[TriLUG] Good Open-Source MySQL Portal-Maker?
jdturner at nc.rr.com
Thu Feb 9 11:39:28 EST 2006
I just ran across this today, I think it might work for your project,
but I have no other knowledge of it.
On Feb 9, 2006, at 2:18 AM, John Turner wrote:
> If you are willing to write a little PHP you could use PEAR
> Some docs can be found at http://opensource.21st.de/13.html
> On Feb 9, 2006, at 12:25 AM, James Brigman wrote:
>> Hey TriLUGers - Currently at work, we use a MS-SQL database for
>> servers and various configuration parameters about said servers:
>> CPU #
>> and speed, RAM, Disk, lease end date, etc. It's all manual, and
>> it's an
>> extreme pain to use and update (manually). Worse yet, it's not
>> web-delivered, multi-user and remote sites can't use it at all. Plus,
>> performance over WAN links is terrible.
>> This seems like a perfect application to host on MySQL fronted with a
>> web-form type front end. I'd love nothing better than to pull the
>> out of the MS-SQL database and put it into MySQL, then serve it
>> using an
>> authenticated, Apache-served web page.
>> My question to the list is: has anyone built MySQL databases
>> your equipment inventories and fronted with web portals where you can
>> add/edit/delete the various bits of data?
>> And if anyone is doing such a thing, is there a good tool for quickly
>> making such a database portal, or am I just being a database n00b by
>> assuming it's a major deal to do it from the ground up without a
>> tool to
>> help? (I figure things like drop-downs, select fields and data typing
>> are non-trivial to do in a web form.)
>> More importantly, is anyone using such a portal as a foundation for,
>> say, NAGIOS monitoring, such that the NAGIOS tool uses the
>> database to
>> know what to monitor? What say you big pulsing *NIX brains of the
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