Group Mailing list Archive

07 Dec 2017

Re: An potentia use case for the DFIG

Hello Abraham, Barbara,
thank you for sharing this perspective from ENVRIplus (slides attached
again). I agree that the provenance metadata concerns you illustrate
have relevance to the Data Fabric concepts. We have been discussing
provenance as a strong driver use case particularly in view of PID
record usage, which led to the creation of the PID Kernel Information
WG. The main approach here is that the most basic provenance relations
can be formulated by maintaining essential (kernel) information within

05 Dec 2017

Data Fabric P11 planning VC

Dear all,
we would like to schedule a brief call before the RDA P11 sessions
submissions deadline. Jianhui and my schedule did not leave us a lot of
options, but if you would like to participate, please state your
availability in the following Doodle until end of this week:
Best, Tobias
Dr. Tobias Weigel
Abteilung Datenmanagement
Deutsches Klimarechenzentrum GmbH (DKRZ)
Bundesstraße 45 a • 20146 Hamburg • Germany

04 Dec 2017

Webinar on the Data Fabric

Dear members of the Data Fabric IG,

We are pleased to announce that Peter Wittenburg will give a webinar on the Data Fabric IG.

It takes place tomororow, 5 December 2017, 14:00 UTC / 15:00 CET

We would like to warmly invite you all to to join the webinar.

Registration is possibly via


Please feel free to disseminate the invitation as well among your communities.


19 Sep 2017

Topic for discussion at tomorrow's Plenary session: Supporting output on virtual layer recommendations and GDOC

Hello all,
One of the topics for tomorrow's P10 session of the Data Fabric Interest
Group will be discussion of the attached document,/"Recommendations for
Implementing a Virtual Layer for Management of the Complete Life Cycle
of Scientific Data//," /as an official output of the group.
This is a revised version of a white paper that was published early this
year. The original version of the paper can be found here:

11 Sep 2017

CoreTrustSeal Certification Launched

Dear Colleagues,
(apologies in advance for multiple postings)
Please read below an announcement related to trustworthy data repositories
core-level certification. Do not hesitate to circulate widely.
Very best wishes.
Mustapha Mokrane
*Mustapha Mokrane*, PhD. | Executive Director
World Data System-International Programme Office
c/o NICT Europe Centre, 28 rue de Berri, 75008 Paris, France
Mob: +33 6 1201 2912 <+33%206%2012%2001%2029%2012> ORCID ID:

12 Jun 2017

Web Conference to Discuss Possible Group Output

Hello all,

The chairs of the DFIG would like to invite the members of the group to participate in a web conference to discuss the possiblity of submitting a revised version of the  "Recommendations for Implementing a Virtual Layer for Management of the Complete Life Cycle of Scientific Data" ( as an official supporting output of the DFIG.

29 Mar 2017

Document for recommendation session of DFIG

Dear Data Fabric IG members,
attached is a document which resulted from the many different contributions to the PID topic, in particular also from the intensive interactions in GEDE. In our view it indicates a lot of consensus about core assertions. We would like to discuss this at the coming Recommendations session of the Data Fabric IG at P9.
The intention is to
- discuss this document and its assertions,
- to identify views which are perhaps missing,
- to identify persons who want to be in a focus group (charrette) to further discuss this topic,

10 Mar 2017

Data Fabric Sessions in Barcelona: Topics include PIDs, Brokering and Education/Training

Data Fabric IG Members:
Just a reminder about the sessions we have scheduled for P9 in
Barcelona. We hope you will participate!
*Breakout 3, 5 April 2017 16:00-17:30**
*Joint Session of IG Brokering, IG Data Fabric: Advancing Data Fabric
with Brokering services*
/Primary meeting objective:/ Develop a set of workflow patterns using
brokers for mediation between the core components of the Data Fabric to
meet the needs of various use cases.