Community Call today at Noon ET

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Hi everyone,

We'll have our usual call at Noon ET today. We'll have plenty of time for Community Questions. If you have topic suggestions for future calls, please let me know! 

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Philip Durbin

Sep 11, 2018, 4:11:22 PM9/11/18

2018-09-11 Dataverse Community Call


* Community Questions


* Danny Brooke (IQSS)
* Pete Meyer (HMS)
* Phil Durbin (IQSS)
* Gustavo Durand (IQSS)
* James Doiron (University of Alberta)
* Piyapong Charoenwattana (University of Alberta)
* Slava Tykhonov (DANS)
* Paul Boon (DANS)
* Amber Leahey (SP)
* Peter Kiraly (Goettingen U)
* Jim Myers (QDR, TDL)
* Sherry Lake (UVA)
* Julian Gautier (IQSS)


* (Danny) Optional file PIDs pull request has been merged
   * Will go out in next release, perhaps 4.9.3 instead of 4.10.
* Large File Upload
   * Will be 4.10
* Community Questions
* (Amber) Large file upload and download. Larger than 2 GB. Just received a grant.
   * (Pete) There is still movement on large file upload and download. Dual mode is the first step toward bringing big data support to the wider community. However, files cannot be restricted.
   * (Amber) John Crabtree is working on something related (TRSA). Separate call to discuss large file upload and download.
   * (Jim) TDL has been able to upload up to ~5GB. I've developed a separate file uploader[a][b][c][d][e].
* (Danny) Will follow up with setting up a meeting for big data
* (Amber) Internationalization. Community effort.
   * (Slava) Question about bundle files for translation. After an upgrade, someone should maintain the bundles, adding the new entries.
   * (Amber) I'm not sure all the details have been figured out yet. We need to figure out the workflow.
   * (Slava) What about different versions of French? France vs. Canada.
   * (Slava) French version from Paris
   * (Phil) We could dust off!forum/dataverse-internationalization-wg
   * * (Slava) Installation script. It was longer before. Now installation isn't working.
   * (Danny) We did some work over the summer with a group from RedHat ( ) and we are currently revising these changes ( ). Please leave details about problems in #4966.
* (Slava) The new version of Solr isn't working for us. Solr 7.
   * (Danny) Please open a GitHub issue for this.
* (James) Dataset Search was released by Google. Make Data Count support is coming in the future. Is there more information coming about metrics?
   * (Danny) We need to revisit metrics as a community exercise. We'll be talking to the Make Data Count folks soon. We were recently awarded a grant from the Sloan Foundation and a blog post is coming.
   * (Amber) There have been a number of attempts to bring more metrics to the users using tools that query the database directly.
      * (TDL)
      * and (SP)
      * Miniverse (Harvard)
* (Sherry) I've been talking to the Center for Open Science and looking for ways to get the OSF working and working better.
   * (Phil) "isullivan" showed up in chat yesterday:
   * Yes, Ian Sullivan from OSF.

[a]Is this on GitHub?
[b]At TDL right now - will get it out. It's a separate app.
[c]Ok, thanks. Great to hear it will be open source!
[e]FWIW - I hope to extend it to read the export Bags back in with metadata...

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