[gdal-dev] Gdal and Open Data Cube

Peter Baumann p.baumann at jacobs-university.de
Mon Jun 12 04:24:23 PDT 2017

Hi Julien,

understood, a particular project will usually have particular constraints, no
problem. Actually, should you be willing to undertake this ODC endeavour maybe
you can post a summary of functionality and performance comparison here
afterwards? Might be interesting for some.



On 06/12/2017 11:55 AM, Julien Michel wrote:
> Hi Peter,
> I know about rasdaman, I even attended the rasdaman tutorial at FOSS4GEU 2015.
> But my point is not to choose or compare implementations : I am working with a
> project that uses the this ODC,  I want to be able to do some OTB processing
> with it, and OTB reads data through gdal. And from a gdal perspective, it
> makes sense to have drivers for every possible (open-source) data source.
> Hence my question. I am a bit worried about the overhead of what Even sketched ;)
> Regards,
> Julien
> Le 04/06/2017 à 15:09, Peter Baumann a écrit :
>> Hi Julien,
>> already seen rasdaman (www.rasdaman.org)? Fully implemented nD datacube engine,
>> proven on massive data, in operational use (not just planning phase)...and
>> proudly using GDAL.
>> As I am editor of the OGC datacube standards I'll be glad to give advice on
>> standards-based coupling. Just le me know your plans.
>> cheers,
>> Peter
>> On 06/02/2017 02:28 PM, Julien Michel wrote:
>>> Dear all,
>>> There is a lot of activity around this Open Data Cube [1] initiative, which
>>> seems promising. As far as I understand it however, what we can do with data
>>> in the datacube is limited to what the python API allows you to do. Is there
>>> any plan (and does it even make sense ?) to have a gdal driver that allows to
>>> address data ingested in a datacube instance ?
>>> Thanks a lot,
>>> Regards,
>>> Julien
>>> [1] https://github.com/opendatacube/datacube-core

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