Using Astrogrid

There are two main ways to access AstroGrid services: using a desktop application - the Workbench or a web interface - the Portal. Workbench and Portal provide slightly different capabilities:

CapabiltiyWorkbench

LoginY
Query RegistryY
Build WorkflowsY
Execute & Manage WorkflowsY
Execute CEA applicationsDirectly
Build catalogue queriesY
Access MyspaceY
AutomationAny shell or programming language
RequiresJava Web Start
CapabiltiyPortal(depreciated)

LoginY
Query RegistryY
Build WorkflowsY
Execute & Manage WorkflowsY
Execute CEA applicationsOnly within a workflow
Build Dataset queriesY
Access MyspaceY
AutomationJES Workflow Documents
RequiresModern Web Browser

There are other VO applications that can access some parts of AstroGrid - in particular MySpace.