We at USD are beginning to plan for Luminis 5. As a part of the process i am taking the capacity planning and hardware planning for Luminis 5 for our environment. i was wondering if you guys could answer couple of my questions regarding that. If you have any documentation to support it, that would be fantastic.
Out current architecture is:
2 web servers
1 resource server
1 database server
Css load balancer (we are in the process of moving towards ace)
we use banner channels heavily and we have plenty of custom channels (deep links/views to ssb)
We use gcf/cpip connector pretty heavily as well (about 12-15 systems are connected via gcf/cpip)
We use CAS as well for our SSO connectors (atlesat 5-7 systems)
We use LMB for the message broker and webct for our LMS.
We have about 7500 active students and 2000 employees. We have a total of 59,000 total records in LDAP and we are planning on adding parents as well to the portal.
All our current servers are Sun V 440's with 16G memory with Solaris 10 on them.
We are planning on moving towards Linux OS (RHEL 5)
Now that i gave a brief overview of our existing hardware, could you give me a recommendation of what our requirement would be for LP 5.
Also during peak registration we might see 600-700 simultaneous logins but for the most part its 300-400 (if this helps)
I am looking for recommendation on:
- hardware requirements (servers, their memory, processor and harddisk capacity)
-OS requirements (to support RHEL 5)
- LP 5 requirements (to be able to support LP5)
- Parallel deployment and/or single box install.
Any thoughts? I searched for hardware requirements but coudln't find them. If you can direct me towards those - that will be good too.