Center for Professional Education (CPE) is a department at MET that runs non-credit programs. It has a custom build application to run all CPE related applications and databases. CPE AIS system is hosted by MET IT. For testing purposes of all updates and changes we built the test environment for marketing department: CPE-TEST .
CPE AIS SYSTEM OVERVIEW
The CPE applications and databases structure consists of five applications, one website,two transactional databases, and one decision support database.
This structure is distributed among four virtual servers, consisting of a web server, database server, terminal server, and a file server.
The applications consist of three Access-based applications: CPE_APPS.MDB, CPE_LISTREQUEST.MDB, and CPEWEB.MDE;
and two Visual Basic6 applications: CPEFINANCE.EXE and CPESCHED.EXE.
The two transactional databases are CPE and CPEWEB.
The website is PROFESSIONAL.BU.EDU.
The decision support database is CPEOLAP.
All of the applications reside on a file server with a share, CPEAPPS on MET FILESERVER
is accessible through BU Active Directory. Transaction databases and the decision
support database reside on CPESQL.BU.EDU server. The web site resides on
CPE.BU.EDU. The terminal server is CPETSS.BU.EDU.