OGDI DataLab

OGDI Version 6 Released

Posted by on Sep 1, 2013

For all our OpenData friends there is some good news. The OGDI project keeps expanding and the developers just published a new release of OGDI – version 6. It is still in GitHub and you can get it from the previous repository location

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Installing OGDI version 5 on Azure – Part 6

Posted by on May 5, 2013

Uploading Data in the Catalogue

In this part, we will be uploading data in the catalogue we have created and configured in the previous parts of this walkthrough. The OGDI DataLab v.5 solution has two projects that can help us with that – console application and Windows application. We will focus on the more visual and easy to use one – DataLoaderGuiApp.

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Installing OGDI version 5 on Azure – Part 5

Posted by on May 5, 2013

Defining Endpoints

In this part we will explain how to define OGDI catalogues necessary for the connections between the data storage and the data service. The configuration of the end points uses the ConfigTool project from the OGDI DataLab solution. It’s use is quite simple and common sense can guide you as well. But, if you want to see how we did it, just follow along.

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Installing OGDI version 5 on Azure – Part 4

Posted by on May 5, 2013

Publishing the DataBrowser Project

In this part, we will show you how to upload the DataBrowser.Cloud project, which includes the web role and the worker role, to the Windows Azure instance you have created in part 1. These roles will become your webpages where users will have the access to the data in your catalogue.

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Installing OGDI version 5 on Azure – Part 3

Posted by on May 5, 2013

Configuring the Roles

In this third part of the walkthrough, we will configure the web role and the worker role projects so you can publish them on your Windows Azure Cloud service. This configuration is necessary to connect the catalogue data with the metadata of the endpoint. They will be the ones that provide the data to any client that visits your site.

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Installing OGDI version 5 on Azure – Part 2

Posted by on May 5, 2013

Installing Dependencies

In the second part of the walkthrough, we will cover the preparation of the OGDI DataLab solution for compiling and publishing on the Windows Azure instance. When you download the files, you will be missing the 3rd party dependencies for some of the projects in the package.

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