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Fedorad Overview / Roadmap presented as part of the DuraSpace Plenary session at the Open Respositories 2014 conference in Helsinki, Finland. Presented by David Wilcox, Product Manager for Fedora, on …

Fedorad Overview / Roadmap presented as part of the DuraSpace Plenary session at the Open Respositories 2014 conference in Helsinki, Finland. Presented by David Wilcox, Product Manager for Fedora, on June 12, 2014.

The DuraSpace Plenary slides are also available at: http://www.slideshare.net/DuraSpace/duraspace-plenary-at-or14

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  • 1. The Future of Fedora Update on Fedora 4 David Wilcox Fedora Product Manager DuraSpace
  • 2. Fedora 4.0 Beta is out! We just released the Fedora 4.0 Beta You can download it here! The Beta 4.0 feature set is the same as the Production 4.0 feature set.
  • 3. What’s in the beta? • Authorization • Durable Storage • Content Modeling • Large File Support • Native Linked Data Functionality • Search • Transactions • Triplestore • Versioning • Performance
  • 4. Timeline • Fedora 4 • Jan. 2013: Fedora 4.0 development begins • July 2013: Fedora 4.0 Alpha release at OR2013 • Aug. 2013: Fedora 4.0 Beta dev begins • Jan. 2014: Fedora 4.0 “pre-beta” release • June 2014: Fedora 4.0 Beta release • Fedora 3 • 3.7.0 (performance) and 3.7.1 (security) releases • 3.8.0 Final Fedora 3.x release
  • 5. Our community is growing There are over 320 Fedora installations (that we know of!) Stats for 2013: • 41 Fedora sponsors • 19 active developers • 17 leadership group members • 10 steering group members
  • 6. Membership in on the rise! $0 $125,000 $250,000 $375,000 $500,000 2011 2012 2013 2014
  • 7. Building sustainability • We’re broadening the funding base • More members at lower funding amounts • Raising the overall level of funding • We hired staff • David Wilcox is the Product Manager • Andrew Woods is the Tech Lead • We’ve established a governance model • Fedora is governed by a Leadership group and a Steering group
  • 8. Governance benefits Level of contribution Benefit $2,500 Contributors can nominate and elect one contributor at the $2,500 tier to join the Leadership Group $5,000 Contributors can nominate and elect two contributors at the $5,000 tier to join the Leadership Group $10,000 Contributors can nominate and elect four contributors at the $10,000 tier to join the Leadership Group $20,000 Contributors guaranteed one seat on the Leadership Group 0.5 FTE Developer Contributors guaranteed one seat on the Leadership Group
  • 9. The Fedora steering group • Mark Leggott - University of Prince Edward Island • Eddie Shin – MediaShelf • Robert Cartolano - Columbia University • Robin Ruggaber - University of Virginia • Wolfram Horstmann - Georg-August-Universität Göttingen • Thorny Staples - Smithsonian Institute • Tom Cramer - Stanford University • Matthias Razum - FIZ Karlsruhe • Neil Jefferies - Bodleian Libraries, Oxford • Andrew Woods - DuraSpace • Jonathan Markow - DuraSpace • David Wilcox - DuraSpace
  • 10. 41 sponsors (2013) • 3TU.Datacentrum / TU Delft Library • Arizona State University • Brown University • Charles Darwin University • Colorado Allliance of Research Libraries • Columbia University • Creighton University • FIZ Karlsruhe • Indiana University Bloomington / Indiana University Purdue University • London School of Economics & Political Science • LYRASIS • National Library of Finland • National Library of Medicine • National Library of Wales • Northeastern University • Northern Illinois University • Northern Territory Library • Northwestern University • Oregon State University • Penn State • Rutgers University • Smithsonian Institution • Stanford University • Texas A&M Libraries • Texas Digital Library • Université de Liège • University of California Los Angeles • University of California San Diego • University of California Santa Barbara • University of Cambridge • University of Cincinnati • University of Hong Kong • University of Manitoba • University of New South Wales • University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill • University of Oxford • University of Prince Edward Island • University of Victoria • University of Virginia • University of Wisconsin • Vanderbilt University Library
  • 11. In-kind contributors • Columbia University • discoverygarden inc. • FIZ Karlsruhe • Max Planck Digital Library • Media Shelf • Stanford University • University of California, Los Angeles • University of California, San Diego • University of New South Wales • University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill • University of Prince Edward Island • University of Texas, Austin • University of Virginia • University of Wisconsin • Virginia Tech • Yale University
  • 12. What’s next? The road to the Fedora 4.0 production release looks like this: • Acceptance testing • Beta pilots • Community feedback • Developer commitments
  • 13. Useful links • Fedora 4 wiki • https://wiki.duraspace.org/display/FF • Fedora mailing lists • https://wiki.duraspace.org/display/FF/Mailing+Li sts+etc