[Deploying Sakai] Very general advice regarding RHEL, MySQL
colin.tatham at unimelb.edu.au
Wed Sep 7 00:13:22 PDT 2011
Great, thanks for that Robert!
On 7/09/11 3:31 PM, Robert Cohen wrote:
> We're using RHEL 5.
> No specific issues with any particular versions.
> Where ever possible I prefer to use the packages from redhat. That way a "yum
> update" gets you any relevant security fixes.
> Unfortunately, for sakai, you can't use the RHEL tomcat package.
> So pretty much the only sakai related package you can use as are mysql,apache
> and java-sun
> And the mysql that comes with RHEL5 is 5.0. So if you want 5.1 you'll need to
> install you're own mysql also.
> Anyway, the non standard packages we installed are
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> Subject: [Deploying Sakai] Very general advice regarding RHEL, MySQL
>> Very general advice regarding RHEL, MySQL
>> I¹ve recently moved to Melbourne Uni (from Oxford), and although I¹m a
>> developer, I¹m going to be heavily involved in the proposed move from a
>> commercial hosting arrangement, to our central IT Services.
>> We¹ll be moving from CentOS to RHEL.
>> Judging by the production details in Confluence, RHEL 5 is used by quite a
>> few institutions ‹ are there any issues with specific versions of RHEL 5?
>> We¹ll probably go for the latest.
>> Similarly with MySQL, we¹ll be using 5.1, but are there any issues with
>> specific versions? Better to install using a package manager or download an
>> RPM from MySQL?
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