Changes between Version 2 and Version 3 of NewDataProvider


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07/07/05 09:34:07 (14 years ago)
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joe
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    7 There are three major steps to make your data available to the VSO: 
     7There are four major steps to make your data available to the VSO: 
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     9  1. Place your data online or install a staging mechanism to distribute data to remote users. 
    910  1. Describe your holdings in terms that the VSO can understand. 
    1011  1. Create a SOAP Web Service to translate VSO requests to terms suitable for your archive. 
     
    1314Assistance is available for the entire process.  We suggest that you [wiki:ContactUs Contact Us], as we may know other people who are working on making the same data available. 
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     16As an optional step, more users have found it beneficial to browse through quicklook or similar browse products in their attempts 
     17to determine which data products are of interest to them.  If appropriate to describe your data set, both lower-resolution thumbnails (approx. 128x128 pixels) and higher 
     18resolution images that can be displayed by web browsers (GIF, JPEG, PNG) are appreciated.  We may be able to provide computing resources for generating these images. 
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     22== Place your data online or install a staging mechanism to distribute data to remote users. == 
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     24Your data must be readable by the world in order for it to be distributed via the VSO. 
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     26It can be made available as individual data products through FTP or HTTP, or through some more complicated asyncronous packaging system. 
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     28If your data is already on-line, accessible by either anonymous FTP or HTTP, and has sufficent metadata in the directory structure and 
     29filenames, then the VSO can set up a proxy service on one of our servers.  [wiki:ContactUs Contact the VSO] for assistance in setting this up. 
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    1732== Describe your holdings in terms that the VSO can understand. ==