B2SAFE is a robust, safe and highly available service which allows community and departmental repositories to implement data management policies on their research data across multiple administrative domains in a trustworthy manner.
A solution to: provide an abstraction layer which virtualizes large-scale data resources, guard against data loss in long-term archiving and preservation, optimize access for users from different regions, bring data closer to powerful computers for compute-intensive analysis
Any community and departmental data repositories that have a proper repository infrastructure supporting PIDs and metadata describing the properties and context of the data being replicated can participate in the B2SAFE service. EUDAT will help interested community centres to set up and use this service by running training courses, and providing support for the necessary adaptation work, including offering a service helpdesk. To find out more details about the EUDAT B2SAFE service, please contact the EUDAT service team.
EUDAT is not only involved but is also driving a number of RDA working and interest groups, notably Data Foundation and Terminology PID Information Types, Data Type Registry, Practical Policy, Data Citation, Metadata, Big Data Analytics and Legal Interoperability (https://rd-alliance.org/fourth-plenary-poster-session/b2safe-replicate-research-data-safely.html)
B2SAFE service core code for EUDAT project is released under BSD license (https://github.com/EUDAT-B2SAFE/B2SAFE-core)