The Ed-Fi Tech Suite Installer installs and configures components of the Ed-Fi Technical Suite. The Installer automates the numerous configuration steps for Windows Server, Internet Information Server, and SQL Server required to get an instance of the Tech Suite up and running.
The three primary Ed-Fi applications that the Ed-Fi Tech Suite Installer installs are:
Ed-Fi ODS / API
The Installer is provided in two editions: a point-and-click executable and PowerShell scripts. The point-and-click executable is designed for quick installations on a single computer, suitable for simple deployment environments, staging environments, and test scenarios. The PowerShell scripts are editable and can be used to customize a complex deployment or for use with common deployment frameworks.
Who is the Installer For?
Those who are interesting in using or evaluating Ed-Fi technology. Typically, end-users have a technical background, including:
IT and system administrators
What About the Ed-Fi ODS / API?
The Ed-Fi ODS / API is available via source code along with comprehensive technical documentation. The Tech Suite Installer does not replace the Ed-Fi ODS / API, only helps install and configure it.