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Architecture for access to a compute-intensive image mosaic service in the NVO

Berriman, G. Bruce and Curkendall, David and Good, John and Jacob, Joseph and Katz, Daniel S. and Kong, Mihseh and Monkewitz, Serge and Moore, Reagan and Prince, Thomas and Williams, Roy (2002) Architecture for access to a compute-intensive image mosaic service in the NVO. In: Virtual Observatories. Proceedings of SPIE. No.4846. Society of Photo-optical Instrumentation Engineers (SPIE) , Bellingham, WA, pp. 91-102. ISBN 9780819446251.

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The National Virtual Observatory (NVO) will provide on-demand access to data collections, data fusion services and compute intensive applications. The paper describes the development of a framework that will support two key aspects of these objectives: a compute engine that will deliver custom image mosaics, and a "request management system," based on an e-business applications server, for job processing, including monitoring, failover and status reporting. We will develop this request management system to support a diverse range of astronomical requests, including services scaled to operate on the emerging computational grid infrastructure. Data requests will be made through existing portals to demonstrate the system: the NASA/IPAC Extragalactic Database (NED), the On-Line Archive Science Information Services (OASIS) at the NASA/IPAC Infrared Science Archive (IRSA); the Virtual Sky service at Caltech's Center for Advanced Computing Research (CACR), and the yourSky mosaic server at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL).

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Additional Information:© 2002 Society of Photo-Optical Instrumentation Engineers (SPIE). The request management system is based upon work supported by the National Science Foundation under Cooperative Agreement No. AST-0122449. Montage is supported by the NASA Earth Sciences Technology Office Computing Technologies program, under Cooperative Agreement Notice NCC 5-6261. We wish to thank Dr. Ewa Deelman, Dr. George Kremenek, and Dr. Joseph Mazzarella for constructive discussions.
Group:Infrared Processing and Analysis Center (IPAC)
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NASANCC 5-6261
Subject Keywords:Astronomical image mosaics, image reprojection, data access, request management
Series Name:Proceedings of SPIE
Issue or Number:4846
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Official Citation:G. Bruce Berriman, David Curkendall, John C. Good, Joseph C. Jacob, Daniel S. Katz, Mihseh Kong, Serge Monkewitz, Reagan Moore, Thomas A. Prince, and Roy E. Williams "Architecture for access to a compute-intensive image mosaic service in the NVO", Proc. SPIE 4846, Virtual Observatories, (16 December 2002); doi: 10.1117/12.461507;
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