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29
Jan.
2020

Federation

Early Reports: MDQ Proving a Time-Saver

Looking for reasons to consider the production release candidate of the InCommon metadata query service (MDQ)? Here’s an in-use memory graph at the moment a university switched to using MDQ in its production identity provider servers. In addition, a service provider reports: “We were able to switch to using…

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29
Jan.
2020

Federation

InCommon Fun Facts – August 2019

New InCommon Participants As of August 26, 2019, InCommon had 1,023 participants. Here are the new participants since the last update in July: Higher Education Tarleton State University Tarrant County College District University of the Incarnate Word Sponsored Partners 3rd Millennium Classrooms Albany Molecular Research, Inc Inova Health System Intellectus…

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29
Jan.
2020

Academy Community Federation Software

Jump Start Your Identity and Access Solutions

Looking for a better way to manage access to resources (on-prem or in the cloud)? Working on supporting collaboration within or outside or your organization and need some help? Need an easier way to update access when individuals change status or roles (at scale!)?   The InCommon Collaboration Success Program…

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29
Jan.
2020

Community Federation

Working Group Exploring Requirements for Cloud-based IdP Services

By Dean Woodbeck, InCommon Director of Community Awareness The InCommon Technical Advisory Committee (TAC) has chartered the IdP as a Service Working Group to explore ways to make it easier for organizations to participate in the InCommon Federation. Specifically, the working group will look at the technical and…

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29
Jan.
2020

Federation

New Metadata Query Service Available for Production Use

By Nick Roy, Director of Technology and Strategy, InCommon InCommon’s brand new metadata service went live on Tuesday, July 9th. The production release candidate of the new metadata query service (MDQ) – also known as per-entity metadata – incorporates new features to save significant amounts of memory and start-up time…

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