ul><li>MARC in/out: bulkimport bib and authorities </li></ul><ul><li>Acquisitions EDI </li></ul><ul><li>Circulation Patron loads </li></ul><ul><li>REPORTER report generation </li></ul><ul><li>Cognos/Access </li></ul><ul><li>Spine-labels, TRELLIS backup cat. extract </li></ul>
  13. 13. Topic Seven: System Administration roles <ul><li>Four areas of System Administration: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>TRELLIS windows System Administration </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>TRELLIS non-windows System Administration </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>UNIX Systems Administration </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Oracle Database Administration </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Roles </li></ul><ul><li>Current incumbents </li></ul>
  14. 14. TRELLIS System Monitoring <ul><li>IPSentry </li></ul><ul><li>SE Monitoring </li></ul><ul><li>“ Redhouse” Network monitoring </li></ul><ul><li>Examples of each </li></ul>
  15. 15. Summary <ul><li>State what has been learned </li></ul><ul><li>Define ways to apply training </li></ul><ul><li>Request feedback of training session </li></ul>
  16. 16. Where to Get More Information <ul><li>Other training sessions </li></ul><ul><li>List books, articles, electronic sources </li></ul><ul><li>Consulting services, other sources </li></ul>
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