EMC Documentum CenterStage                              A Technical Review© Copyright 2009 EMC Corporation. All rights res...
CenterStage: Core Value Propositions                                Power cross-organizational collaboration to reduce cos...
Composition• Composition is a key component to enable business users to configure  applications that meet their needs• Cen...
Delegated Administration and Management   What                                            CenterStage 1.0   Policy Managem...
CenterStage Conceptual Architecture                                      Mobile             Web   Desktop© Copyright 2009 ...
Server Layer• ECM Server:                                            • Media Servers:         – Content Server D6 SP1 or a...
Full Text Indexing• Different indexing engines are used in a single server deployment vs.  multi server deployment        ...
Content Intelligence Services• Leveraging Content Intelligence Services to provide entity extraction for:                 ...
Federated Search Server• CenterStage Pro includes the following Federated Search adapters:    Federated Search Adapters   ...
Media Server and Inline Viewing• CenterStage provides OOTB thumbnail capability with the following format  support:  Suppo...
Services Layer• Documentum Foundation Classes                          • Documentum Foundation Services  6.5 SP1          ...
Application Layer• Provide OOTB widgets for page                          • Beta customization for custom  composition:   ...
CenterStage Core TechnologiesUI INFRASTRUCTURE• No WDK• Bring your own UI technology philosophy for widgets• Rich Internet...
Application Artifacts Overview             Application Server                                                             ...
UI Layer Logical View                                                                 DHTML                               ...
Introduction to RCMP and BundlesWHAT IS RCMP?                                              WHAT IS A BUNDLE?• Documentum P...
Benefits of using Bundles1. OSGi is an industry standard         – Foundation for Eclipse IDE, BEA WebLogic, IBM WebSphere...
Bundles and RCMP in CenterStage                                                                                 • Core sub...
RCMP Components and Composer                                                         • Wizard based widget                ...
Widgets and Configuration                            Composer                     CenterStage Pro• Widget development incl...
Widget Development• Developers create widgets using Ext JS and Flex• RCMP and CenterStage provide additional re-usable Jav...
Sizing and Benchmark Resources  The following sizing and benchmark resources will be available for  CenterStage:          ...
Deployment Considerations – Single Stack • Single stack installer: 2 installers              CenterStage Essentials stack...
Enterprise Deployment Considerations   • Distributed installation configuration   • Can leverage BOCS (requires the plug-i...
EMC CMA Internal Deployment Storage• Use of SAN storage device for frequently used content:         – Use Clariion CX4 for...
Get Involved with EMC CMA CommunitiesWhy should you join? Collaborate and share best practices Shape the direction of fu...
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Emc Documentum Center Stage Technical Review

  1. 1. EMC Documentum CenterStage A Technical Review© Copyright 2009 EMC Corporation. All rights reserved. 1
  2. 2. CenterStage: Core Value Propositions Power cross-organizational collaboration to reduce costs & accelerate processes Enables users to share ideas with & gain feedback from customers & partners Provides a seamless experience across organizations, geographies, devices, etc Offers templates to ensure consistency & help get teams up to speed quickly Empowering Today’s Increasingly Mobile Workforce Bring collaboration to the mobile device Participate in communities anywhere, everywhere Delivering the full web 2.0 experience Delivers Security, Control & Compliance Meet governance and compliance demands Protecting information from the core to the edge Policy-centric information management & comprehensive audit control© Copyright 2009 EMC Corporation. All rights reserved. 2
  3. 3. Composition• Composition is a key component to enable business users to configure applications that meet their needs• CenterStage provides composition for: o Pages: Enables business users to create domain specific composite views of information o Data tables (in 1.1): Enables business users to create domain specific collections of information Composition with Pages Composition with Data Tables© Copyright 2009 EMC Corporation. All rights reserved. 3
  4. 4. Delegated Administration and Management What CenterStage 1.0 Policy Management • Policies are managed at the space level • Types of policies: o Security: roles based permissions and capabilities o Versioning: define how should content be versioned o Content policy: define content types allowed and association rule Template • Templates to capture best practices within the organization Management • Provides starting point for solutions • Scope can be local or repository • Roles control who can create spaces or content templates • Supports space, wiki, page and data table templates Member • Delegated space membership and permission management Management© Copyright 2009 EMC Corporation. All rights reserved. 4
