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From: Fernando Chirigati <fchirigati-RWB/UN2hA5c <at> public.gmane.org>
Subject: [Dbworld] Introducing ReproZip!
Newsgroups: gmane.comp.db.dbworld
Date: Thursday 9th June 2016 04:32:08 UTC (about 1 year ago)
This message introduces ReproZip (https://vida-nyu.github.io/reprozip/),
a tool developed at NYU that makes reproducibility quite easy, even after
an experiment or software has been developed without reproducibility in
mind.

ReproZip enables a researcher to create a compendium of his/her Linux
experiment by automatically tracking and identifying all its required
dependencies (data files, libraries, configuration files, etc.). After
creating the package with at most two commands, the researcher can share it
with others, who can then use ReproZip to unpack the experiment and
reproduce the findings independent of their operating system, again with
little to no effort. ReproZip can also be used to simply detect all the
dependencies used by the experiment, which allows for better documentation
and debugging.

ReproZip can pack and unpack a variety of experiments, including
client-server scenarios, databases, and interactive and visualization
tools. Our examples repository (https://github.com/ViDA-NYU/reprozip-examples/)
contains a few examples of experiments packed and unpacked with ReproZip,
including:

- A simulation in statistical physics (https://github.com/ViDA-NYU/reprozip-examples/tree/master/ising-model);
- Data analysis examples in digital humanities (https://github.com/ViDA-NYU/reprozip-examples/tree/master/irish-schools)
and data journalism (https://github.com/ViDA-NYU/reprozip-examples/tree/master/bechdel-test);
- A real Web app called Stacked Up (https://github.com/ViDA-NYU/reprozip-examples/tree/master/stacked-up),
which includes a PostgreSQL database;
- A tool for visualizing the bus transportation system in the city of
Konstanz (https://github.com/ViDA-NYU/reprozip-examples/tree/master/bus-vis).

ReproZip will be demoed at SIGMOD this year, so please drop by, check our
demo examples, and ask us any questions you might have! Also, if you have
an experiment that can be executed in a reasonable time (i.e., that takes
at most 2 minutes), feel free to bring it for us to pack and unpack! We
will have USB drivers to move ReproZip packages between computers.

For more information on ReproZip, please check the preprint of our demo
paper (http://bigdata.poly.edu/~fchirigati/papers/reprozip-sigmod206.pdf),
our official website (https://vida-nyu.github.io/reprozip/),
and our documentation (http://reprozip.readthedocs.io/).

See you at SIGMOD!

Fernando Chirigati
Remi Rampin
Vicky Steeves
Dennis Shasha
Juliana Freire
(New York University)
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