On 9 August 2013 13:49:46 Jonas Bardino wrote:
> On 2013-08-09 13:03, Serge A. Salamanka wrote:
> > On 9 августа 2013 12:18:02 Jonas Bardino wrote:
> >> On 2013-08-09 11:29, Serge A. Salamanka wrote:
> >>> Hi Jonas,
> >>> Forward you the e-mail.
> >>> Could you answer the question on status of the project? Is it beeing
> >>> developed further ?
> >> Hi Serge
> >> Maybe Brian will also reply later, but a quick answer for now.
> >> Yes, the project is very much alive and we use it daily at the
> >> university internally and for collaboration with our external partners.
> >> The google group is not used much for discussion, because users tend to
> >> email us directly despite our recommendations. I'll be on vacation from
> >> Wednesday, however, so there's a bigger chance of someone else picking
> >> up questions there.
> >> As you can see on the google code 'changes' page
> >> (http://code.google.com/p/migrid/source/list
) we still work on the core
> >> code regularly, although we are at a point where it is more a matter of
> >> maintaining than adding big new features.
> >> We also have a few related development projects like the experimental
> >> MiGBox (https://github.com/bertl4398/MiGBox
> >> running outside the core.
> >> Cheers, Jonas
> > Thanks for your answer, Jonas
> > The MigBox project is quite interesting and promising. It is good to know
> > about the related dev-projects.
> > Until Wednesday there is lot of time. I will try on Monday first
> > deployment, probably you could answer my questions alongside this process
> > (in Google groups).
> > I realy like the idea of the project. We experienced the same problems
> > outlined in description to MIG.
> You're welcome!
> I think there's quite some potential in the MiGBox project, even more so
> because it is actually illegal for university employees etc. to use
> foreign services like Dropbox for sensitive data.
> Next year we'll also launch another MiG-based storage management project
> that I will be more heavily involved in.
> Yes, feel free to try out deployment and just ask.
> The quick-and-dirty walk-trough notes are probably useful if you just
> want to get something up and running quickly:
> I will be available to some extent to answer questions, and my
> colleagues can take over from Wednesday.
Thanks, I will write from now to the mailing list (sending this discussion in
By the way a good alternative to DropBox is http://owncloud.org/
support for SFTP is there.
Serge A. Salamanka
National Grid Infrastructure for Scientific Research
Minsk, Belarus [ http://grid.basnet.by