  5. 5. CenterStage Conceptual Architecture Mobile Web Desktop© Copyright 2009 EMC Corporation. All rights reserved. 5
  6. 6. Server Layer• ECM Server: • Media Servers: – Content Server D6 SP1 or above. – Thumbnail Generator 6.5 SP1 Recommend Content Server 6.5 Or upsell to : SP1. – MTS, ADTS, AVTS 6.5 SP1• Analytics Server: – Full Text Index Server – Federated Search Services 6.5 SP2 – Content Intelligence Services 6.5 SP2© Copyright 2009 EMC Corporation. All rights reserved. 6
  7. 7. Full Text Indexing• Different indexing engines are used in a single server deployment vs. multi server deployment Single Server Multi ServerIndexing Engine Embedded Lucene Fast InStreamDeployment • Single node, embedded with • Multi-nodeOptions OEM content serverPlatform Support • Windows only (OEM content • Multi platform server)Locale Support • English only • All© Copyright 2009 EMC Corporation. All rights reserved. 7
  8. 8. Content Intelligence Services• Leveraging Content Intelligence Services to provide entity extraction for: Place Company People Creates a hierarchy of Extracts company names Extracts people names from country, city from the content the content• No Japanese and Korean support for entities. Supports EFIGS with GA• Entities can be extracted from the following file formats: CenterStage • Wiki • Discussions Content • Blogs Document • MS Office 97, 2000, XP, 2007 • RTF Formats • PDF • ASCII • HTML • WordPerfect for DOS/Windows version 5-8© Copyright 2009 EMC Corporation. All rights reserved. 8
  9. 9. Federated Search Server• CenterStage Pro includes the following Federated Search adapters: Federated Search Adapters • EMC Documentum • JDBC/ODBC • EMC ApplicationXtender • FS2 Indexing for Shared Drives • EMC eRoom • Google Desktop Enterprise • EMC EmailXtender • Windows Desktop Search • Google, OpenDirectory and YahooDirectory • Open Search • Wikipedia• Additional adapters for FileNet, Domino, Factiva, Autonomy, etc are available as add-ons• Information sources needs to be managed with the FS2 Admin Center• FS2 Indexing for Shared drive is restricted to: Supported OSes for Shared Drive Indexing • Windows Server 2003 with SP2 and 2003 R2 with SP2 (32 and 64 bits) • Windows Server 2008 (32 bits)© Copyright 2009 EMC Corporation. All rights reserved. 9
  10. 10. Media Server and Inline Viewing• CenterStage provides OOTB thumbnail capability with the following format support: Supported Formats • Images • RTF, TXT • PDF • Office Documents (*) • HTML Platform Support • Windows Server 2003 with SP2 and 2003 R2 with SP2 (32 bits) • Windows Server 2008 (32 bits) Application Pre- • Microsoft Message Queue Service is required Requisite • Microsoft PowerPoint 2000, XP, 2003, 2007 (optional) (*)• CenterStage provides OOTB inline viewers with the following support:  Multi-page viewing  Storyboard Image Viewer Document Viewer Video Viewer CTS Dependency • MTS • ADTS • AVTS (can play flash movies without AVTS)© Copyright 2009 EMC Corporation. All rights reserved. 10
  11. 11. Services Layer• Documentum Foundation Classes • Documentum Foundation Services 6.5 SP1 6.5 SP1• CenterStage object model • CenterStage Application Services leverages TBOs, SBOs and Aspects• Deploy object type definition and business logic leveraging DARs© Copyright 2009 EMC Corporation. All rights reserved. 11
  12. 12. Application Layer• Provide OOTB widgets for page • Beta customization for custom composition: widgets – Activity widgets (spaces, pages, • Ability to package templates and discussions, blogs, files) deploy for spaces, wikis and pages – Rich text – Contents • Rich set of web services – Attachments – Viewers (image, document, video) – Tagged content – Popular tags – Feed© Copyright 2009 EMC Corporation. All rights reserved. 12
  13. 13. CenterStage Core TechnologiesUI INFRASTRUCTURE• No WDK• Bring your own UI technology philosophy for widgets• Rich Internet Application architecture:  All UI rendering happens in the browser• Core infrastructure leverages:  XML for layout management  ExtJS JavaScript toolkit as the primary UI technology  Will support embedding Flex widgets• Direct Web Remoting (DWR) is used to communicate to servicesSERVICES INFRASTRUCTURE• CenterStage application services are built above DFS to provide coarse grained services the address the UI needsSERVER INFRASTRUCTURE• Data model and core business logic built leveraging BOF, TBOs and Aspects© Copyright 2009 EMC Corporation. All rights reserved. 13
  14. 14. Application Artifacts Overview Application Server WAR UI Bundles (with widget development plug-in) (with widget development plug-in) (OSGi based for Widgets) (OSGi based for Widgets) (JavaScript) UI UI Resources Resources Services Composer Composer Services Services Configuration Configuration (DFS) Content Repository DAR BOF TBOs Aspects Templates Policies© Copyright 2009 EMC Corporation. All rights reserved. 14
  15. 15. UI Layer Logical View DHTML (ExtJS toolkit, JavaScript) Context Styling Pages (CSS) Configuration Events Widget Resource Access Layout Management Actions Direct Web Remoting (DWR) Services© Copyright 2009 EMC Corporation. All rights reserved. 15
