NorthPoint Solutions has worked with the number one Children's Hospital in the US. The goal was to create an enterprise architecture to support all media files. The hospital has 10 gigabytes of assets that needed to be shared across multiple instances of OpenCms outside of the database for performance reasons.
To meet these criteria, we developed the File System Module for OpenCms.
The purpose of this module is to decrease the amount of overhead associated with storing binary assets in the virtual file system (VFS). The module allows OpenCms users to upload binary assets to the real file system (RFS) through an HTML interface, and provide a reference to those binary assets by dynamically creating OpenCms content type. Also included in this module is a search implementation of the binary assets through the reference object in OpenCms. Users can search the VFS and the search results will display a path to each binary asset's location in the RFS.
The presentation covered the specific details of the module, how it can be successfully implemented at many organizations (especially those with enterprise architectures), and why this would be an important tool for developers to consider for many projects.
Dec 9, 2016 - OCEE 5.5.0 supports OpenCms 10.5.0 and brings seveal improvements to the LDAP Connector. It also adds more shell commands for remote cluster administration, and fixes some issues. Updated OCEE packages for 10.0, 9.x and 8.x based OpenCms installations are also available.
Nov 30, 2016 - OpenCms 10.5 focuses on site localization, adding tools for assisted translation of pages and sitemaps. Many usability improvements have been made for the Page Editor and the Explorer. OpenCms 10.5 also ships a much improved version of the Apollo Template. Based on Bootstrap, the Apollo Template is fully customizable without coding.
Nov 30, 2016 - The OpenCms 10.5 release notes contain detailed information about the new features and fixes in this version.
Nov 30, 2016 - Test OpenCms 10.5 using the official image from the Docker hub registry - the fastest way to evaluate and test OpenCms.