Why Stackable for Open Data?
At Stackable, we’re deeply committed to free and open source software, fostering openness and collaboration. By aligning with the FAIR principles of findability, accessibility, interoperability, and reusability, we offer a robust data platform for our customers and project partners to harness the power of Open Data.
Our customers and project partners see the Stackable Data Platform as a powerful foundation for their Open Data initiative.
“GBIF’s transition to the Stackable Data Platform has been transformative, allowing us to seamlessly standardize diverse data while adhering to open data principles. Stackable’s modular architecture empowers us to efficiently integrate global biodiversity data, making it an invaluable partner in our mission.”
Tim Robertson, GBIF Head of Informatics
Data Readable by Machines
Our data platform provides robust data management capabilities to ensure data is findable, accessible, and interoperable:
- Metadata Standardization
- Metadata Enrichment
- Data Catalog
- Persistent Identifiers
Data Access & Interoperability
Efficient Format Transformation
Our data platform facilitates seamless data access and promotes interoperability among diverse data sources and formats:
- API Services
- Data Transformation Tools
- Linked Data Support
- Ontology Mapping
Data Governance & Reusability
Robust Data Security
Our platform implements strong data governance mechanisms to ensure data quality, security, and reusability:
- Data Quality Checks
- Access Control
- Licensing Information
- Data Provenance Tracking
CUSTOMER SUCCESS STORY: Stackable Data Platform for The Global Biodiversity Information Facility
Global biodiversity data at GBIF
Background: GBIF – the Global Biodiversity Information Facility – is is an international network that promotes free and open access to biodiversity data from around the world. GBIF collects, shares, and standardizes biodiversity data, enabling scientists, researchers, and policymakers to better understand and manage global biodiversity.
Challenge: GBIF faced the challenge of managing vast amounts of biodiversity data contributed by various institutions and researchers. They needed a solution that could effectively handle diverse data formats, ensure data quality, and provide seamless data access and sharing while adhering to FAIR principles.
Solution: GBIF selected the open-source Stackable Data Platform to migrate from a commercial data management product. The solution is designed to support FAIR data principles and provide advanced data management capabilities. The platform’s modular architecture allowed GBIF to customize and configure components to meet their specific needs.
Marispace-X aims to create a digital maritime data space based on the data sovereignty, security, interoperability and modularity of Gaia-X. Marispace-X offers new ways in maritime Big Data processing and sensor data analysis via edge, fog and cloud computing. FAIR and open datasets are a cornerstone for comprehensive and integrated data analysis especially for these use cases:
- Technologies and sensors for the Internet of Underwater Things
- Data-driven management of offshore wind parks
- Data analytics and management for ammunition in the sea
- Assess CO2 saving potential for biological climate protection
Our Specialist for Open Data Platforms
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CTO & CO-FOUNDER of Stackable
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