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Discovery Architecture

Introduction

RMODP Viewpoints

  • Enterprise
    • Purpose, scope & policies governing activities of system within its host organisation.
  • Purpose : provide search engine for geospatial metadata records
  • Scope : CEDA & other NERC-related data providers.
  • Policies : Data providers provide metadata for harvesting, central function harvests metadata, ingests into central database and provides API to support searching. 3rd parties host portals acting as front ends to the search service.
  • Information
    • Kinds of information handled by the system and constraints on the use and interpretation of that information.
  • Computational
    • Functional decomposition of system into set of objects that interact at interfaces, enabling system distribtion
  • Engineering
    • Infrastructure required to support system distribution
  • Technology
    • choice of technology to support system distribution