The Hackathon builds on results from the recently concluded OGC Testbed-13 initiative, and paves the way for Tested-14 and subsequent initiatives in the context of standards based deployment and execution of applications in cloud environments. The goal of the Hackathon is to demonstrate that the Testbed-13 results, described in the Engineering Reports OGC Testbed-13: Exploitation Platform Application Package, OGC Testbed-13: Application Deployment and Execution Service, and OGC Testbed-13: Cloud, are fit for purpose. Given that these Engineering Reports state several options, this Hackathon shall identify the best solution and identify any missing elements as basis for Testbed-14 and future initiatives.
The Hackathon provides a business opportunity for stakeholders to experiment with the latest results from Testbed-13 in the context of ESA’s Earth Observation (EO) Exploitation Platforms. Participants will establish design decisions that influence the upcoming Testbed-14 and future work in the context of application handling in cloud environments. Participants can establish robust relationships with OGC members active in geospatial cloud processing, with sponsoring organizations, and participate in essential stages of the standardization process.
The Hackathon will run from March to May 2018, with a Clarification Webinar for prospective participants on February 19. A Kickoff Workshop at OGC’s Technical and Planning Committee Meeting in Orléans, France (attendable remotely) will mark the beginning of the Hackathon.