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CasJobs and MyDB: A Batch Query Workbench
January/February 2008 (vol. 10 no. 1)
pp. 18-29
Nolan Li, Johns Hopkins University
Ani R. Thakar, Johns Hopkins University
Catalog Archive Server Jobs (CasJobs) is an asynchronous query workbench service that lets users run unrestricted SQL queries against scientific catalog archives. After running queries in batch mode, users can save their results to a personal database called MyDB before downloading them, letting users manage their query workloads, results, and histories without causing network overloads.

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Index Terms:
Sloan Digital Sky Survey Science Archive, SDSS, astronomy, large-scale databases, database management systems
Citation:
Nolan Li, Ani R. Thakar, "CasJobs and MyDB: A Batch Query Workbench," Computing in Science and Engineering, vol. 10, no. 1, pp. 18-29, Jan.-Feb. 2008, doi:10.1109/MCSE.2008.6
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