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[EP-tech] Re: VM requirements

Our is running on a VM with

* 2GB RAM (of which over a gig is free)
* 2 (not very powerful) CPUs
* total 30GB of disk, of which EPrints and deposits are using ~14GB and Ubuntu ~7GB.

It isn't a heavyweight system.


Jon Hallett CEng MBCS CITP
Library IT Manager
Library Services
UWE Bristol
Frenchay Campus
Coldharbour Lane
BS16 1QY
jon.hallett at uwe.ac.uk


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Date: Fri, 7 Dec 2012 10:58:18 +0000
From: "Sheppard, Nick" <N.E.Sheppard at leedsmet.ac.uk>
Subject: [EP-tech]  VM requirements
To: "eprints-tech at ecs.soton.ac.uk" <eprints-tech at ecs.soton.ac.uk>
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I've finally persuaded my line manager to let me have a virtual server to test EPrints possibly to replace our current commercial repository software.

Our IT service has asked for  vCPUs, RAM and Disk requirements in order to cost the project. Also any other specs I might need to emphasise - MySQL etc. Is anybody able to advise?


Nick Sheppard
Repository Developer
The Headingley Library
James Graham Building
Leeds Metropolitan University
Beckett Park
Tel: 0113 812 4731
email: n.e.sheppard at leedsmet.ac.uk<mailto:n.e.sheppard at leedsmet.ac.uk>
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Technical Officer - UK Council of research Repositories (UKCoRR) - http://www.ukcorr.org/