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From Daniel Shahaf <...@daniel.shahaf.name>
Subject Re: Why are there multiple installations of the wiki?
Date Tue, 05 Jun 2012 08:52:36 GMT
Joshi, Tilak (GSFC-423.0)[COLUMBUS TECHNOLOGIES AND SERVICES INC] wrote on Mon, Jun 04, 2012
at 13:05:20 -0500:
> I recently opened an issue in the JIRA system
> (INFRA-4879<https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/INFRA-4879>), but
> was referred to this mailing list instead.  Please see my question
> below:
> 
> We are evaluating an installation for a multi-project wiki for the
> EOSDIS organization within NASA, and we noticed that you guys run
> multiple installations of the underlying wiki software.
> 

We run two installations:

http://wiki.apache.org/ (moinmoin)
http://cwiki.apache.org/ (confluence)

Which are you referring to?  

> Is there a reason you chose a multi-installation approach vs an
> aggregated single installation hosting all projects?
> 
> Our possible con we found for multi-installation approach is the
> updating/patching process. Any update or patch would have to be
> propagated through multiple installations, instead of a single
> installation. This adds overhead and creates room for error.
> 
> We are open to how we implement our solution. We respect the opinion
> of the community at large, and any insight as to the pros and cons of
> the aforementioned approaches would be very helpful.
> 
> Thanks,
> Tj
> 
> ~
> Tilak Joshi
> Senior Web Architect
> NASA Goddard Space Flight Center (Contractor)
> e: tilak.joshi@nasa.gov

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