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<p class="MsoNormal"><span style="color:#1F497D">Thanks Jia!<o:p></o:p></span></p>
<p class="MsoNormal"><span style="color:#1F497D"><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></p>
<p class="MsoNormal"><span style="color:#1F497D">I&#8217;m not certain but I think we run Windows rather than Linux&#8230;would that make a difference?<o:p></o:p></span></p>
<p class="MsoNormal"><span style="color:#1F497D"><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></p>
<p class="MsoNormal"><span style="color:#1F497D">Nick<o:p></o:p></span></p>
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<p class="MsoNormal"><b><span lang="EN-US" style="font-size:10.0pt;font-family:&quot;Tahoma&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;">From:</span></b><span lang="EN-US" style="font-size:10.0pt;font-family:&quot;Tahoma&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;"> eprints-tech-bounces@ecs.soton.ac.uk [mailto:eprints-tech-bounces@ecs.soton.ac.uk]
<b>On Behalf Of </b>Tian, Jia<br>
<b>Sent:</b> 07 December 2012 11:20<br>
<b>To:</b> eprints-tech@ecs.soton.ac.uk<br>
<b>Subject:</b> [EP-tech] Re: VM requirements<o:p></o:p></span></p>
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<p class="MsoNormal"><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></p>
<p class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-size:12.0pt;color:#1F497D">Dear Nick,<o:p></o:p></span></p>
<p class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-size:12.0pt;color:#1F497D"><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></p>
<p class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-size:12.0pt;color:#1F497D">I listed our demo server (a VM) running EPrints 3.8.8 for your reference. I believe EPrints is really a resource saving software.
<o:p></o:p></span></p>
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<p class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-size:12.0pt;color:#1F497D">CPU: 1 CPU<o:p></o:p></span></p>
<p class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-size:12.0pt;color:#1F497D">Memory: 2GB RAM<o:p></o:p></span></p>
<p class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-size:12.0pt;color:#1F497D">Total Disk: 60GB (now we only use 6GB, so I believe you could downgrade the amount to 30GB for instance)<o:p></o:p></span></p>
<p class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-size:12.0pt;color:#1F497D">MYSQL version:</span>
<span style="font-size:12.0pt;color:#1F497D">5.0.26<o:p></o:p></span></p>
<p class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-size:12.0pt;color:#1F497D">Perl version: 5.8.8<o:p></o:p></span></p>
<p class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-size:12.0pt;color:#1F497D"><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></p>
<p class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-size:12.0pt;color:#1F497D">I would suggest to partition (mount) the disk into at least three:<o:p></o:p></span></p>
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<p class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-size:12.0pt;color:#1F497D">Our demo server is running on an old OS - SUSE 10 SP3, therefore the versions of Perl and MYSQL are quit old. It would be better to run latest OS. We use SUSE, but I believe other Linux distributions
 should be fine.<o:p></o:p></span></p>
<p class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-size:12.0pt;color:#1F497D"><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></p>
<p class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-size:12.0pt;color:#1F497D">Best Wishes,<o:p></o:p></span></p>
<p class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-size:12.0pt;color:#1F497D">Jia<o:p></o:p></span></p>
<p class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-size:12.0pt;color:#1F497D"><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></p>
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<p class="MsoNormal"><b><span lang="EN-US" style="font-size:10.0pt;font-family:&quot;Tahoma&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;">From:</span></b><span lang="EN-US" style="font-size:10.0pt;font-family:&quot;Tahoma&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;">
<a href="mailto:eprints-tech-bounces@ecs.soton.ac.uk">eprints-tech-bounces@ecs.soton.ac.uk</a>
<a href="mailto:[mailto:eprints-tech-bounces@ecs.soton.ac.uk]">[mailto:eprints-tech-bounces@ecs.soton.ac.uk]</a>
<b>On Behalf Of </b>Sheppard, Nick<br>
<b>Sent:</b> 07 December 2012 10:58<br>
<b>To:</b> <a href="mailto:eprints-tech@ecs.soton.ac.uk">eprints-tech@ecs.soton.ac.uk</a><br>
<b>Subject:</b> [EP-tech] VM requirements<o:p></o:p></span></p>
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<p class="MsoNormal">I&#8217;ve finally persuaded my line manager to let me have a virtual server to test EPrints possibly to replace our current commercial repository software.<o:p></o:p></p>
<p class="MsoNormal"><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></p>
<p class="MsoNormal">Our IT service has asked for &nbsp;vCPUs, RAM and Disk requirements in order to cost the project. Also any other specs I might need to emphasise &#8211; MySQL etc. Is anybody able to advise?<o:p></o:p></p>
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<p class="MsoNormal">Thanks<o:p></o:p></p>
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<p class="MsoNormal">Nick Sheppard<o:p></o:p></p>
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