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The Okapi-Stripes Platform – consisting of Okapi, Stripes, and related components – was initially developed to be the infrastructure for the FOLIO LSP project.  It is seen now as a generally useful infrastructure component for other projects.  The most well-known project to use the Okapi-Stripes Platform is the “FOLIO Library Services Platform (LSP)” suite of apps intended to replace the functionality of an integrated library system. The Okapi-Stripes Platform, however, is problem-domain agnostic: it enables developers to build software solutions that solve many problems in the library space. (In fact, it would facilitate solutions even outside the library domain.)  For instance, the recently announced Project ReShare uses the Okapi-Stripes Platform.

The Okapi-Stripes Platform is a true multi-tenant application environment for web-based applications (or "apps"). The concept is similar to Google’s office suite and other web-hosted, extensible environments. A tenant is like a workspace in the Okapi-Stripes Platform, which is typically specific to a library or organization. It has its own set of apps, its own users, and its own data. Multiple tenants, each using a variety of apps, run on a single installed instance of the Okapi-Stripes Platform.  Apps are deployed independently for each tenant, so libraries can adapt an Okapi-Stripes Platform-based solution to their needs by selecting which apps to use.