Databases and Database-driven Applications
Oracle Database 10g
The Oracle Database runs in Version 10g (g = Grid Control) and is acting as Data Repository for the Infopark CMS Fiona Content Management System.
MySQL 5 Database
Its main applications are
- the editorial boards to maintain seminar announcements, staff data, publication references and library data
- the Wiki systems
- the Mantis Trouble Ticket system
- the "unattended" system management tool
A Master-Slave replication to the MySQL servers in the Demilitarized Zone (DMZ) is established. Furthermore, it can be used as a multi purpose system for various applications by every Scientist at the Institute.
Exclusively for the OMERO application (mainly used by the Lightmicroscopy Facilty, Dr. Günter Giese), a PostgreSQL Server was set up. OMERO a is modern server and client software for visualising, managing, and annotating microscope images and metadata. It is a collection of separate components that provide image visualisation, annotation, importing, archiving, protocol recording, and user administration. OMERO consists of Java Enterprise server components and Java client applications.