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Publication - Dr Simon Price

    data.bris Research Data Repository Framework


    Steer, D, Boyd, D, Cregan, B, Gray, S, Price, S, Knight, V & Gardiner, C, 2012, ‘data.bris Research Data Repository Framework’. in: Digital Research 2012., Oxford


    We describe a new open source framework that implements an innovative research data repository layer over a petascale storage facility and report on its development as part of the data.bris project at the University of Bristol. Two interesting aspects of the system are: its extensible metadata regime built around a mandatory core over which domain-specific metadata is layered; and its use of Bittorrent for robust transfer of large datasets and for SWORD2 research data deposit.

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