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Electronic Records Archives Progress Report to Long-Term Data Retention Team at PDES, Inc Spring 2008 Meeting

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  • Conrad PDES Spring 2008

    1. 1. Program and Research Updates Spring 2008 PDES, Inc. Offsite Mark Conrad Archives Specialist ERA Research Division
    2. 2. ERA Research Updates <ul><li>ERA Lab at Allegany Ballistics Laboratory Up and Running </li></ul><ul><ul><li>First DREN Connection in WV </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Only Currently Registered AccessGrid Node in WV </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Co-located with the Navy’s Future Virtual Engineering Center </li></ul>
    3. 3. National Coordination Office for Networking Information Technology Research and Development (NCO/NITRD)
    4. 4. FY 2009 NITRD Supplement to the President's Budget <ul><li>Released February 2008 </li></ul><ul><li>President’s Strategic Priorities for Networking and IT R&D </li></ul><ul><li>$3.5 Billion </li></ul>
    5. 5. FY 2009 NITRD Budget Overview: Some Highlights <ul><li>Human-Computer Interaction and Information Management Needs Include: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Effective stewardship of science and engineering data </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Information infrastructure </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>New approaches, technologies, and tools for long-term preservation, curation, sustainability, accessibility, and survivability of significant electronic data </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Information standards </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Data interoperability and integration of distributed data; usability; provenance and integrity (metadata) </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Focused data structure research for complex digital objects </li></ul></ul></ul>
    6. 6. FY 2009 NITRD Budget Overview: Some Highlights <ul><li>Human-Computer Interaction and Information Management Needs Include: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>NARA as Lead Agency </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Proposed workshop targeting architectures, technologies, and information management processes needed to optimize “full data path” processing of ultra-large data and electronic records collections </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Systems architectures to support optimizable and scalable ingest for processing petascale electronic records; data management architectures </li></ul></ul></ul>
    7. 7. Some of NARA’s Research Partners National Center for Supercomputing Applications NIST … and many other Federal Agencies and their Records Officers National Science Foundation San Diego Supercomputer Center Army Research Laboratory
    8. 8. ERA Research Collaboration Updates <ul><li>STEP-based Ship-wide Unclassified Model </li></ul><ul><ul><li>5 year Research Initiative </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>NAVSEA is Executive Agency </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>NAVAIR and DLA also Participating </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Exploring Use of Data Grid for Data Sharing </li></ul></ul>
    9. 9. ERA Research Collaboration Updates <ul><li>West Virginia University/NETL </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Building LTDR Virtual Lab and Testbed </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Gather Cost and Version Data for 10-year Lifecycle </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Simulate Retrieval of Data through 10 Years of CAD Software </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Compare Costs with Maintaining STEP data </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>STEP Semantic Research </li></ul></ul>
    10. 10. ERA Research Collaboration Updates <ul><li>MOIMS-RAC WG </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Develop ISO Standard for Digital Repository Audit and Certification </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>ISO TC20/SC13 (CCSDS) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Based on OAIS Reference Model (ISO 14721) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Based on work by RLG/NARA and NESTOR Project </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li> </li></ul></ul>
    11. 11. ERA Research Collaboration Updates <ul><li>NNSA </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Collaboration on First Rollout of Operational ERA </li></ul></ul>
    12. 12. ERA Research Collaboration Updates <ul><li>Data Intensive Cyber Environments Group </li></ul><ul><ul><li>intelligent Rule Oriented Data System (iRODS) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Make Policies/Rules Explicit </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li> </li></ul></ul>
    13. 13. ERA Research Collaboration Updates <ul><li>A Sample of Continuing Collaborations </li></ul><ul><ul><li>ARL – High Confidence Computing </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>NCSA – Storage and Retrieval of 3D+Time Data Representations </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>NSF – Cyberinfrastructure </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Pittsburgh Supercomputing Center - SLASH </li></ul></ul>
    14. 14. Your Contacts in the ERA Program Management Office Bob Chadduck [email_address] Mark Conrad [email_address] ERA Communications (301) 837-0740 [email_address] The ERA Website is