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Papers and Reports


Refereed Papers and Reports

CODATA Data Science Journal
An account of metadata issues encountered in the development of OPeNDAP software, including the metadata taxonomy used in the project. To download the OPeNDAP paper directly, click here.
NASA Web Accessible API Cloud Study, OPeNDAP and THG
This study, conducted by OPeNDAP and The HDF Group, explored three candidate architectures for serving NASA Earth Science HDF5 data stored in S3 via Hyrax running on Amazon Web Services (AWS). We studied the cost and performance for each architecture using the same set of several representative Use-Cases, making direct performance and cost differences in the technologies clearly evident. We found that simple approaches can yield optimal performance under many circumstances. Click here to download the PDF.