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Optical Mass Storage For A 10 Terabyte Archive: System Integration Problems And User Interface
Author(s): G. Russo; R. Albrecht; F. Ochsenbein
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Paper Abstract

We describe the implementation of an archive of scientific data, which will expand at a rate of 1 Terabyte per year, starting from the middle of 1987. The archive, now ready in a prototype fashion, is located at ESO in Garching near Munich, and will serve both the ESO (European Southern Observatory) and the ST-ECF (Space Telescope European Coordinating Facility) needs. Details on the three major system components, that is User Interface, Catalogue Handler and Archive Handler are given, with particular emphasis on the last one, which uses WORM optical disk storage, for which a specific disk format has been adopted.

Paper Details

Date Published: 14 January 1987
PDF: 7 pages
Proc. SPIE 0695, Optical Mass Data Storage II, (14 January 1987); doi: 10.1117/12.936862
Show Author Affiliations
G. Russo, Space Telescope European Coordinating Facility and University di Napoli (FRG)
R. Albrecht, Space Telescope European Coordinating Facility and European Space Agency (FRG)
F. Ochsenbein, European Southern Observatory (FRG)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0695:
Optical Mass Data Storage II
Robert P. Freese; Albert A. Jamberdino; Maarten R. de Haan, Editor(s)

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