New LinkAhead Release 0.9.2

We just released a new LinkAhead version which updates the underlying CaosDB components to their most recent releases (see Download the latest version here! What’s new LinkAhead 0.9.2 introduces built-in graphical user andrights management (ACM), some conveniencefeatures and important bug fixes. Some details on major changes: [0.9.2] – 2023-02-28 For CHANGELOG of components, like the caosdb-server,…

CaosDB available via Docker

We are excited to announce that there is a new way to deploy CaosDB via Docker. Docker is an Open Source software to easily deploy software as containers and therefore ideally suited to run CaosDB in different software environments without the need for differing installation procedures. This also obsoletes the step of setting up an…

New LinkAhead Introductory Series: Upcoming Online Events

In the month of October of 2022, IndiScale will offer a total of three events introducing LinkAhead and its functionalities. The events are also to be found with their respective meeting links at Here is the list of our events for 2022: LinkAhead Introduction Data Management from Acquisition to Publication 06.10.2022, 16:00 Learn how…

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/

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 Changed

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