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Monitoring service for the Gran Telescopio Canarias control system
Author(s): Manuel Huertas; Jordi Molgo; Rosa Macías; Francisco Ramos
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Paper Abstract

The Monitoring Service collects, persists and propagates the Telescope and Instrument telemetry, for the Gran Telescopio CANARIAS (GTC), an optical-infrared 10-meter segmented mirror telescope at the ORM observatory in Canary Islands (Spain). A new version of the Monitoring Service has been developed in order to improve performance, provide high availability, guarantee fault tolerance and scalability to cope with high volume of data. The architecture is based on a distributed in-memory data store with a Product/Consumer pattern design. The producer generates the data samples. The consumers either persists the samples to a database for further analysis or propagates them to the consoles in the control room to monitorize the state of the whole system.

Paper Details

Date Published: 26 July 2016
PDF: 9 pages
Proc. SPIE 9913, Software and Cyberinfrastructure for Astronomy IV, 99133P (26 July 2016); doi: 10.1117/12.2231442
Show Author Affiliations
Manuel Huertas, Gran Telescopio Canarias (Spain)
Jordi Molgo, Gran Telescopio Canarias (Spain)
Rosa Macías, Gran Telescopio Canarias (Spain)
Francisco Ramos, Gran Telescopio Canarias (Spain)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 9913:
Software and Cyberinfrastructure for Astronomy IV
Gianluca Chiozzi; Juan C. Guzman, Editor(s)

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