Search · Index

OpenACS system

OpenACS is a n-tier architecture web application toolkit built on these software components:

  1. OpenACS toolkit en:openacs-subsystem
  2. an interpretive, markup language en:tcl
  3. a robust, http server en:aolserver
  4. a mature, relational database management system (RDMS) en:postgresql or en:oracle that follows the SQL standard (Why not MySQL?) and uses a procedural language (PL/SQL or PL/pgSQL).
  5. unix-like operating system en:os-nix

And works well with minimum hardware requirements (en:docs-install).

Chart Showing the parts of OpenACS

OpenACS System Chart

The blue dotted line hints at the path of a dynamic page request --from client to server and back. Each of the subsystems on the left can be directly accessed by a page request, whereas the database is only indirectly accessible. The arrows represent the pools of database connections that help manage queries --one of the key reasons that OpenACS performs well.

previous October 2017
Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat
1 (1) 2 3 4 (1) 5 6 7
8 9 10 (1) 11 12 13 14
15 16 (1) 17 18 (3) 19 20 21
22 23 24 25 26 27 28
29 30 31 1 2 3 4

Popular tags

17 , 5.9.0 , 5.9.1 , ad_form , ADP , ajax , aolserver , asynchronous , bgdelivery , bootstrap , bugtracker , CentOS , COMET , CSP , CSRF , cvs , debian , emacs , engineering-standards , fedora , FreeBSD , guidelines , host-node-map , hstore , includelets , install , installation , installers , install-ns , javascript
No registered users in community xowiki
in last 30 minutes
Contributors

OpenACS.org