Instance Management

This page lists all of the systems that are maintained or managed by DLT, along with information about their current architecture.

Logical Diagrams

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Diagram of BbLearn systems (production)
Diagram of BbLearn systems (non-production)

Blackboard Learn Servers

We run several BBLearn servers, arranged into four instances. You can find more information on each instance below, or click an instance’s name to be taken to that instance.

Instance

Description

Technical Info

Production

Main environment used by the entire campus.

BBLearn Version

Q2 2017

Software Release Number

3200.0.1-rel.56+af64d14

Operating System

RHEL 6

Database Engine

Oracle 12.1.0.2.0

Database Instance

bb.bbdb1

JVM Version

1.8.0_131

JVM Heap / PermGen

8GB / 768MB

Apache Version

2.2.15(Unix)

Tomcat Version

7.0.52.0

Application Nodes

bbprd1
bbprd2
bbprd3
bbprd4
bbprd5
bbprd6
bbprd7

Staging

Test environment kept as close to production as possible.

BBLearn Version

Q2 2017 

Software Release Number

3200.0.1-rel.56+af64d14

Operating System

RHEL 6

Database Engine

Oracle 12.1.0.2.0

Database Instance

bbstage1.bbdb2

JVM Version

1.8.0_131

JVM Heap / PermGen

4GB / 768MB

Apache Version

2.2.15(Unix)

Tomcat Version

7.0.52.0

Application Nodes

bbstg1
bbstg2

Future

Test environment for upcoming major releases.

BBLearn Version

Q2 2017

Software Release Number

3200.0.1-rel.56+af64d14

Operating System

RHEL 6

Database Engine

Oracle 12.1.0.2.0

Database Instance

bbnext1.bbdb2

JVM Version

1.8.0_131

JVM Heap / PermGen

4GB / 768MB

Apache Version

2.2.15(Unix)

Tomcat Version

7.0.55.0

Application Nodes

bbtst1
bbtst2

Other Internal Servers

This table lists other servers that are hosted on-campus.

Instance

Description

Technical Info

BbLearn Self-Service

BBLSS for Learn Production.

Host

Apphost

Database Engine

MySQL

BbLearn Self-Service Dev

BBLSS for Learn Staging.

Host

Apphostdev

Database Engine

MySQL

BbLearn Self-Service Future

BBLSS for Learn Future.

Host

Apphostdev

Database Engine

MySQL

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External Services

This table lists off-campus services that interact with our systems.

Instance

Description

Technical Info

Cengage

Publisher content.

Flickr Mashup

Content provider.

Kaltura

Media gallery and screen capture.

Lynda.com

Content provider.

McGraw-Hill

Publisher content.

NBC Classroom

Content provider.

Pearson

Publisher content.

SlideShare Mashup

Content provider.

Turnitin

Assignment turnin service.

Wiley Plus

Publisher content.

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