ChronosDB Storage Layer

avoid data Import 

ChronosDB directly operates on files: no time-consuming and error-prone data ingestion into an internal DBMS format. 

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Powerful storage

ChronosDB currently works with GeoTIFF & NetCDF files. They support chunking, compression, multiple data types and more.

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Share data readily

ChronosDB stores data in ordinary files in standardized formats. You can directly access the data from any other software.

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Array Schema

gdalinfo Landsat8.Level_1.SurfaceReflectance.Band4
Driver: GTiff/GeoTIFF
Size is 38673, 24937
Coordinate System is:
PROJCS["WGS 84 / UTM zone 32N",
GEOGCS["WGS 84",
DATUM["WGS_1984",
SPHEROID["WGS 84",6378137,298.257223563,
AUTHORITY["EPSG","7030"]],
AUTHORITY["EPSG","6326"]],
PRIMEM["Greenwich",0,
AUTHORITY["EPSG","8901"]],
UNIT["degree",0.0174532925199433,
AUTHORITY["EPSG","9122"]],
AUTHORITY["EPSG","4326"]],
PROJECTION["Transverse_Mercator"],
PARAMETER["latitude_of_origin",0],
PARAMETER["central_meridian",9],
PARAMETER["scale_factor",0.9996],
PARAMETER["false_easting",500000],
PARAMETER["false_northing",0],
UNIT["metre",1,
AUTHORITY["EPSG","9001"]],
AXIS["Easting",EAST],
AXIS["Northing",NORTH],
AUTHORITY["EPSG","32632"]]
Origin = (-53110.000000000000000,5878570.000000000000000)
Pixel Size = (30.000000000000000,-30.000000000000000)
Metadata:
AREA_OR_POINT=Area
Band_4=band 4 surface reflectance
Corner Coordinates:
Upper Left ( -53110.000, 5878570.000) ( 0d47'37.30"E, 52d46'20.14"N)
Lower Left ( -53110.000, 5130460.000) ( 1d50'34.16"E, 46d 6'11.15"N)
Upper Right ( 1107080.000, 5878570.000) ( 17d59'48.38"E, 52d42'52.21"N)
Lower Right ( 1107080.000, 5130460.000) ( 16d50'57.11"E, 46d 3'26.67"N)
Center ( 526985.000, 5504515.000) ( 9d22'26.95"E, 49d41'33.18"N)
Subarray=2048x2048 Block=2048x1 Type=UInt16, ColorInterp=Gray
NoData Value=0
Avoid learning a new array schema notation and inspect ChronosDB datasets in a way you are accustomed to.
Original Landsat 8 mosaic (paths 191-198, rows 24-27)
Original Landsat 8 mosaic (paths 191-198, rows 24-27)
Landsat 8 scenes tiled to 2048 x 2048 subarrays
Landsat 8 scenes tiled to 2048 x 2048 subarrays

Publications

R.A. Rodriges Zalipynis. ChronosDB: Distributed, File Based, Geospatial Array DBMS. PVLDB, 11(10): 1247-1261, 2018.

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