Sorting Out Differences Between DSpace or Fedora Repositories and Content Management Systems
Ithaca, NY Institutional repositories and content management systems (CMS) hold and manage multiple types of content for a variety of purposes. To understand the differences between the two systems DuraSpace offers an analysis that highlights both similarities and differences for those who are making choices with regard to establishing a CMS such as Drupal, an open source repository system such as DSpace or Fedora, or a hybrid of both such as Islandora.
Read the DuraSpace FAQ > Open Technologies: "What is the difference between a Repository and a CMS (Content Management System)?" [link: http://www.duraspace.org/faq]