As mentioned in an earlier post, DataFlow is an Oxford-based project in the JISC UMF programme building a data management infrastructure to help researchers manage their research data.
OSS Watch, in collaboration with Open Directive, are providing licensing, development, community and sustainability support to the project, which is now getting very close to a new release.
Developers have frozen the code and are preparing beta versions of DataStage and DataBank, which will be available for testing as virtual machines. Please keep an eye on the project website and twitter channel for updates on when and where you will be able to access them.
We will hold a launch workshop in Oxford on 2 March with colleagues from the VIDaaS project, who are building an exciting cloud-deployable Database as a Service system.
Attendance is free but places are filling quickly, so book early to avoid disappointment.