Product Training Syllabus

Core Spatial Technology: System Administration

Core Spatial Technology: System Administration
What will I learn from this course?

To realise the full performance that users expect, installations of Smallworld Core Spatial Technology require regular maintenance. The System Administration Training teaches students how to administer a Smallworld Core installation.

Who Should Attend?

Personnel responsible for performing Smallworld system administration tasks


There are no mandatory prerequisites. Ideally, students should have experience of:

Using Smallworld applications, such as the example Professional and Administration applications delivered with Smallworld Core

System administration (Windows or UNIX)

Smallworld Magik

Course Duration

3 Days

Course Objectives

Install Smallworld products

Configure a Smallworld Core installation

Build and maintain images

Manage access to Smallworld databases

Back up Smallworld databases

Course Agenda


Product installation

Product configuration

User configuration

Emacs and Magik

Loading products and modules

Applications and user interfaces


Dataset Controller


Releases, upgrades and patches


Other facilities

Images for application servers


Backup and integrity

Problem solving and disaster recovery