2010 System Review

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Time and Place

The Review will be held at the Jet Propulsion Lab Washington Business Office Conference Room 400 Virginia Avenue SW, Suite 720 Washington, DC 20024 Direct: (202)863-2248 Fax: (202)453-1106 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Monday March 22 9:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Tuesday March 23 9:00 a.m. – 11:45 p.m. Wednesday March 24 Eastern Time (New York, GMT-05:00)


Day 1: Monday 22-Mar-10
PresentationStart TimeTitle and Presentation MaterialsPresenterDocumentation
19:00 AMIntroductions; Goals [PDF]Dan Crichton
29:15 AMPDS Overview, Roadmap and science drivers; mission drivers [PDF]Reta BeebeRoadmap
39:45 AMPDS Engineering Overview and PDS 2010 project and Technical Assessment [PDF]Dan CrichtonProject Plan
10:30 AMBreak
410:45 AMArchitecture Overview [PDF]Dan CrichtonProject Plan
511:15 AMOperations Concept [PDF]Sean HardmanOperations Concept
12:15 PMLunch
61:15 PMPDS3 Assessment [PDF]Steve Hughes
71:45 PMPDS4 Data Standards Implementation Plan [PDF]Steve HughesProject Plan
82:15 PMPDS4 Data Architecture Design (Information Model and Core Data Structures) [PDF]Steve HughesSystem Architecture Specification
3:00 PMBreak
93:15 PMPDS4 Data Architecture Design (Data Dictionary, Grammar, etc) [PDF]Steve HughesSystem Architecture Specification
104:00 PMPDS4 Case Studies from the Discipline Nodes [PDF]Mitch GordonPDS4 Handbook
114:30 PMPDS4 Mission Alignment (LADEE, MAVEN, others) [PDF]Reta BeebePDS4 Handbook
Day 2: Tuesday 23-Mar-10
129:00 AMInternational Partners and IPDA [PDF]Dan Crichton
139:30 AMInteroperability Case Study: Venus Express [PDF]Reta Beebe
1410:00 AMInternational Partners and China [PDF]Tom Stein
10:30 AMBreak
1510:45 AMSystem Implementation Plan [PDF]Sean HardmanProject Plan
1611:15 AMSystem Architecture [PDF]Sean HardmanSystem Architecture Specification
12:15 PMLunch
171:15 PMService Design [PDF]Sean HardmanRegistry Design Harvest Design Security Design Report Design Search Design
2:15 PMBreak
183:00 PMTool Design [PDF]Sean Hardman
193:30 PMTransition and Migration [PDF]Dan CrichtonProject Plan
Day 3: Wednesday 24-Mar-10
209:00 AMTest and Deployment [PDF]Emily LawProject Plan
219:30 AMResource Plan and Schedule [PDF]Dan CrichtonProject Plan
2210:00 AMWrap up [PDF]Dan Crichton
2310:30 AMBoard Caucus and RecommendationsDave Linick

