The Future of the VO. (the Tale of Tails...). Alex Szalay The Johns Hopkins University Jim Gray Microsoft Research. The VO: Fast (and Furious). We have been moving forward at a very fast pace First services in production Big international collaboration Strong national projects
(the Tale of Tails...)
Alex SzalayThe Johns Hopkins University
Jim GrayMicrosoft Research
Q: How long can this growth continue?
describing natural phenomena
using models, generalizations
simulating complex phenomena
synthesizing theory, experiment and computation with advanced data management and statistics new algorithms!
Van de Graaf
SSC vs LHC
8-10m class telescopes
30-100m telescopesSimilarities to HEP
How long does the data growth continue?
rapidly changing generations
Log P = Log p1 + Log p2 + … + Log pn …
M. Ripeanu (UC): Top 500 computers
(a) big surveys
(b) value added, refereed products
(c) mode ad-hoc data, images, outreach info