[IPT] System requirements for IPT

Tim Robertson (GBIF) trobertson at gbif.org
Fri Aug 26 16:59:26 CEST 2011

Dear Massimo

> Thank you for the quick reply!

You are very welcome.

> Yes there will be for the moment a single DBMS with 2 big databases  
> (1.2 GB and 800 MB respectively).
> We would like to create a single hub for the synchronization of  
> several other databases in future (someone will be really huge).
> Which configuration can you suggest us?

I don't anticipate any special configuration is needed.  Tomcat likes  
around 128MB of memory and you'll of course need enough disk space.

> Would it be possible to create a test environment with you for  
> testing the sync from our server?

Sure.  If you get the resources mapped, we can verify that they are  


> Thank you,
> Massimo
> From: Tim Robertson (GBIF) [mailto:trobertson at gbif.org]
> Sent: Friday, August 26, 2011 16:50
> To: Buonaiuto, Massimo (Bioversity)
> Cc: ipt at lists.gbif.org
> Subject: Re: [IPT] System requirements for IPT
> Dear Massimo
> You are likely to be the first person to really use *large* datasets  
> in the IPT, although we have put several 10s of millions of records  
> in a test environment.
> The IPT has been carefully designed to use a low memory footprint.   
> To start with, I would recommend 128MB for Tomcat, and enough disk  
> space to hold your output archives.  There are no particular  
> requirements other than disk space for larger datasets.
> Will the input be sourced from a database?
> Best wishes,
> Tim
> On Aug 26, 2011, at 4:46 PM, Buonaiuto, Massimo (Bioversity) wrote:
> Dear IPT staff,
> My name is Massimo Buonaiuto, Multimedia Web Specialist at  
> Bioversity International.
> I am very interested in installing locally the IPT for the  
> synchronization of some datasets we have with GBIF.
> At the moment we plan to synchronize about 5 GB and I would like to  
> receive suggestions and best practices for a correct and  
> successfully installation in-house.
> Thank you and kind regards,
> Massimo
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