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Big Data from Space – Reference Architecture Framework


Customer: European Space Agency (ESA)

Programme: GSTP

Supply Chain: ESA > CS Group PDA


Main Picture

CS Group responsabilities are as follows:

  • Design, Development, Integration and Maintenance,
  • Open source Promoter.

The features are as follows:

  • Providing CaaS provider-agnostic to automatically create and manage ICT easily deploy micro-services.
  • Defining interoperable service and data management interfaces within a multi-cloud orchestration system.

Project implementation

The project objectives are as follows:

  • Creating a reliable and scalable multi-cloud computing infrastructure and data management platform relevant for Earth data processing

The processes for carrying out the project are:

  • Agile, Continuous integration

Technical characteristics

The solution key points are as follows:

  • On-demand computing platform creation service.
  • Useful service deployments without the complexity of managing a processing platform over a cloud infrastructure (WPS Service).

The main technologies used in this project are:

Domain Technology(ies)
Hardware environment(s) Cloud - HPC
Operating System(s) Linux
Programming language(s) GO - Python
Interoperability (protocols, format, APIs) Big Data, Protocols WPS
Production software (IDE, DEVOPS etc.) Gitlab, Apache Spark, SafeScale, Docker, go test for Go - unittest for Python, Docker - Apache Ignite, Stack ELK
Main COTS library(ies) S2P - QTIS