It would be pennies a month to put this on AWS S3. Infrequent access
service runs $0.0125 per GB/mo.
Transfer charges would be inconsequential.
On Wed, Dec 12, 2018 at 10:53 AM Terry Brady <[log in to unmask]>
> At the most recent DSpace developer meeting, we discussed the need to share
> meaningful test data resources for system testing.
> We have created a workflow to publish Docker images for each active branch
> of the project. As folks begin to make use of these images, it would be
> good to offer a standard set of test data to ingest into new instances of
> the software.
> A DSpace instance can be populated from AIP files which contain user
> information, hierarchy information, metadata, and digital assets. Based on
> some existing test resources, I presume that these test data sets could be
> as large as 1-2 GB. Eventually, I could imagine dozens to a couple hundred
> developers making use of these assets.
> There are a dozen ways that we could distribute these assets.
> At a minimum, I am confident that we could find a place to store a static
> set of assets at a published URL.
> Ideally, I would like for project contributors to have shared ownership of
> these assets just like there is shared ownership of code files on GitHub.
> Looking at GitHub help files, it sounds like a GitHub repo is not suitable
> for distributing files of this size.
> https://help.github.com/articles/working-with-large-files/ Apparently,
> GitHub offers some solution in this area, but I have not compared their
> pricing with other services.
> Are you aware of any projects that have implemented a good solution for
> sharing and collaborating on large (1-2 GB) test data files? Are you aware
> of any tools or services that might be helpful?
> Thanks, Terry
> Terry Brady
> Applications Programmer Analyst
> Georgetown University Library Information Technology
> 425-298-5498 (Seattle, WA)
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