Information on Service 'Global TAP Schema Simple Search'

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The global TAP schema collects information on tables and columns from known TAP servers. This facilitates locating queriable data by physics (via UCD) or keywords (via description).

For a list of all services and tables belonging to this service's resource, see Information on resource 'GloTS, the Global TAP Schema'

Overview

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This service is published as follows:

local means it is listed on our front page, ivo_managed means it has a record in the VO registry, gavo means it is within GAVO's service registry.

Other services provided on the underlying data include:

Input Fields

The following fields are available to provide input to the service (with some renderers, some of these fields may be unavailable):

NameTable Head DescriptionUnitUCD
columnwords Column words Terms in column description (case does not matter, patterns not allowed) N/A N/A
tablewords Table words Terms in table description (case does not matter, patterns not allowed) N/A N/A
ucd UCD UCD of column (many services still have 1.0 UCDs). N/A N/A

Default Output Fields

The following fields are contained in the output by default. More fields may be available for selection; these would be given below in the VOTable output fields.

NameTable Head DescriptionUnitUCD
accessURL Srv. URL Base URL of TAP endpoint N/A N/A
column_name Column Column name N/A N/A
description Description Brief description of column N/A N/A
indexed Index? Is there an index on this column? N/A N/A
ivoId id IVOA identifier of providing service N/A N/A
table_desc Table description Brief description of the table N/A N/A
table_name Table name Fully qualified table name N/A N/A
ucd UCD UCD of column (many services still have 1.0 UCDs). N/A N/A
unit Unit Unit in VO standard format N/A N/A

VOTable Output Fields

The following fields are available in VOTable output. The verbosity level is a number intended to represent the relative importance of the field on a scale of 1 to 30. The services take a VERB argument. A field is included in the output if their verbosity level is less or equal VERB*10.

NameTable Head DescriptionUnitUCD Verb. Level
column_name Column Column name N/A N/A 1
description Description Brief description of column N/A N/A 5
ucd UCD UCD of column (many services still have 1.0 UCDs). N/A N/A 5
table_name Table name Fully qualified table name N/A N/A 5
ivoId id IVOA identifier of providing service N/A N/A 5
unit Unit Unit in VO standard format N/A N/A 15
indexed Index? Is there an index on this column? N/A N/A 15
table_desc Table description Brief description of the table N/A N/A 15
accessURL Srv. URL Base URL of TAP endpoint N/A N/A 15

VOResource XML (that's something exclusively for VO nerds)