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Tuesday, December 11 • 10:15am - 11:00am
6.6 DRAS-TIC: Fedora at Scale

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We are one year into the Institute of Museum and Library Services-funded DRAS-TIC Fedora project, which emerged from discussions at CNI Fall 2016. Having completed the startup phase, we have begun to explore the first set of research questions set forth in our proposal, which concern the practicalities and performance implications of a Linked Data Platform (LDP) server based on Apache Cassandra NoSQL database. We completed extensive interviews with key staff at institutional partners to gather their recent repository needs and limitations. These are documented on our project test bed site, where visitors will soon find detailed performance graphs alongside links to software configurations and code.

Having established requirements, baseline code, and setup of the test bed cluster, we begin the exploratory phase of the project, in which we will create and run performance tests that measure several LDP server implementations under a variety of representative workloads. As we uncover gaps and opportunities we will iterate over own code and configuration, then document the outcomes. We are excited to put our own code and other implementations through their paces and forge a way forward toward next-generation repositories.

http://dcicblog.umd.edu/dras-tic-fedora/


http://drastic-testbed.umd.edu/


https://github.com/UMD-DCIC/gatling-testbed


https://www.trellisldp.org/


https://github.com/ajs6f/trellis-cassandra


https://www.imls.gov/sites/default/files/grants/lg-71-17-0159-17/proposals/lg-71-17-0159-17-full-proposal-documents.pdf


Speakers
avatar for Gregory Jansen

Gregory Jansen

Research Software Architect, College of Information Studies, University of Maryland
avatar for Richard Marciano

Richard Marciano

Professor and Director, Digital Curation Innovation Center, College of Information Studies, University of Maryland
Dr. Richard Marciano is a professor in the College of Information Studies at the University of Maryland and director of the Digital Curation Innovation Center (DCIC).Prior to that, he conducted research at the San Diego Supercomputer Center (SDSC) at the University of California San... Read More →
avatar for Adam Soroka

Adam Soroka

Senior Architect / Office of Research Computing / Office of the CIO / the Smithsonian Institution


Tuesday December 11, 2018 10:15am - 11:00am
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