Services for the European Open Science Cloud

Generic/Cross-domain

B2HANDLE

The document introduces the general concepts of the B2HANDLE service.

B2FIND

This training module provides detailed instructions for the usage of the B2FIND service. We explain how to employ B2FIND as an external metadata portal service for communities and how scientists from any community can search through metadata provided to B2FIND.

EGI Cloud Compute

This training introduces the EGI Federated Cloud which is part of EGI infrastructure. The Federated Cloud is a seamless network of academic private clouds and virtualised resources, built around open standardsand focusing on the requirements of the scientific community. It is targeted at researchers and research communities that need to access digital resources on a flexible environment.

Why is this a good Data Management Plan?

*published on behalf of Marjan Grootveld, DANS*

It’s not just colonel Hannibal Smith, who loves it when a plan comes together. Don’t we all? On a more serious note, this also holds for Data Management Plans or DMPs. In a DMP a researcher or research team describes what data goes into a project (reuse) and comes out of it (potential reuse), How the team takes care of the data, and Who is allowed to do What with the data When. [..]

FitSM Training material

FitSM is a free and lightweight standards family aimed at facilitating service management in IT service provision, including federated scenarios. The main goals of FitSM are: Create a clear, pragmatic, lightweight and achievable standard that allows for effective IT service management (ITSM). Offer a version of ITSM that can cope with federated environments, which often lack the hierarchy and level of control seen in other situations. Provide a baseline level of ITSM than can act to support ‘management interoperability’ in federated environments where disparate or competing organisations must cooperate to manage services.

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