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Maps, Policies, and Projects

Maps and Policies

CDL Computing and Storage -- Infrastructure map [PDF]

CDL Computing and Storage Resource Center -- Infrastructure Description [PDF]

DBA Framework [PDF]

IAS Projects list

Name Description Timeline Notes
Database server replacements Replace 4 Sunfire V480 db servers with M4000s 07/09 - 11/09 Repurpose old servers until end of service life
Cluster service upgrade Upgrade Veritas cluster service (VCS) high availability software on all stage & production clusters 09/09 - 10/09 Complete
OS patching Patch all solaris systems Ongoing Quarterly review; prioritize security patches; last done 10/09 - 11/09
System & application monitoring Implement Groundwork/Nagios monitoring for all environments 10/09 - 02/10 Coordinate with IR&C-Unix grp & CDL TechCouncil
Oracle patching Patch Oracle for Consortial Borrowing System (VDX) 09/09 - 10/09 Complete
Security - framework Document CDL's information/IT security program 08/09 - 11/09
Security - acount management Re-architect account mgmt, incl. role accounts 08/09 - 11/09
Security - firewalls Implement subnet firewalls for all CDL environments 04/08 - 03/09 Complete
Security - bastion server Deploy a bastion server for off-site ssh 03/09 - 04/09 Operational
Security - intrusion detection Assess Tripwire for intrusion detection 08/09 - 12/09 UC has a site license for Tripwire
Streaming media server Install pilot Wowza server 02/09 - 04/09 Complete
OS upgrades & boot configuration Upgrade to Solaris 10u6; create dual boot environment for future upgrades 03/09 - 05/09 Complete
Rearchitect Mass dig ID database Rebuild, reindex, and tune MDID database 10/09 - 10/09 Complete
Data integrity Implement integrity checking of backup tapes; filesystems 08/09 - 12/09 Weekly inventory & test of backups; weekly disk scrubbing
OS upgrades - x86 Upgrade Sun 4500 servers to Sol10u7 10/09 - 10/09 Fix to disk controller problem
Security - port forwarding Implement convention for forwarding http & https to non-priviledged ports 05/09 - 05/09 In place prospectively; retrospective conversion in process
Security - staff training Review policies and IAS staff responsibilities 08/09 - 11/09 Extract for more general CDL staff training
Disaster recovery - flash archives Implement regular testing procedure for system flash archives 07/09 - 08/09 Operational
Common development packages/utilities Refresh CDLCommon suite; implement change management 06/09 - 08/09 Compilers, programming tools, OS utilities, etc.
Cloud services Assist pilot use of Amazon Web Services elastic computing 05/09 - ongoing With Digital Special Collections program
Last updated: December 14, 2012
Document owner: Kurt Ewoldsen