  16. 16. Introduction to RCMP and BundlesWHAT IS RCMP? WHAT IS A BUNDLE?• Documentum Platform initiative for next • Packaging and Deployment generation client infrastructure Framework for next-generation• Allows UI components to be built using a Documentum solutions number of technologies • Based on OSGi technology • JavaScript (Ext JS), Flex• Infrastructure manages interaction across UI components & technologies, event management• Flexible a-la-carte approach • i.e., use RCMP components, but a different container• Models for configuration and customization of components• Supported by tooling from the ground-up• Used today in CenterStage© Copyright 2009 EMC Corporation. All rights reserved. 16
  17. 17. Benefits of using Bundles1. OSGi is an industry standard – Foundation for Eclipse IDE, BEA WebLogic, IBM WebSphere2. Bundle deployment mechanism eliminates need for a traditional installer3. Allows for incremental deployment and rolling upgrade4. Provides a consistent deployment mechanism for widgets5. Provides a model for leveraging extension points6. Supports versioning and dependency management – Specify Bundle A v2.0 requires Bundle B v1.0 – v2.0 – Will be leveraged in future releases of RCMP and CenterStage© Copyright 2009 EMC Corporation. All rights reserved. 17
  18. 18. Bundles and RCMP in CenterStage • Core subset of CenterStage widgets are built as RCMP components Data Grid Widget Popular Tags Widget • Users can construct new Page Templates based on reusable widgets • RCMP-based CenterStage widgets are packaged into a set of bundles • Bundles themselves are packaged into the CenterStage .ear/war file Document Viewer Widget Tagged Content Widget© Copyright 2009 EMC Corporation. All rights reserved. 18
  19. 19. RCMP Components and Composer • Wizard based widget creation • WYSIWYG widget configuration • IDE integration for widget development • Automatically generate templates for localizations • Automated packaging for deployment© Copyright 2009 EMC Corporation. All rights reserved. 19
  20. 20. Widgets and Configuration Composer CenterStage Pro• Widget development includes defining configuration parameters – i.e. Widget title, number of displayed items• Configuration parameters can be accessed from widget code• Allows a generic widget to be configured to apply application context© Copyright 2009 EMC Corporation. All rights reserved. 20
  21. 21. Widget Development• Developers create widgets using Ext JS and Flex• RCMP and CenterStage provide additional re-usable JavaScript libraries• Leverage extension point mechanism for registering widgets• At packaging time, developer packages widget as a bundle• Bundle can be hot deployed• Via extension points, widget registry automatically picks up newly deployed bundles© Copyright 2009 EMC Corporation. All rights reserved. 21
  22. 22. Sizing and Benchmark Resources The following sizing and benchmark resources will be available for CenterStage: Sizing Guide Oracle Benchmark SQL Server Benchmark Provides estimates of a Provide a typical benchmark Provide a typical benchmark customers hardware configuration using an configuration using an resource needs based on Oracle data base Microsoft SQL Server data user and hardware profiles base provided by the customer.© Copyright 2009 EMC Corporation. All rights reserved. 22
  23. 23. Deployment Considerations – Single Stack • Single stack installer: 2 installers  CenterStage Essentials stack installer  CenterStage Pro stack installer  Deployment can be virtualized  Aimed at development or small departmental deployments (~10 concurrent users)ClientTier(Browser) CENTERSTAGE CENTERSTAGE ESSENTIALS PRO STACKServer STACKTier © Copyright 2009 EMC Corporation. All rights reserved. 23
  24. 24. Enterprise Deployment Considerations • Distributed installation configuration • Can leverage BOCS (requires the plug-in) and ACSClientTier(Browser)WebTier CS Essentials Web Application CS Pro Web ApplicationServerTier Content Server Full Text Index Thumbnail Generator ECIS / CIS © Copyright 2009 EMC Corporation. All rights reserved. Upgrade to MTS 24
  25. 25. EMC CMA Internal Deployment Storage• Use of SAN storage device for frequently used content: – Use Clariion CX4 for production storage – Use 900 GB of storage for production data• Use of Centera CAS storage for less frequently used content and archiving on reliable, less expensive storage: – Used in conjunction with Documentum Content Service for EMC Centera – Use 2 TB of storage for production data • Use EMC Control Center 6.0 for managing SLA and storage planning and provisioning • Use PowerPath 5.1 for load balancing and redundant path for host to storage array • Use Navisphere Host Agent to provide management communication path to the Clariion system© Copyright 2009 EMC Corporation. All rights reserved. 25
  26. 26. Get Involved with EMC CMA CommunitiesWhy should you join? Collaborate and share best practices Shape the direction of future EMC products Network with innovators across the globe, 24/7 Join now by going to: community.EMC.com/go/Documentum community.EMC.com/go/SourceOne developer.EMC.com/Documentum developer.EMC.com/XMLtech community.EMC.com/community/labs/d65© Copyright 2009 EMC Corporation. All rights reserved. 26

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