andy's blog

 
 
 
 
 
 
13Jan2011

Building A Collaborative Format Registry Editor

 
 
 
 
 
 

New OPF Blog: Building A Collaborative Format Registry Editor. Reproduced below...

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
12Jan2011

OPF Blog: Format Obsolescence and Sustainable Access

 
 
 
 
 
 

A new OPF blog entry: Format Obsolescence and Sustainable Access. Reproduced below...

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
22Dec2010

OPF Blog: Is obsolescence overrated?

 
 
 
 
 
 

A new OPF blog entry: Is obsolescence overrated?. Reproduced below...

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
14Dec2010

Experimenting with Hadoop

 
 
 
 
 
 

Thanks to our web archiving team (who lead the uk web archive project), I was given a day of training on using Hadoop today. I was already fairly familiar with the map-reduce and HDFS architecture, but I'd not had a chance to actually develop a map-reduce task or run one on a real cluster with some real data. Today's training gave me that chance, and I'm really pleased the results...

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
09Dec2010

OPF Blog: Breaking Down The Format Registry

 
 
 
 
 
 
A new OPF blog entry: Breaking Down The Format Registry. Reproduced below the fold.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
20Aug2010

OPF Blog: Community and code

 
 
 
 
 
 
As well as blogging about digital preservation here, I've also got a blog on the Open Planets Foundation website where I'll post about OPF issues. I've just posted my first blog entry there: Community and code. Reproduced below the fold.