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Update on NAS latest tests and developments

The Release Test for NetarchiveSuite 5.5 is under way and expected to be finished this week, followed by a formal release as soon as possible after thathas been released. See NetarchiveSuite 5.5 Release Notes for more details about the content of the release.

Currently the team in Denmark is working on migrating the entire Danish Netarchive to use the bitarchiving software from This will involve, among other things, moving all the current batch functionality over to a new mass-processing framework, almost certainly hadoop. When this is completed, therefore, much of the current backend NAS code will fall out of use in the Danish archive. This is why we need to find out which parts are in use in other institutions, and which parts can be easily deprecated without disturbing anyone. 

Preparation of 2019 NAS workshop