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Data Catalog Overview: Amundson

Open Source Data Catalog Overview: Amundsen

In this blog post, the second in a series about Open Source Data Catalogs, we will be talking about the Open Source Data Discovery and Metadata Engine known as Amundsen. We will be going over what the main idea of Amundsen is, what kinds of technologies make up Amundsen, methods of installation and development, and then go through the installation process of Amundsen using the docker method along with a few obstacles we ran into while doing so. We will also discuss the main microservices that make up Amundsen, configuration options for them, and how to add authentication to Amundsen. Finally, we conclude with some ending thoughts and conclusions on Amundsen from the perspective of a short dive into it.

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Open Source Data Catalog Overview: CKAN

In this blog post, the first in a series about Open Source Data Catalogs, we will be talking about an Open Source Data Catalog known as CKAN. We will be going over what the main idea of CKAN is, what kinds of technologies make up CKAN, ways to install CKAN, and then go over installing CKAN using the package installation method along with some hurdles we ran into while doing so. Then, we will discuss a few optional features of CKAN such as its FileStore and DataStore, and then talk about ways of adding data to CKAN. Finally we conclude with some ending thoughts and conclusions on CKAN from the perspective of a short dive into it.

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