WebEx and Dial-in Information

Monday, March 22, 2010 WebEx Meeting Number: 993 756 446 Topic: PDS2010 System Review Day 1 WebEx URL: https://nasa.webex.com/nasa/j.php?ED=123750962&UID=1117941467&PW=NODZiNjZhMTYx&RT=MiMxMQ%3D%3D Tuesday, March 23, 2010 WebEx Meeting Number: 991 704 511 Topic: PDS2010 System Review Day 2 WebEx URL: https://nasa.webex.com/nasa/j.php?ED=123750967&UID=1117941492&PW=NMDFiMGU4M2Zm&RT=MiMxMQ%3D%3D Wednesday, March 24, 2010 WebEx Meeting Number: 992 857 082 Topic: PDS2010 System Review Day 3 WebEx URL: https://nasa.webex.com/nasa/j.php?ED=123750972&UID=1117941742&PW=NZjM3OTI5NWU5&RT=MiMxMQ%3D%3D The following is identical for all 3 days: Meeting start time: 9:00 am, Eastern Time (New York, GMT-05:00) WebEx Meeting Password: pds$2010 Audio Dial-In: 1-866-328-8761 Meeting ID: 1001 To Start WebEx: 1. Go to WebEx URL listed above. 2. Enter your name and email address. 3. Enter the meeting password: pds$2010 4. Click “Join Now”. 5. Follow the instructions that appear on your screen. ——————————————————- For WebEx assistance ——————————————————- 1. Go to https://nasa.webex.com/nasa/mc 2. On the left navigation bar, click “Support”. WebEx will automatically setup Meeting Manager for Windows the first time you join a meeting. To save time, you can setup prior to the meeting by clicking this link: https://nasa.webex.com/nasa/meetingcenter/mcsetup.php To check whether you have the appropriate players installed for UCF (Universal Communications Format) rich media files, go to https://nasa.webex.com/nasa/systemdiagnosis.php IMPORTANT NOTICE: The meeting service includes a feature that allows audio and any documents and other materials exchanged or viewed during the session to be recorded. By joining this session, you automatically consent to such recordings. If you do not consent to the recording, do not join the session.

Review Board

Review board members include:

  • Dave Linick (Chair), NASA/JPL
  • Dave Heather, ESA/ESTEC
  • Dave Korsemeyer, NASA/ARC
  • Jan Merka, NASA/GSFC
  • ndy Schain, NASA/HQ
  • Peter Shames, NASA/JPL


PDS Roadmap (PDF) PDS Roadmap developed by the PDS Management Council.

PDS Level 1, 2, 3 (PDF) Approved by the Management Council in 2006 to serve as a high level set of requirements for PDS.

System Architecture Drivers (PDF) A set of architecture drivers affecting the PDS system over the next decade. Developed by a sub-committee within PDS in 2008.

Architecture White Paper (PDF) An initial white paper laying out an architecture concept for the next generation PDS. Developed in 2008.

PDS 2010 Project Plan (PDF) The implementation plan for the PDS 2010 project.

PDS 2010 Project Schedule (PDF) The current schedule for the PDS 2010 project.

PDS 2010 Operations Concept (PDF) Describes the PDS 2010 system operational concept in relation to the PDS Archive Lifecycle.

PDS 2010 System Architecture Specification (PDF) Describes the system architecture for the PDS 2010 project and future PDS development.

Requirements Mapping (PDF) Maps PDS requirements to PDS3 and PDS4 applications/implementations.

PDS4 Data Dictionary (PDF) Defining the Organization and Components of PDS4 product labels.

PDS4 Information Model Specification Document (HTML) Presenting the PDS4 Information Model Specification for all components of the Planetary Data System.

PDS4 XML Schemas (PDF) Defining the Generic and Specific XML Schema for PDS4.

PDS4 Data Providers Handbook (PDF) Archiving Guide to the PDS4 Data Standards

PDS 2010 Registry Service Software Requirements and Design Document (PDF) The requirements and design specification for the Registry Service.

PDS 2010 Harvest Tool Software Requirements and Design Document (PDF) The requirements and design specification for the Harvest Tool.

PDS 2010 Security Service Software Requirements and Design Document (PDF) The requirements and design specification for the Security Service.

PDS 2010 Report Service Software Requirements and Design Document (PDF) The requirements and design specification for the Report Service.

PDS 2010 Search Service Software Requirements and Design Document (PDF) The requirements and design specification for the Search Service.

Related Papers and References

Beebe, et al, Data Management, Archiving and the Future of the PDS, White Paper to the Planetary Science Decadal Survey Committee, 2009. www.psi.edu/decadal/topical/RetaFBeebe.pdf

Crichton, et al, Developing the International Planetary Data Alliance, PV 2009. http://www.sciops.esa.int/SYS/CONFERENCE/include/pv2009/papers/39_Crichton_Developing_The_IPDA.pdf

Hughes, et al, The Next Generation PDS Data Standards, PV 2009. http://www.sciops.esa.int/SYS/CONFERENCE/include/pv2009/papers/45_Hughes_PDS4InfoModel.pdf

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