to host or not to host that is the question
Download
Skip this Video
Download Presentation
To Host or Not to Host, That is the Question

Loading in 2 Seconds...

play fullscreen
1 / 10

To Host or Not to Host, That is the Question - PowerPoint PPT Presentation


  • 81 Views
  • Uploaded on

To Host or Not to Host, That is the Question. Ryan Lazar, Systems Specialist Christy Allen, Asst. Dir., Discovery Services. About Furman University Libraries. Serves 2,700+ students, 239 faculty, and over 600 staff Provides access to over 1 million resources Has 3 physical locations

loader
I am the owner, or an agent authorized to act on behalf of the owner, of the copyrighted work described.
capcha
Download Presentation

PowerPoint Slideshow about ' To Host or Not to Host, That is the Question' - matteo


An Image/Link below is provided (as is) to download presentation

Download Policy: Content on the Website is provided to you AS IS for your information and personal use and may not be sold / licensed / shared on other websites without getting consent from its author.While downloading, if for some reason you are not able to download a presentation, the publisher may have deleted the file from their server.


- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - E N D - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Presentation Transcript
to host or not to host that is the question
To Host or Not to Host,That is the Question

Ryan Lazar, Systems Specialist

Christy Allen, Asst. Dir., Discovery Services

about furman university libraries
About Furman University Libraries
  • Serves 2,700+ students, 239 faculty, and over 600 staff
  • Provides access to over 1 million resources
  • Has 3 physical locations
  • Employs 28 faculty/staff and 81 students
millennium at furman university
Millennium at Furman University
  • Implemented in 2005
  • Provides access to over 1 million records
  • Circulates 42,000+ items a year
  • Catalogs 250,000+ items a year
  • Supports 55,000+ searches a year through the Library’s website
the millennium conundrum
The Millennium Conundrum

Something is rotten…!

  • Running version 2009B 1.5 on a Sun 240V server
  • Server at risk of failing due to age
  • Version of Millennium no longer supported
considering our options
Considering Our Options

To thine own self be true!

  • Continue with current server and version
  • Purchase a new server and upgrade to the new version
  • Move to a hosted server and upgrade to the new version
preparing t o migrate
Preparing To Migrate

Readiness is all!

  • Schedule date and time
  • Work with III migration team
  • Plan with Furman IT for DNS and firewall changes
  • Contact third parties
  • Publicize internally and externally
  • Assemble testing team
  • Complete any pre-migration system activities and changes
migration day
Migration Day

Get thee to a server farm!

  • Confirm prep is complete
  • Remain on stand-by during migration
  • Coordinate post-migration testing
  • Troubleshoot as needed
final thoughts

Still better, and worse

Final Thoughts

Cons

  • Software upgrades not bundled
  • System printers
  • On-campus FTP servers/Datatel
  • No back-up log
  • Response time (back-end)

Pros

  • Response time (front-end)
  • Staff time/resources
  • Hardware/back-ups
  • Currency
questions
Questions?

Give every man thy ear

ad