Dear Colleagues,

We hope this message finds you healthy and in good spirits!

The EaaSI team is excited to release our fourth Training Module:
“Emulation, Virtualization, Containerization.”

Every three months, a new training module supplements and expands on
important concepts mentioned in the EaaSI User Handbook
<>, opening the design and
functionality of the platform to wider feedback, comment, and discussion.

The “Emulation, Virtualization, Containerization" training module covers:


   Difference between emulation, virtualization, and containerization

   Digital preservation implications of these three strategies; and

   How, why, and when does the EaaSI platform make use of each

View and download the “The Emulation, Virtualization, Containerization"
Training Module [image: 👉] <>

Access all EaaSI Training Modules here



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If you have questions for the project team, please contact Jessica Meyerson
at <jessica[at]educopia[dot]org>.


The EaaSI program
builds on previous work to apply the Emulation-as-a-Service (EaaS)
<> framework for access and use of preserved
software and digital objects. The project is focused on scaling the
technological framework necessary for multiple institutions to configure,
share, and access software and configured environments. EaaSI is focused on
a distributed, community-driven architecture that sits on top of existing
digital preservation infrastructure. This directly complements existing
efforts by the Software Preservation Network
<> and others to address key
aspects of software preservation including legal advocacy, research about
local software preservation needs, institutional capacity building for
software preservation, collection development, professional development and
training, and workflow recommendations.

*Jessica Meyerson*
Pronouns: she/her/hers
Working from Austin, TX
Deputy Director | Educopia Institute <>
The Maintainers <>, co-director
Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society, Fellow
Contact me: (512) 864-4575
Schedule a time to chat:

*My regular working hours are Monday - Friday, 8am - 4pm CDT, UTC -5.*