New LinkAhead Release 0.8.0

A new LinkAhead release is out! It adds an experimental inclusion of Envoy with which WebGRPC modules can be used to extend the WebUI. Download the trial version here! What’s new Added An envoy default configuration has been added together with the corresponding options in LinkAhead profile. It allows serving GRPC and XML API under…

IndiScale pushes Gender Equality

IndiScale is committed to enhance Gender Equality. In order to inform current and future employees, customers and partners we published our Gender Equality Plan. We are glad that we already met one modest goal: We invited the same number of male and female applicants to an interview for our last job opening.

New LinkAhead Release 0.7.1

This is just a minor release: What’s new Added additional_groups setting in profile.yml to add groups to the user inside docker Config option for using LDAP over PAM for the authentication and group-assignment. This is documented in detail in docs/administration/user_authentication_with_ldap.md.

Structured Data Workshop

Handling data is an essential part of everyday work in science. However, what are best practices, typical mistakes, and applicable regulations? In our newly designed data-management workshop, participants will not only learn the answers to these questions, but will also be able to experience hands-on how the open-source research data management software LinkAhead can help…

New LinkAhead release 0.7.0

The latest LinkAhead release is out! This version fixes a security issue which under some circumstances enabled an additional user account with admin rights. Please update to this version ASAP. What’s new Security Unsafe default configuration: Removed testuser with admin rights from default configuration. Changed Default server version now uses different LDAP authentication configuration. Check…

Your data model as an image file

Did you know how easy it is to export your data model used in LinkAhead? to_graphics(container, “data_model”) The following Python script for example downloads the data model from the Demo LinkAhead server and generates an UML diagram. All you have to do is run the script and afterwards simply open the image file.

New LinkAhead release 0.6.0

We are happy to announce the next release of LinkAhead. You can download it here. The new version 0.6.0 incorporates the latest CaosDB server and some small bug fixes. What’s new Security The ypsetup executable now checks its number of arguments. Changed Updated versions of underlying packages: Fixed #244: could not connect to running server

Ein Tag als Hacker*in – Programmieren mit Python

Am 28.04.22 ist Girls’ Day bei IndiScale, hier geht es zur Anmeldung. Hacker*in sein – was heißt das? Hacker*innen sind Personen, die sich gut mit Technik und Computern auskennen. Sie können programmieren und wissen wie Computersysteme funktionieren und nutzen dieses Wissen um neue und clevere technische Lösungen für unterschiedlichste Probleme zu finden. Ein Hacker hat…

IndiScale is a “Digital Place” in Lower Saxony

Actually, we always knew we were doing “something with digitalization”, but now it’s official: IndiScale has been selected as a “Digitaler Ort” (Digital Place) by the Digitalagentur Lower Saxony and the Lower Saxony Ministry of Economics, Labor, Transport and Digitalization. We look forward to assisting other projects on their way to a digitally enhanced future!…

HEADS app calculates risk for corona contraction

Over the last months, we developed an app for the Max Planck Institute for Dynamics and Self-Organization and the University Medical Center in Göttingen which calculates the indoor risk to contract a COVID 19 infection. The researchers, led by Freja Nordsiek, Eberhard Bodenschatz and Gholamhossein Bagheri, developed a detailed model for the spread, settling and…