ADASS 2002 Trip Report
Virtual Observatory Technologies
- Rapid Development: Java runtime speed catching up?
- UDDI Not a Panacea; XML/SOAP Performance problematic.
- eSTAR: prototype grid of
robotic telescopes. "Databases/Archives are special case of
- Sky Indexing System: how to map region of sky to urls of different
- Joining Source Catalogs in RDBMS: B-trees: 1% of sky
(gsc, usno-a2) indexed in trial, 1/4 size. PostgresQL backend.
- Interoperability: ISO Data and XMM-Newton Science Archives:
Java, XML. Interesting, but their java applet crashes my browser!