System Upgrades | Online – May 27 – 28, 2020

Designed to give system administrators, IT project managers, and developers a realistic understanding for what is involved in upgrading Archibus, whether it be analyzing past and future schema changes, taking advantage of new technologies, or applying changes across multiple upgrade environments. Participants will review recommended procedures and tools for performing system upgrades. The session begins with an overview of a typical upgrade workflow, before walking through some of the tools available to administrators like the Database Upgrade Wizard, Schema Change Wizard, the Eclipse development environment, etc. Participants will also walk through common examples of system modifications and discuss methods for ensuring a smooth upgrade for each: changes to schema tables and fields, AXVW and JS files, CSS and image files, or Paginated reports and templates, etc. The course ends with a brief survey of new technologies to consider applying during upgrades: home pages, BIRT reports, Auto-lookup identifiers, HTML-5 drawings, etc.

Duuration: 2 – 2 hour sessions

Session 1:

Upgrade Workflow

Learn how to use the Database Update Wizard and scripts to perform upgrades from one version of Archibus to another

Database Schema Updates

Walkthrough how to create and modify database fields to include in applications and on reports, utilizing the Data Dictionary and Schema Change Wizard

Session 2:

Development Environment

Introduction to the Eclipse platform, available tools, and recommended coding practices within the ARCHIBUS API.

Technology Upgrade Considerations

Survey of new technologies to consider applying during upgrades: home pages, BIRT reports, Auto-lookup identifiers, HTML-5 drawings, etc.

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