About this guide

This guide describes the AI Suite architecture. It proposes deployment methods and answers common implementation questions. This guide will help an organization to plan the best architecture for the business thus delivering the most cost-effective AI Suite deployment.

Who should read this guide

This guide is intended for architects, infrastructure owners, consultants and partners.

Familiarity with infrastructure, configuration management and AI Suite basic concepts, as well as a good understanding of web technologies, is recommended.

How to use this guide

The following is a brief description of the contents of each section:

Deployment overview – Provides high level information about the AI Suite deployment inside existing infrastructure and a list with all applications default ports and protocols.

Configuration flow and Main data flow – Describe lifecycle of business configuration and financial data inside AI Suite.

AI Suite typical deployment – Describe the most common way to deploy AI Suite. It includes information regarding the communication paths for each AI Suite product.

AI Suite development deployment and AI Suite cluster deployment – Describe additional ways to deploy AI Suite.

The following table lists different use cases and the deployment method that is best suited for each use case:

Use case Deployment type
You are in the design phase / exits development Use AI Suite development deployment
You are in production Use AI Suite typical deployment
You have more than 250 concurrent users for manual correction Use AI Suite cluster deployment
You need high availability Use AI Suite cluster deployment
Note   Typical & Cluster deployment could be combined for different products depending of the needs. For example,if you have many concurrent users for InterPlay (400 users) and these users do not use the reporting feature, use the typical deployment for AI Suite Infrastructure (AI Suite Infrastructure deployment) and cluster deployment for InterPlay (Interplay deployment).

The following documents also provide useful information relating to AI Suite:

  • Axway Supported Platforms PDF
  • Lists the different operating systems, databases, browsers, and thick client platforms supported by each Axway product.
  • Axway Interoperability Matrix PDF
  • Provides product version and interoperability information for Axway products.

 

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