LDM and IDD Status Report

LDM and IDD Status Report
Winter 2007/2008

Steve Emmerson
Mike Schmidt
Jeff Weber
Tom Yoksas

April 2, 2008

Real-time, self-managing data flows -- Unidata will foster and support the existence of real-time data flows that encompass a broad range of Earth-system phenomena, can be accessed with ease by all constituents, and are self managing in respect to changing contents and user needs.

-- A goal of Unidata 2008: Shaping the Future of Data Use in the Geosciences

LDM Status Report

LDM version of previous report was 6.6.3. Current LDM version is 6.6.5. (Beta LDM version is

LDM release highlights since previous report:

IDD Status Report

Next Generation LDM Status Report

Steve Emmerson has returned to the development of a Next-Generation LDM.

A request to the user community for potential "users stories" (i.e., usage scenarios) to help guide the design and development of a next-generation LDM generated significant traffic on the associated mailing-list:

Our response was to create a forum, a wiki, and to send a request for continued input to the community:

The forum is for threaded discussions and the wiki (which has six informational pages, currently) is for user-education and the gathering and sharing of information.

For previous information, please refer to the Fall 2007 User Committee status report.