26 July 2016 Monitoring service for the Gran Telescopio Canarias control system
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The Monitoring Service collects, persists and propagates the Telescope and Instrument telemetry, for the Gran Telescopio CANARIAS (GTC), an optical-infrared 10-meter segmented mirror telescope at the ORM observatory in Canary Islands (Spain). A new version of the Monitoring Service has been developed in order to improve performance, provide high availability, guarantee fault tolerance and scalability to cope with high volume of data. The architecture is based on a distributed in-memory data store with a Product/Consumer pattern design. The producer generates the data samples. The consumers either persists the samples to a database for further analysis or propagates them to the consoles in the control room to monitorize the state of the whole system.
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Manuel Huertas, Manuel Huertas, Jordi Molgo, Jordi Molgo, Rosa Macías, Rosa Macías, Francisco Ramos, Francisco Ramos, "Monitoring service for the Gran Telescopio Canarias control system", Proc. SPIE 9913, Software and Cyberinfrastructure for Astronomy IV, 99133P (26 July 2016); doi: 10.1117/12.2231442; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.2231442
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