US (NVO/VAO) opinions on HTTP GET in VOSpace 2.0
dtody at nrao.edu
Thu Oct 1 16:44:22 PDT 2009
On Fri, 2 Oct 2009, Dave Morris wrote:
> On 02/10/09 00:19, Douglas Tody wrote:
>> Very commonly a server is dedicated to these services and there is no
>> conventional Web server.
> Sorry, lost me there, if you don't have a web server .... then how were you
> intending to implement the DAL or SIAP service ?
In an application server, typically (tomcat etc.). Running VO services
such as SIA, vospace, etc. Often a machine is dedicated to this purpose
with no conventional Web server. (I am assuming that "web server" does
not equate to HTTP GET).
>> In any case, we need VOSpace for per-user storage management for
>> asynchronous services,
>> for table integration with TAP (where the file is also a DBMS table), and
>> so forth.
> Which is what the existing VOSpace specification is intended to support.
Well then we need it and a mere Web server won't do.
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