tl;dr: Just take me to the quickstart demos.

The Dataverse Cloud & Container Guide

This project aims at offering a new way to deploy, run and maintain a Dataverse installation for any purpose on any kind of Kubernetes-based cloud infrastructure. You can use it on your laptop, in your on-prem datacentre or public cloud. With the power of Kubernetes, many scenarios are possible.


This is a community driven and supported project, unsupported by IQSS, Harvard.
Current main driver is Forschungszentrum Jülich.

If you need help, please open an issue or find us on IRC or Twitter.

Content: what can you do for me?

We provide you with simple to re-use Kubernetes objects as building blocks. Those help with

And if you’re into developing Dataverse, we offer an easy to use development setup approach.

We’re also maintaining the container images deployments build upon.

Context: what is Dataverse?

The dataverse project describes itself as:

Dataverse is an open source web application to share, preserve, cite, explore,
and analyze research data. It facilitates making data available to others, and
allows you to replicate others’ work more easily. Researchers, journals, data
authors, publishers, data distributors, and affiliated institutions all receive
academic credit and web visibility.

Media: where are the stories?

This project was presented at a few Dataverse related events: