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CAS Version

CAS Population

# of CASified Applications



University of Connecticut

IBM Java 1.4.2


~ 50,000



SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 9, virtualized on a z890 mainframe

Dartmouth College

Sun Java 1.5


15k staff/students + 70k alumni

~50 including Blackboard, Nolij, Documentum, Shibboleth, all PL/SQL apps, Trac


2x Dell 1855 Dual 3Ghz Xeon 4GB RAM, Raid 1 HDDs; Running under RHEL 4 inside Apache 2.0.x/Tomcat 5.5 with mod_jk; currently hot/warm manual failover. Will be hot/hot with JBoss clustering when new load balancer is installed

Virginia Tech

Sun Java 1.5


~ 60,000

~ 15 (expected to increase) include uPortal, SciQuest, Banner Self-Service,
Confluence Wiki, VT Fileman, and numerous departmental web applications


2 Dell PowerEdge 2650s.  Each server has dual 2.4GHz and 2GB RAM. Servers are behind a load balancer and configured as a primary server with secondary hot failover.

Ministère de l'Agriculture et de la Pêche

Sun Java 1.5






California Polytechnic State University

Sun Java 1.3

2.x, modified

~ 60,000

~20, including uPortal, Blackboard, Oracle apps, PeopleSoft, Remedy, Confluence

Peak 25/sec, work day ave 3-4/sec.

3 x Sun V240 dual processor, 4GB RAM / WebSphere

Sony Online Entertainment

Sun Java 1.5


~ 500,000




University of Hawaii

Sun Java 1.5

2.0.6 server modified




Sun V100 1xUltraSPARC-IIe 500 MHz with 1.0 GB RAM running Solaris 8 and a slave Sun ONE Directory Server instance.

University of Saskatchewan

Sun Java 1.5


~ 1000 (30K potential)

blogs, wikis, a web-based file manager and miscellaneous other web sites


HP DL-380 with two 3.4 GHz Intel Xeon processors and 4 GB of memory, running Linux.

Rutgers University

Sun Java 1.5

CAS 3.2.1

~ 50,000

> 20


Sun Fire V120, 1-UltraSPARC-IIe 648 Mhz, 2 GB RAM, 2-72 GB HD

Universidad de Navarra



~ 20,000

> 15

> 4

2x IBM x335 2xPentium XEON 3.0 (4 Gb RAM) running Oracle Application Server behind a foundry serveriron for load balancing

Nancy 2

Sun Java 1.6

CAS 3.3.2

~ 20,000

~ 25


IBM X350 2xPentium XEON 3.2, 4 Gb RAM (running ldap replica)
same machine in failover mode only and using memcached

British Columbia Institute of Technology

SUN's jre 1.4.2






Yale University

Sun 1.4.2

CAS 2.x




Sun Enterprise 280R moving to Dell 2950

CSU, Chico

Sun 1.6

CAS 2.x



Varies dramatically

Dell PowerEdge 2850, RHEL 3

University of South Florida

Sun 1.6

CAS 3.2.1

55K Student/Staff 100K Alumni

In Production: GoogleApps, MediaWiki,  departmental webapps
In Testing: Blackboard (8/08), Shibboleth (7/08), Banner (12/08)


2x Dell PE 850 (Pentium4D @ 2.8Ghz; 2GB RAM); Failover to warm standby using Heartbeat.


University of Lethbridge

Sun Java 1.7

CAS 3.5.2~30,000


  • Moodle
  • Shibboleth

2 x Virtual Machine/Debian/Behind a Load Balancer. Using Ehcache for HA/Clustering.

Tomcat 7.

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