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Fri 01 Dec 2006

Setting up the Herpnet server

Category : NUS

Converting to Herpnet schema - Aaron's writing Python scripts that will extract the Raffles Museum herptile database in Excel and convert it MySQL - this database which will become the data storage serve DiGiR.

Excel ==Python script==> mySQL ==> DiGiR query --> Herpnet Web Portal

Purchasing server - a server by Dell or IBM would take a couple of weeks to show up. Although the IBM guy was responsive and tried to provide a solution, we could not wait that long (DiGiRman would be in Belgium by then or even Paris). So we dropped in on Storage Studio Singapore where I have bought all my 8 hardisks since 2001 when SLS-expert Raymond first introduced me to the shop.

Yusuke Kinoshita put a system together with us and delivered it yesterday afternoon when we were in Ubin. He had to grab a 10,000 rpm hardisk from a distributor and make his way down. Wonder what he thought of the Raffles Museum's Public Gallery.

Downloading Ubuntu Linux - this is a distribution of Linux that Aaron is familiar with. The user interface was designed to introduce non-Linux users to this open source system,. i.e. people like myself.

See DiGiRman's November Archives.

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