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Developers Meeting on Weds, March 28, 2018

 

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Quick Reminders

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Discussion Topics

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  1. DSpace Entities Working Group - quick update
    1. Feedback from DSpace Entities WG meeting & 4Science Feedback added under "Recommendations?" section: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1exm_xLToxUMszOvX5itSMFTn5eiGCdggL0Mf522GjHU/edit#heading=h.s2sfcv3dpnau
    2. DSpace Entities WG meets again on April 3.  DSpace Steering meets again on April 4.
  2. (Ongoing Topic) DSpace 7 Status Updates for this week

    1. DSpace 7 Community Sprints are in planning phase.
    2. DSpace 7 Working Group is currently concentrating on building out search, submission, authentication and MyDSpace functionality
    3. DSpace 7 Dev Status spreadsheet: https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/18brPF7cZy_UKyj97Ta44UJg5Z8OwJGi7PLoPJVz-g3g/edit#gid=0
  3. (Ongoing Topic) DSpace 6.x Status Updates for this week

    1. (NEW) DSpace 6.3 Release Planning has begun (thanks to Kim Shepherd)

    2. We could use your support!  See also the call for participation on all lists: https://groups.google.com/d/msg/dspace-tech/pBy714dGqU0/MGszGDCYAgAJ
    3. Kim Shepherd will hang out in #dev for the hour following the meeting to discuss PRs, priorities, etc. so if you have some time to spare to review some quick fixes and let the rest of us know which issues you want to make it in, please join in!
  4. Tickets, Pull Requests or Email threads/discussions requiring more attention? (Please feel free to add any you wish to discuss under this topic)

    1. ORCID support broken?  DS-3447 - Getting issue details... STATUS
    2. DSpace 6 performance issues with items containing a lot of bitstreams? https://groups.google.com/forum/#!topic/dspace-tech/VIofW7EwEXY
    3. DS-3649 - Getting issue details... STATUS

Tabled Topics

These topics are ones we've touched on in the past and likely need to revisit (with other interested parties). If a topic below is of interest to you, say something and we'll promote it to an agenda topic!

  1. Management of database connections for DSpace going forward (7.0 and beyond). What behavior is ideal? Also see notes at DSpace Database Access
    1. In DSpace 5, each "Context" established a new DB connection. Context then committed or aborted the connection after it was done (based on results of that request).  Context could also be shared between methods if a single transaction needed to perform actions across multiple methods.
    2. In DSpace 6, Hibernate manages the DB connection pool.  Each thread grabs a Connection from the pool. This means two Context objects could use the same Connection (if they are in the same thread). In other words, code can no longer assume each new Context() is treated as a new database transaction.
      1. Should we be making use of SessionFactory.openSession() for READ-ONLY Contexts (or any change of Context state) to ensure we are creating a new Connection (and not simply modifying the state of an existing one)?  Currently we always use SessionFactory.getCurrentSession() in HibernateDBConnection, which doesn't guarantee a new connection: https://github.com/DSpace/DSpace/blob/dspace-6_x/dspace-api/src/main/java/org/dspace/core/HibernateDBConnection.java


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