Portuguese Web Archive – a Memory Infrastructure @DLM2014

Last updated on December 20th, 2019 at 05:18 pm

Presentation about the Archive.pt service and the importance of web archiving to preserve the memory of Humanity.

Presentation on Thursday 17:15 (13 November) in Lisbon at DLM Forum – Making the Information Governance Landscape in Europe

The Forum will be held at Instituto Superior Técnico.

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Ipres’2013: Five new communications about the Portuguese Web Archive

Last updated on December 20th, 2019 at 05:22 pm

The Portuguese Web Archive activities were presented during Ipres’2013, a scientific conference on the preservation of digital objects, that took place in Lisbon from 2 to 6 September.

System administrator for the Portugese Web Archive

Last updated on September 28th, 2017 at 01:12 pm

The Portuguese Web Archive (www.archive.pt) is looking for an administrator for its large-scale distributed system.

The system administrator we are looking to strengthen our team will be in charge of operating and maintaining the quality of the results provided by a web archive system composed by more than 60 servers.


  • Higher education on Computer Engineering.
  • Experience on design, operation and administration of large-scale distributed systems exposed on the Internet.
  • Technical knowledge on Apache HTTP Server, Apache Tomcat, Java and Linux.
  • Experience on technologies to monitor and manage distributed systems (e.g. Nagios, Cacti, Ganglia, Rex, Puppet, Chef, SpaceWalk, Jenkins).

Experience preferences

  • Distributed processing (e.g. Hadoop, HBase).
  • Web informationm search (e.g. Apache Solr, Lucene);
  • Web archiving tehcnologies (e.g. Heritrix, Wayback Machine, NutchWAX);
  • Software management platforms (ex. Selenium, SonarCube, Ant, Maven, Git, SVN).
  • Load balacing and fault tolerance tools (e.g. LVS).

We appreciate your help disseminating this offer.