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20091209 Presentatie DISH 2009

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Presentation about Collective Access & cloud hosting on DISH 2009: Digital Strategies for Heritage.

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20091209 Presentatie DISH 2009

  1. 1. CollectiveAccess & Cloud hostingWednesday 9 december 2009 / DISH 2009 Rotterdam<br />Bram Wiercx<br />
  2. 2. Regionalheritage databases in Flanders<br />
  3. 3. Example: Regionalheritage databases in Flanders<br />
  4. 4. It’s raining complaints about the software companies<br />
  5. 5. ComplaintsTagCloud<br />
  6. 6. The solution…<br />
  7. 7. OPEN software and communication<br />
  8. 8. OPEN is more then the source<br />
  9. 9. Example is Drupal<br />
  10. 10. The OPEN solution <br />1) An open-source collection management system where a lot of organisations and companies can work and invest together to make a good product.<br /> Collective Access<br />2) A scalable quality hosting solution who is concurrencial priced, easy in setup and has a transparant cost for when your collection grow. <br /> Cloud hosting on the Amazon cloud<br />
  11. 11. We start a pilotproject to test this solution<br />1) Testing CollectiveAccess an open-source collections management software for museums, archives and digital collections.<br />2) Building a hosted scalable „pay what you use“ Cloud hosting for CollectiveAccess + integrated backup solution. <br />3) Bringing people together in a Community of Practice to give advise, help and test.<br />This pilotproject CollectiveAccess and Cloud Computing runs in 2009 and 2010 in Flanders.<br />
  12. 12. 1) Collective Access<br />full-featured collections management and online access application for museums, archives and digital collections<br />designed to handle large, heterogeneous collections that have complex cataloguing requirements<br />support for a variety of metadata standards and media formats<br />completelyweb-based : All cataloging, search and administrative functions are accessed using common web-browser software<br />Multilingual<br />Open-source (GNU General Public License (GPL) version 2)<br />CollectiveAccess was created and is developed by Wirl-i-Gig<br />Active community of partner institutions contribute funding, planning and software development resources.<br />
  13. 13. Example: PhilaPlace<br />
  14. 14. Example: Moments in Time 1989/1990<br />
  15. 15. 2) Wat is cloud hosting?<br />
  16. 16. 1) Cloud hosting is…<br />Only pay for what u use<br />No investment in infrastructure<br />No setup cost for hardware<br />Lower service fees (no support contracts for the hardware)<br />Scalable solution, you can grow, shrinkor stop<br />Instant computer power when you need it<br />You pay directly to the infrastructure company. No reseller fees. No bad old contracts.<br />You can go whenever you want, no longtime contracts. <br />
  17. 17. Cloud computing is the number 1 strategic technology for 2010 (Gartner)<br />
  18. 18. Collective Access in the cloud: how does it works<br />
  19. 19. Collective Access in the cloud: the advantages<br />flexible<br />scalable<br />transparent<br />cost-effective<br />(green)<br />
  20. 20. CollectiveAccess + Cloud hosting = a powerful strategy for your collection.<br />Without proparity software or vendor locks<br />Without paying to much for hosting, support and software<br />Without long time contracts<br />With the freedom and flexibility to switch your company when you are not happy. <br />With the flexibility to customize CollectiveAccess to your needs.<br />
  21. 21. Are you next ?<br />
  22. 22. Questions<br />bram@faronet.be<br />+32 (0)2 213 10 67<br />www.faronet.be/blogs/bram-wiercx<br />on DISH …<br />

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