We want to mirror hydroseek
- Need to set up DNS to monitor, and take up and down
Google Urchin code:
_uacct = "UA-3065913-1";
Issues to address:
- Send email to people when their data is accesses
Initial Note from Catherine
One of the things that came up in that discussion is that there really are at least two different “hydroseek”s.
- The rock solid one that is available at all times and serves the current needs of the community.
- The cutting edge one that may be unavailable from time to time and is under development to serve the future needs of the community that eventually rolls features into the rock solid one.
Most (naïve) users will use the first one. Experts and the cutting edge users that want to try the new features will often use the second one.
So, what we’d like to propose is that we have 3 sites:
- The cutting edge site will be at Drexel.
- The first “stable” site will be at SDSC.
- A mirror “stable” site will be at BWC.
Barring unforeseen problems, we’d synchronize the data across all three. Users that connect via the http://www.hydroseek.org will be directed to either SDSC or BWC site. Users that want the cutting edge experience can use a longer redirected path (maybe http://www.hydroseek.org/coolnewstuff?). We propose that “the truth” is located at SDSC. In other words, in the event of conflict between the databases, the copy at SDSC is “the right one”.
As you point out, HydroTagger is a necessary component of any solution. We’d continue to operate that via the http://water.sdsc.edu/tagger/ site. Longer term, we may well want to build that out under the http://www.hydroseek.org URL as well. (The wonder of the web – you never know where that dog you’re talking to really is.)
If that all seems reasonable, we’d get this sorted by AGU and see how it goes through early 08. Some experience operating the three sites will teach us a lot. Who on your side should we work with on the gory details?