Fedora Software Distribution

  1. Release Notes
  2. Installation Guide
  3. Upgrade and Migration Guide
  4. Distribution Structure
  5. Fedora License & Copyright
  6. Java Doc
  7. Report on Performance Testing
  8. Summary of Major Features

Fedora Digital Objects

  1. Fedora Digital Object Model
  2. Fedora Object XML (FOXML)

Fedora Repository and Service Framework

  1. New Features

    1. Security Architecture - Configurations, Authentication, and SSL
    2. Security Architecture - XACML-based Policy Enforcement
      1. Writing XACML Policies for Fedora
      2. Policy Validation Utility
      3. Reload Policies Utility
    3. Security Architecture - Backend Security for Remote Service Callbacks
    4. Fedora Service Framework
      1. Directory Ingest Service (DirIngest)
      2. OAI Provider Service (Proai-based)
    5. Repository Rebuilder Utility


  2. Standard Features

    1. Open Source Software
    2. Service-oriented architecture
    3. Repository access and management as web service
    4. Flexible Digital Object Model
    5. Digital Object Identifiers and URIs
    6. Digital Object Relationships
    7. Datastream Versioning
    8. XML-based Ingest and Export
      1. FOXML Ingest Example
      2. METS Ingest Example
    9. XML-based Digital Object Storage
    10. Basic Search
    11. RDF-based Resource Index with Search
    12. Server Command Line Utilities
    13. Object Disseminators
      1. Binding to Fedora Local Services
      2. Binding to Remote Web Services
    14. Basic OAI Provider Interface
    15. Migration Utility
    16. Reporting Utility
    17. and more


  3. Fedora Repository - Web Service Interfaces

    1. API-A: Fedora Access Service (SOAP) [WSDL]
    2. API-A-LITE: Fedora Access Service (REST) [WSDL] [User Guide]
    3. API-A-M: Fedora Management Service (SOAP) [WSDL]
    4. API-A-M-LITE: Fedora Management Service (REST) [WSDL] [User Guide] (a work in progress)
    5. Search: Repository Search via API-A-Lite (REST): [User Guide]
    6. Simple OAI: OAI-PMH Provider (REST): [User Guide]
    7. RISearch: Resource Index Search (REST): [User Guide]


Fedora Clients

  1. Fedora Administrator (Java client application)
  2. Command-Line Utilities
  3. Access via Browser
  4. Sample SOAP Client (a Java servlet that wraps Fedora API-A calls)]

Fedora Tutorials

  1. Tutorial 1: Introduction--Basic Concepts in Fedora
  2. Tutorial 2: Getting Started--Creating Fedora Objects and Using Disseminators