MARIST/ IBM Joint Studies. Project Cloud 9 a z-Powered Learning Environment. by Michael Lavacca, Sean Goldsmith, Deyaa Abuelsaad, and Sean Dunn. Our Goal. The enablement of the Sakai application on IBM’s WebSphere Application Server and DB2 software, and the System Z Mainframe. What is Sakai?.
The enablement of the Sakai application on IBM’s WebSphere Application Server and DB2 software, and the System Z Mainframe.
What did we overcome to achieve our goal?
Discover WAS related Issue
Verify (reproduce) issue
Verify Issue & assign to appropriate developer
Create JIRA issue
Develop & create fix
Verify fix in Development Environment (WAS & Tomcat)
Verify fix on Testing Environment (WAS & Tomcat)
Create patch & attach to JIRA issue
Review fix & assign JIRA to tester
Commit patch to branch & request branch merge from tool owner
Review patch & merge if approved
Introducing Selenium IDE: The workhorse of QA!
10th Sakai Conference - Boston, MA, U.S.A.
Optimizing Sakai on System Z
We found the optimal environment for Sakai using WAS/DB2 on zLinux to be:
Using these parameters, performance was found to increase by 185% for 25 users from the original configuration. A graph comparing the two configurations is shown below.
The final product and present & future directions