Re: [greenstone-users] Hosting services for Greenstone

From John Rowe
DateThu, 25 Jan 2007 15:26:52 +1300
Subject Re: [greenstone-users] Hosting services for Greenstone
In-Reply-To (BAY120-W12EADDE22356399D7E8E6ECEAE0-phx-gbl)
Hi Carmel,

We've been looking into hosting Greenstone collections for smaller
organisations such as yours. If you're interested, email me at
johnr@dlconsulting.com and we can talk.


Cheers,
John Rowe

DL Consulting
Greenstone Digital Library and Digitisation Specialists
contact@dlconsulting.com
www.dlconsulting.com


On 22/01/2007, at 8:47 PM, carmel k wrote:

> Hello,
>
>
> Our archive www.israeli-left-archive.org is developed with
> Greenstone software and is currently hosted at home. Which implies
> limited bandwidth, no fault tolerance, little security and all the
> other implications.
>
>
> We would like very much to use a third party hosting service.
> However, we discovered that Greenstone's usage of different
> executables in different places in the software is a problem, since
> standard hosting services support only standard web interface. This
> basically implies that we must do co-location (meaning put our own
> server with the greenstone software installed in a third party
> hosting service), which raises the monthly rates drastically, to
> levels that we cant afford.
>
>
> Our questions are as follows:
>
> 1) Does anyone know of public hosting services that support
> Greenstone and that are affordable (under $20-30/month) that we
> might use?
>
> 2) What are the non-standard executables that only Greenstone
> uses? And are they only for the GLI?
>
> 3) And if so, is there a way that we can host only the GUI?
> That is, use the librarian interface locally but have the data and
> the GUI work from a third party hosting server.
>
>
> Thanks in advance for any help.
>
>
>
>
>
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