AVAILABLE NOW: DSpace 7 Preview Release

May 20, 2019By Heather KleinDSpace, Uncategorized

The first preview release of DSpace 7 is now available for download, testing, and feedback. Demo sites are also available for a preview of DSpace 7 features. DSpace 7 brings to DSpace a single, modern user interface and REST API and integrates current technological standards and best practices. This new UI combines with the existing … Read More

DuraCloud and ArchivesDirect Featured in METRO’s Digital Preservation Interest Group Presentation

January 18, 2019By Heather KleinUncategorized

The Metropolitan New York Library Council (METRO)’sDigital Preservation Interest Group featured “DAM if you do and DAM if you don’t!,” a review of the CUNY Graduate Center’s implementation of ArchivesDirect, which pairs hosted Archivematica with DuraCloud. The session was presented by Stephen Klein, Digital Services Librarian at the CUNY Graduate Center (CUNY); Ashley Blewer, AV Preservation … Read More

Now Available: DuraCloud 5.1 Release

January 17, 2019By Heather KleinUncategorized

The new DuraCloud 5.1.0 release resolves several issues and brings transfer improvements in the DuraCloud Sync and Retrieval tools. Support was also added for independent management of existing secondary storage providers, such as Amazon Glacier and Chronopolis dark archive network. DuraCloud is a freely available open source platform, and also a hosted service that makes … Read More

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

January 16, 2019By Heather KleinUncategorized

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