Tag: Cloud

VIDEO and SLIDES from the NDSA Infrastructure Interest Group Presentation: Uncovering the True Cost of Cloud Storage

VIDEO and SLIDES from the NDSA Infrastructure Interest Group Presentation: Uncovering the True Cost of Cloud Storage

Heather Greer Klein, Services Coordinator for DuraSpace, presented to the NDSA Infrastructure Interest Group December 2018 meeting about determining the full cost of Amazon Web Services when planning for cloud storage. These costs include highly variable charges such as the monthly data transfer and export. While these charges are bundled into an annual invoice as… Read more »

The Digital Preservation Network (DPN) to Cease Operations

The Digital Preservation Network (DPN) to Cease Operations

Message to DPN members from the DPN nodes Yesterday the Digital Preservation Network (DPN) announced plans to cease operations. The individual nodes that collectively provided preservation services to DPN seek to reassure the DPN membership as well as the larger academic and digital preservation communities that we remain confident about the future of digital preservation.… Read more »

Announcing DuraCloud Canada: Linking Data Repositories to Preservation Storage

Announcing DuraCloud Canada: Linking Data Repositories to Preservation Storage

DuraSpace and the University of Toronto Libraries in collaboration with Scholars Portal and COPPUL (Council of Prairie and Pacific University Libraries) are pleased to announce a new joint project “DuraCloud Canada: Linking Data Repositories to Preservation Storage” funded by CANARIE, a vital component of Canada’s digital infrastructure supporting research, education and innovation. The purpose of… Read more »

DuraCloud 5.0 Release Integrates HTTP Live Streaming (HLS)

DuraCloud 5.0 Release Integrates HTTP Live Streaming (HLS)

DuraCloud customers can now select HTTP Live Streaming (HLS) as an option for streaming files. HLS is widely supported by browsers and mobile devices and allows for non-Flash video and audio players. HLS is supported by HTML5 video and audio tags. Both open and secure streaming options are available for HLS through DuraCloud, allowing your… Read more »

All Skills Needed: Collaborate on DuraCloud during the Mozilla Global Sprint on May 10-11

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Whatever your skill level or expertise, the Mozilla Global Sprint needs you! Register to participate and you’ll have the opportunity to work on our project, Open Sourcing DuraCloud: Beyond the License on May 10-11. Our goals for the two-day virtual event are to work with a diverse group of collaborators from a variety of backgrounds and skill sets in whatever capacity… Read more »

Registration Open: “DuraCloud in 2018: What’s New? What’s Next for the Software & the Service?”

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DuraSpace presents a community webinar, “DuraCloud in 2018: What’s New? What’s Next for the Software & the Service?” on Thursday, May 24, 2018 at 1:00p.m. ET.  Presented by Heather Greer Klein, DuraSpace Services Coordinator. Many institutions and organizations are looking to secure their data in the cloud, but have concerns about preservation best practices and local technical… Read more »

Hyku News: Service Providers Collaborate to Pursue Hyku Development Goals

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Service providers interested in offering hosted Hyku repository services have begun meeting regularly to collaborate on development goals. Service providers working on the initiative include CoSector, Data Curation Experts, DuraSpace, Notch8, Stanford University Libraries, Texas Digital Library, and Ubiquity Press. Service provider representatives discussed how to work together to advance development goals without duplicating effort. Addressing current issues related to bulk import and updating… Read more »

DuraCloud Selected as a Featured Open Source Project for Mozilla Global Sprint

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DuraSpace is excited to announce that its project, Open Sourcing DuraCloud: Beyond the License has been selected as a featured projectfor the Mozilla Foundation Global Sprint to be held May 10th-11th, 2018. The Global Sprint is a collaborative event meant to “hack and build projects for a healthy internet.” The Sprint will allow people from many backgrounds —… Read more »

Research Graph VIVO Cloud Pilot

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Attention: faculty information, grants, and repository managers! You’re invited to participate in a project aimed at collecting, augmenting, and making discoverable patterns of faculty collaboration and research outputs through a pilot led by Research Graph and VIVO, and managed by Duraspace as a not-for-profit venture. The proposed project will: Create a Neo4j graph database from sample data representing faculty, publications,… Read more »

DuraSpace Accepted into Cohort of Mozilla Open Leaders

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DuraSpace is thrilled to announce its acceptance into the latest cohort of the Mozilla Open Leaders program, with its project Open Sourcing DuraCloud: Beyond the License. Mozilla Open Leaders is a 12-week, online mentorship & training course. It focuses on growing a culture of openness in innovation and research, as well as, fueling the Internet Health movement… Read more »