Center for Information Technology Services

Database Administration

The CITS Database Administration Group is responsible for the database design and management of the campus "enterprise level" database environments. This includes support of the development and production environments as it relates to installation of database software, capacity planning, database performance tuning, connectivity and security administration. In addition, the Database Group assists the applications and systems teams with the ongoing maintenance (e.g., upgrades, patches, applications tuning, trouble shooting) of the administrative and academic systems.  The DBMS software consists of Turbo Image and Oracle. Current areas of involvement include:

  • Accellion
  • Advance Alumni
  • Archibus - Space Management System
  • Blackboard Learning System
  • CITS Custom Web-based applications:
    • Procurement Card (Historical)
    • Common Security Database
    • FAS Web (Historical)
    • Coldfusion Web Applications
  • Coeus - Ressearch Proposal and Management System
  • Content Management System (Site Executive)
  • HRS Data Warehouse
  • Imagenow - Document Management System
  • MAXIMUS - Research Cost Management System
  • Compco MySoft - Telephone Billing
  • Questionmark - Student Assessment Tool
  • On-Demand - Training Video Development Tool
  • PeopleSoft Human Resources (eUM), Portal, Finance, and RAVEN
  • Research Data Warehouse

  • Student Information Management System (SIMS)

  • Student Web Registration (Student UseR Friendly System)

  • PeopleSoft Human Resources (eUM)

  • UM HP legacy systems

  • Vibe

The goal of the group is to ensure the availability, integrity and performance of these databases.