Access to AstroGrid
Obtaining and Installing AstroGrid software
Publishing your data/applications on AstroGrid
The AstroGrid project aims to produce a working datagrid for key Astronomy databases with associated data-mining facilities.
Examples of the sorts of scientific questions AstroGrid will be able to answer can be found on the list of Science Cases.
AstroGrid 1 finished in December 2004, we are now running Astrogrid 2. The software is available for download now. Preview installations of the software are listed below in How do I obtain access to AstroGrid. The software will continue to be developed during AstroGrid 2, starting January 2005.
A fully functional installation of AstroGrid is not yet available. However, releases of AstroGrid are installed on a number of different servers for prototyping, demonstrations and testing. The latest AstroGrid releases can be found here.
Sign up as a beta tester. See the BetaTesters wiki page for how.
Precompiled binaries can be downloaded by following the Quick Downloads links to the left. The source code is available from our CVS repository.
AstroGrid is not a single piece of software, but a collection of interoperating components designed to be installed on a distributed network of computers. Detailed instructions for the installation and configuration of individual components can be found on the AstroGrid Maven pages. Components likely to be of most interest are the Publishers AstroGrid Library for publishing data to AstroGrid, and the Common Execution Architecture for publishing dataprocessing applications.
It is also possible to install a set of typical AstroGrid components on a single machine for testing purposes. Step-by-step instructions for this may be found here.
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