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Observation metadata handling system at the European Southern Observatory
Author(s): Adam Dobrzycki; Daniel Brandt; David Giot; John Lockhart; Jesus Rodriguez; Nathalie Rossat; My Hà Vuong
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Paper Abstract

We present the design of the system for handling observations metadata at the Science Archive Facility of the European Southern Observatory using Sybase ASE, Replication Server and Sybase IQ. The system has been reengineered to enhance the browsing capabilities of Archive contents using searches on any observation parameter, for on-line updates on all parameters and for the on-the-fly introduction of those updates in files retrieved from the Archive. The systems also reduces the replication of duplicate information and simplifies database maintenance.

Paper Details

Date Published: 30 June 2006
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 6270, Observatory Operations: Strategies, Processes, and Systems, 627027 (30 June 2006); doi: 10.1117/12.671268
Show Author Affiliations
Adam Dobrzycki, European Southern Observatory (Germany)
Daniel Brandt, European Southern Observatory (Germany)
David Giot, European Southern Observatory (Germany)
John Lockhart, European Southern Observatory (Germany)
Jesus Rodriguez, European Southern Observatory (Germany)
Nathalie Rossat, European Southern Observatory (Germany)
My Hà Vuong, European Southern Observatory (Germany)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 6270:
Observatory Operations: Strategies, Processes, and Systems
David R. Silva; Rodger E. Doxsey, Editor(s)

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