BagIt for transferring and archiving Research Objects

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BagIt is an Internet Draft that specifies a file system structure for transferring and archiving a collection of files, including their checksums and brief metadata. BagIt is commonly used by digital library communities for archival purposes, and is mandated by the Library of Congress for digital preservation. Research Object bundles are structured ZIP-files for serializes… Read more »

Docker

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Dockers is essentially two things A twenty first century version of make (using Dockerfiles),  a virtualisation solution (using the Docker Engine and Docker Images).  “Dockerfiles” are used to describe how to package up or “Dockerize” almost any linux-based application, describing things like dependencies, what system resources are needed (e.g. ports), and how to run the… Read more »