CROSS Welcomes Two 2018 GSoC Students


CROSS is pleased to welcome our 2018 GSoC Students

2018 Google Summer of Code organizers selected 1,264 students from 64 different countries working with over 200 open source projects.
CROSS is honored to be a mentor organization for two of the GSoC students this year.


Archiving with Popper CLI

Ankan Poddar (National Institute of Technology, Durgapur, West Bengal, India)
Description: The project involves the implementation of a popper sub-command archive to create an online archive (snapshot) of the repository at any point of time and optionally generate a Digital Object Identifier (DOI). Zenodo, Figshare, Open Science Framework (OSF) and Dataverse all provide public APIs which can be used to create online archives on these services and get a DOI.
Mentors: Ivo Jiminez, Michael Sevilla

ZLog entry caching & benchmarking

Javier Ron (ESPOL, Ecuador)
Create a flexible caching service that can function locally on a zlog client node, while forming the basis for cache management in a proxy caching server. Finding and building a benchmark tool for ZLog. Run and report benchmark tests using the ZLog benchmark tool.
Mentors: Noah Watkins, Jeff LeFevre