Jackdaw

This page documents key information about the Jackdaw service.

Environments and Servers they run on

Production Server

  • cname jackdaw.cam.ac.uk
  • floating ip knot.csi.cam.ac.uk (alias on the network interface on the host currently the master production server)

Hosts

  • skua.csi
  • owl.csi
  • ruff.csi

URL pattern

  • https://jackdaw.cam.ac.uk[:PORT]/~/[DatabaseName]/[TypeofPage]
  • https://jackdaw.cam.ac.uk[:443,:8443]/~/[jackdaw,jdawdev.jdawtest,jdawtmp]/[t,-]
  • https://jackdaw.cam.ac.uk/ same as https://jackdaw.cam.ac.uk:443/~/jackdaw/- Production server backed by production database and production pages
  • https://jackdaw.cam.ac.uk/t same as https://jackdaw.cam.ac.uk:443/~/jackdaw/t Production server backed by production database test pages
  • https://jackdaw.cam.ac.uk:8443/ is the test server backed by production database (should be used with caution)
  • https://jackdaw.cam.ac.uk/~/[jdawdev,jdawtest,jdawtmp] production server backed by develop/test/experiment DB - harmless good for what it is
  • https://jackdaw.cam.ac.uk:8443/~/[jdawdev,jdawtest,jdawtmp]/t good for testing DB patches, httpdconfig and test pages

Application repositories

  • Multiple RCS directories on the production server replicated to Standby Servers using bespoke Replication Manager

Technology

Category Language Framework
Server Perl/v5.18.2 PerlToolKit PLSQL Apache/2.2.34 (Unix) mod_perl/2.0.8
Client Jquery ?

Deployment

  • Shell Scripts on the Server

Deployment repository

  • Multiple RCS directories on the production server replicated to Standby Servers using bespoke Replication Manager

Service Owner

Vijay Samtani

Service Managers

Dr Ujjwal Das

Current Status

Live

Documentation