ESciDoc Committer Meeting 2009-10-27

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Date: 27.10.2009 Start time: 15:00

Location: Karlsruhe, München (Video conference or TelCo)

Participants MPDL: Natasa Bulatovic, Michael Franke

Participants FIZ: Steffen Wagner, Frank Schwichtenberg, Harald Kappus

Previous committer meeting

Next committer meetings


Follow up Topics of Meeting München[edit]

  • no discussion this week

Fundamental changes[edit]

  1. merge representations of REST and SOAP
    (see Committer_Meeting_2009-10-13)
  2. Replace atomistic model for Items/Components with compound model and RELS-INT
  3. dropping SOAP?
  4. Drop latest-version section from object representation
    (see Committer_Meeting_2009-10-13)
  5. set title directly
    (see Committer_Meeting_2009-10-13)
  • Replace DB-Cache with asynchronous Lucene Index and/or Object Database
  • synchronous Lucene Index
  • Persistent data objects in rel. DB
  • Remove mapping of "escidoc" MD-record to DC record in Components
  • Get rid of content-model-specific properties


  • Search and administrative search
  • Admin Tools development
  • Large sets of data ingest
    • how to avoid downtime to recache and reindexing
  • Trying to add/remove members to a very large container fails with 500 Internal eSciDoc System Error
    • in Work


  • Alignment of tools and processes (e.g., Maven)
  • Improved and harmonized communication of eSciDoc
  • eSciDoc Blog
  • service names and classification
  • service-architecture board
  • documentation of services
  • installation guides
  • eSciDoc Lab: Colab page gathering experimental modules
  • Exchange of staff members for specific developments or share development


  • short-term 6 months

Long term issues[edit]

PubMan clean-Up[edit]

  • beginning of november the MPDL-solutions (like PubMan, Faces,....) will run in the same JBoss as the core services

eSciDoc Colab[edit]

  • domain-redirection for the eSciDoc-colab
  • set up the colab and move the eScoDoc pages from MPDL colab