Lists the experts you need to manage systems and the professional expertise they
You need to round up the following experts in your company to get Jive up and running:
Makes decisions for the community and set it up using the User Interface. The Community
Admin needs to manage the community and set up permissions for places. For more
information, see Administering the Community.
Responsible for the administration of the database back-end to the Jive platform. DBAs
must configure, implement, provision and monitor databases supporting the Jive
environment, which supports PostgreSQL, MySQL, Oracle or SQL Server. The DBA or DBA Team
will be responsible for database sizing, resource allocation, backups, high-availability
and security of the database engine(s). For more information, look at our list of Supported Databases.
Directory Server Administrator
If you plan to provision Jive users from a directory
server such as LDAP or Active Directory, you'll need in-house or consulting expertise in
operating and maintaining enterprise-level directories.
Linux System Administrator
The Linux sysadmin should know how to navigate a Linux environment to set up and
maintain Jive. Linux sysadmins will perform upgrades, provision, install/configure,
operate, and maintain the Jive system hardware, software and related infrastructure. For
more information, see Administering the