Tag: Hydra

Balancing Community, Commitment, and Innovation–The 2017 DuraSpace Membership Campaign

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Austin, TX  The 2017 DuraSpace Membership Campaign gets underway this week. The campaign raises funds to support the continued advancement of DSpace, Fedora and VIVO open source software projects. DuraSpace proudly provides these applications for free for anyone to use. Our projects rely on membership fees to balance paying for staff who provide technical leadership, direct strategic planning, organize community outreach, and… Read more »

Fedora Repository Contributor Danny Bernstein–A Musical Approach to Fedora Flexibility

The Fedora repository project relies on many individuals and institutions to ensure the project's success. We are grateful for their commitment and will showcase their contributions in a series of community profiles aimed at recognizing our contributors’ achievements, and introducing them to the rest of the community. This is the first article in the Fedora… Read more »

WATCH a Hyku Demo: ResourceSync Change Lists, Bulk Import, Admin Dashboard++

From Mike Giarlo, Technical Manager, Hydra-in-a-Box project, on behalf of the Hyku repository tech team Stanford, CA  Here's the latest demo of advances made on Hyku. This demo covers work done in January and February of 2017—including ResourceSync change lists, load-testing and bulk import, administrative dashboard UI refinements, and group management—and is now available: https://youtu.be/wwlr9UuiahU To view all… Read more »

PARTICIPATE: National Digital Stewardship Alliance (NDSA) Digital Preservation Staffing Survey

From The NDSA Staffing Survey Working Group Washington, DC  Does your organization manage and preserve digital content? If so, the National Digital Stewardship Alliance (NDSA) is interested in hearing from you! NDSA is conducting a survey of institutions with digital preservation responsibilities to gain insight into how organizations worldwide are addressing digital preservation staffing, scoping… Read more »

Subscribe to the Hydra-In-A-Box Update

This month's issue of Hydra-In-A-Box Update is now available with news and information about community progress, plans, and pilots:  Hyku Repository Alpha Release Coming Soon for Community Testing and Feedback Roadmap Reports Upcoming Presentations To receive the bi-monthly Hydra-In-A-Box Update sign-up here.    

INTRODUCING Fedora 4 Ansible

From Yinlin Chen, Software Engineer, Digital Library Development, University Libraries, Virginia Tech Blacksburg, VA  Ansible helps build a strong foundation for DevOps with a simple, powerful IT automation engine that accelerates DevOps initiatives. Fedora 4 Ansible https://github.com/VTUL/fcrepo4-ansible [1] was derived from the Sufia Ansible playbook [2] used in VT and presented in Hydra Connect 16 [3]. You can use this Ansible… Read more »

New Faces at Hydra-In-A-Box

Austin, TX  As the Hydra-in-a-Box project prepares for major developments in 2017 – release of the Hyku repository minimum viable product, a HykuDirect hosted service pilot program, and a higher-performing aggregation system at DPLA – we welcome three stars who recently joined the project team. Please join us in welcoming Michael Della Bitta, Heather Greer Klein,… Read more »

DuraSpace at Your Service

Austin, TX  How can we help? That’s what we at DuraSpace hope to learn from you, our valued community. We have developed a 4-question survey that should take you no more than 5 minutes to complete aimed at learning more about how DuraSpace might better serve our community. We have heard directly and indirectly from… Read more »

Telling Fedora 4 Stories at the University of Alberta with Geoff Harder, Peter Binkley, and Leah Vanderjagt

“Telling Fedora 4 Stories” is an initiative aimed at introducing project leaders and their ideas to one another while providing details about Fedora 4 implementations for the community and beyond. The following interview, conducted by Carol Minton Morris with Geoff Harder, Associate University Librarian for Digital Initiatives, Peter Binkley, Digital Initiatives Technology Librarian, and Leah… Read more »

NOW AVAILABLE: Fedora 4.7.1 Release

From David Wilcox, Fedora Product Manager, on behalf of the Fedora Team The Fedora Team is proud to announce the release of Fedora 4.7.1. on January 24, 2017. Full release notes are available on the wiki. The Fedora 4.7.1 release is a backwards compatible refinement of the previous release, focused on improvements and bug fixes to the REST-API… Read more »