This document will review basic setup of your dicom database. You will need root (sudo) permissions, and ideally the ability to serve a web application (via a Docker image).
Before you start, you should make sure that you have Docker and docker-compose installed, and a complete script for setting up the dependencies for any instance is provided. You should walk through this carefully to make sure everything completes, and importantly, to install docker you will need to log in and out. You should then clone the repo, and we recommend a location like
cd /opt git clone https://www.github.com/pydicom/dicom-database cd dicom-database
This will mean your application base is located at
/opt/dicom-database and we recommend that your data folder (where your system process will add files) be maintained at
/opt/dicom-database/data. You don’t have to do this, but if you don’t, you need to change the folder in the docker-compose.yml to where you want it to be. For example, right now we map
data in the application’s directory to
/data in the container, and it looks like this:
uwsgi: restart: always image: vanessa/dicom-database volumes: - ./data:/data
to change that to
/tmp/dcm you would change that line to:
uwsgi: restart: always image: vanessa/dicom-database volumes: - /tmp/dcm:/data
You should next configure your application.