January 2016 – pre-release

  • Basic functionality was pre-released after 3 months of project’ Kick-off with the following applications:
    • Time series viewer application on limited data (PROBA-V bands) and only supporting pre-defined regions.
    • Full-resolution viewing application on PROBA-V 1km data.
    • N-daily compositor application on PROBA-V 1 km (full archive) and 300 m data (most recent year only).
    • ESA Cloud Toolbox, enriched with sample PROBA-V data (all collections over Europe from March 2015 till October 2015) & support for Python and the SNAP toolbox.
  • Web portal with access to the released applications.
  • Pre-release of the platform on an operational OpenStack and Hadoop cluster, deployed in the VITO data center.

 

October 2016 – first iteration

  • Secured and high-available OpenStack and Hadoop clusters, which are ready to support external users.
  • Full-resolution viewing application on PROBA-V data, i.e. including 300 m and 100 m resolution.
  • First demonstration of interactive notebooks.
  • First preparations to support the beta users of the platform by providing Virtual Machines (VMs).
  • Documentation/tutorials explaining the way to use the platform.

 

December 2016 - first iteration / part 2

  • First iteration of the Data Manager integrated on the platform, to support on-demand data provision.

 

Summer 2017 – second iteration

  • User-defined polygons and single pixels in the Time Series Viewer.
  • Interactive notebooks.
  • Support external users on the OpenStack cluster in a Virtual Machine with remote desktop access.
  • Support workloads from external users on the Hadoop environment.
  • Web services according OGC standards: WPS, WCS, WMTS
  • Data Manager extensions: support limited downloads of Sentinel-2 and Landsat data on the platform for Cal/Val activities, ... .

 

Spring 2018 – third iteration

The content of this iteration will be defined later on.