[OPEN-ILS-GENERAL] Horizon to EverGreen Conversation

Deanna Frazee dfrazee at ci.killeen.tx.us
Thu Oct 30 12:50:27 EDT 2008

We are in the process of migrating from Horizon to Evergreen right now,
with the help of Alpha-G Consulting.  Alpha-G has set up our test server
with Debian, so I feel sure they could point you in the right direction.
You can contact them at john at alphagconsulting.com.

Deanna Frazee
Killeen City Library System
(254) 501-8995
(254) 501-7704 (fax)
dfrazee at ci.killeen.tx.us
> -----Original Message-----
> From: open-ils-general-bounces at list.georgialibraries.org
> general-bounces at list.georgialibraries.org] On Behalf Of Tim Jordan
> Sent: Wednesday, October 29, 2008 11:17 AM
> To: Evergreen Discussion Group
> Subject: [OPEN-ILS-GENERAL] Horizon to EverGreen Conversation
> Hello and thanks for reading.
> I'm a Systems Admin that has been asked to setup a test environment
> Evergreen.  I've done so on my laptop with the Vmware image available.
> Nice way to get a quick look at the program!  I'm now in the process
> installing Evergreen on a standalone Debian server.  I'm about 1/2 way
> through the install.
> I'm now thinking ahead on the conversion process.  I know very little
> about how this type of software works.  I know that the Horizon system
> currently in use is a MSSQL back end.  Although I don't understand the
> structure of the db's involved; I have migrated SQL to MySQL.  I'm
> comfortable with MySQL.  I've never used Postgres.
> Can anyone advise me on how I might start looking into the migration
> process?
> What might be a good way to test Evergreen?
> Should I look at dumping the current Horizon db into my Evergreen test
> environment?
> Any pointers to organizations that have already done this (Horizon ->
> Evergreen) would be greatly appreciated.
> Thank you,
> Tim Jordan

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