In this section, you will find installation instructions for Islandora, aimed at different use cases:
ISLE is a community developed and supported set of resources for quickly building and updating a fully functioning Islandora platform using a system building tool called Docker. The ISLE documentation provides clear instructions on how to do the following types of installations and updates:
New ISLE: create a new ISLE instance on a production, staging or development server
Update ISLE: update a preexisting ISLE instance with improvements and security updates
Migrate to ISLE: migrate a non-ISLE Islandora 7x instance to ISLE on a production, staging or development server
Test/Demo ISLE: create a new ISLE instance on my laptop or workstation
Traditional Islandora Installation Methods
- Manual Server Installation (Copy): suitable for full installations of Islandora in a development or production environment. Aimed at users with some technical experience.
- Manual Migration/Upgrade: suitable for existing Islandora installations, covering the migration or upgrade of each major component of an Islandora site: Drupal, Islandora Modules, and Fedora.
- Virtual Machine (Test/Demo): suitable for new users who want explore or experiment with Islandora, requiring minimal time and set-up. Aimed at a general audience.
Notes on known issues and improvements in the latest release and canonical links to download each module.