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OpenTel

Package



AstroGrid-D

http://www.astrogrid-d.org/


Astrophysical Institute Potsdam, Germany

http://www.aip.de/


2008

INTRODUCTION


This is the software packages OpenTel.

It provides grid integration for robotic telescopes based on the Globus Toolkit middleware.

It is free open source software released under the Apache license. See copyright for details.

COMPONENTS

bin/ Folder of the OpenTel tools, i.e. user interface for the submission and cancellation of observations, selection of telescopes, geration of schedules, etc.
broker/ Telescope broker for selection telescopes according to certain requirements
cwm/ Cwm, a general-purpose data processor used by the broker (http://www.w3.org/2000/10/swap/doc/cwm.html)
dbtriggers/ Datebase triggers for submitting metadata to the AstroGrid-D information service Stellaris
doc/ Documentation
SPARQL/ SPARQL query examples to retrieve infromation from Stellaris
scheduler/ Scheduler for creating of observation schedules for continuous observations within a given list of telescopes
targets/ Examples of RTML observation request
telescopes/ Folder of static RTML descriptions of all integrated telescopes
xml/ XSLTs used by the OpenTel tools to determine certain properties from the RTML descriptions

COPYRIGHT & LICENSE


Copyright 2008       AstroGrid-D (http://www.astrogrid-d.org)

Licensed under the Apache License, Version 2.0 (the "License");
you may not use this file except in compliance with the License.
You may obtain a copy of the License at

       http://www.apache.org/licenses/LICENSE-2.0

Unless required by applicable law or agreed to in writing, software
distributed under the License is distributed on an "AS IS" BASIS,
WITHOUT WARRANTIES OR CONDITIONS OF ANY KIND, either express or implied.
See the License for the specific language governing permissions and
limitations under the License.

Download and Installation

The latest version can be downloaded from the SVN repository:

svn co svn://svn.gac-grid.org/software/OpenTel OpenTel  

Prerequisites are an installation of the Globus Toolkit, valid grid certificates and the information service Stellaris.

AUTHORS


Frank Breitling fbreitling @aip.de Coordination, architecture, integration, user interfaces, etc.
Thomas Röblitz roeblitz @zib.de Broker
Stephan Braune sbraune @aip.de Scheduler
Thomas Granzer tgranzer @aip.de STELLA integration (http://www.aip.de/stella/)