Oct. 16, 2013
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NOW AVAILABLE: Fedora 4.0 Alpha 2 Release

Winchester, MA  DuraSpace and the Fedora team are proud to announce the Alpha 2 release of Fedora 4.0. In the continuing effort to provide early access to the quickly growing Fedora 4 feature set, this Alpha release is one of several leading up to the feature-complete Fedora 4 Beta release. 

Download Fedora 4.0 Alpha 2 here:

In addition to carrying forward the best qualities of the Fedora platform, Fedora 4.0 addresses high priority requirements expressed by the international repository community, including:

• increased performance, with enhanced vertical and horizontal scalability,

• improved durability and service availability,

• built-in support for participating in the world of linked open data,

• easier installation and deployment, and

• an improved platform for developers—one that is easier to work with and   will engage a larger corps of developers.

Get Involved

If you are interested in finding out about how to get involved please contact Jonathan Markow at Find out more about Fedora development here:

Are you in Anaheim for EDUCAUSE Oct. 15-18?  Please join Timothy McGeary, Director of Library and Information Technology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Jill Sexton, Head of Digital Repository Services, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and Andrew Woods, Fedora Technical Lead, DuraSpace, to learn more about how your organization can be a catalyst for community collaborations like Fedora. The session will be held on Oct 17, 2013 from 9:10 AM - 10:00 AM PT in Meeting Room 304C/D.

About Fedora

Fedora is an open source project of the DuraSpace organization that provides a flexible, extensible and durable digital object management services. First released in 2004, it has hundreds of adopters worldwide, with deep roots in the research, scientific, intellectual and cultural heritage communities. See for more information. Fedora is supported by its community of users, and stewarded by DuraSpace.