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Notes on the Scholarly Infrastructure Technical Summit (SITS)

Ithaca, NY Dave Challis, Systems Group, School of Electronics and Computer Science, University of Southampton, has provided a summary of the recent SITS meeting held in San Jose, CA. The goal of the group ( is to:

"Share real world experience between operational technicians (CTOs, Lead Developers, Head System Administrators, etc) so as to assure that internationally we are all DRY (Don't Repeat Yourself) i.e. saving technical operational money by learning from each other's previous experiences. "

 The report highlights discussions of the following topics of mutual interest to the group:

  1. Authentication/Authorisation
  2. RDF/Linked Data
  3. Web Archiving
  4. People/Author Identifiers
  5. Microservices
  6. Curriculum/Training Development
  7. Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
  8. Lightweight Languages

 Read the full report here: