2023-04-14 Partner Call




Samvera Partners Call

Friday, April 14th, 2023

11:30 am  |  Eastern Daylight Time (New York, GMT-05:00)  |  1 hr

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Facilitator: @Heather Greer Klein

Note Taker:


  • Robin Ruggaber

  • @Alicia M. Morris

  • @Jon Dunn

  • Kirsten Leonard

  • @Karen Cariani

  • Tim Lepczyk

  • @Esmé Cowles

  • @Jim Halliday

  • @Carolyn Caizzi

  • @Jeremy Friesen

  • @Brian McBride

  • @John Weise

  • @Kevin Kochanski

  • @Nora Zimmerman

Agenda & Notes

  1. Any other items for the agenda? 

    1. None.

  2. Hyrax Valkyrization meeting outcomes & next steps

    1. https://samvera.atlassian.net/wiki/spaces/samvera/pages/2151481349 notes from the meeting

    2. Outcome: community led sprint effort in later summer--end July-August.

    3. In meantime: SoftServ volunteered to lead some sprints, need to raise community funding. Pledge PR will be coming out. ACTION: Board will discuss how much funding to contribute to this. Also how to pass through funds, need to make decisions. Most likely Samvera invoices institutions, PALNI/PALCI can also act as a pass through.

      1. 3 milestones: 1) hyrax, backed by postgres; 2) migrate from fedora4 to Hyrax-valk-postgres; 3) migrate to Hyrax -valk-fedora 6 from Hyrax-af-fedora4. ACTION: get milestones on wiki for feedback

      2. where does hyku fit into this? perhaps in the 1.5 milestone? ACTION: need clarity about this question.

        1. Is Milestone 1.5 bringing this into Hyku?  In able to use http://repo.samvera.org as a test case.

      3. Jon Dunn asks for an opportunity to give feedback on Milestone definitions.

    4. ACTION: Make sure we have a presentation about the next steps in Virtual Connect. And let’s set our sights on the success stories of community migrations in Fall Connect.

  3. Demo: PDC (Princeton Data Commons) Describe postponed to June call

  4. Other Updates:

    1. Board special election – we need nominees

    2. Call for Partner call demos

    3. Last day for Samvera Virtual Connect CFP!

    4. Register for Virtual Connect May 2-3 (Tu-Wed)

    5. Developers Congress May 22 - 26 open for sign ups

    6. Connect 2023 Oct. 23-26 – confirming Philadelphia Marriott Old City today, call for program committee next week

    7. Partner invoicing – invoices going out this morning

    8. Maintenance pledge

Anything for the Samvera Board? (Standing item)

Date of next call: May 12th, 2023 Note @Robin Ruggaber