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ESCO is conducting a Request For Comments (RFC) for the Cloud Notification Mechanism (CNM) as an ESDS standard interface mechanism for electronic transfer of notifications in compliance with security guidelines.
The CNM is used for the notification of ingestible data from one Earth Observing System Data and Information System (EOSDIS) entity to another (for example a Science Data System (SDS) to a DAAC). The mechanism is push based by which messages are sent from one EOSDIS entity to another, on a commercial compute platform, using a push notification service (in the case of Amazon Web Services, Simple Notification Service (SNS), Simple Queue Service (SQS), or Kinesis). This RFC document provides a brief introduction, with the full CNM specification detailed in Section 2 of the Cloud Notification Mechanism Interface Control Document (ICD).
All review comments are due by Friday, May 26, 2023.
Reviewer Responsibility and Questions
This review considers the approval of the CNM as an accepted practice for use in NASA Earth science data systems. Reviewers should evaluate the content of this proposal to identify any strengths, weaknesses, omissions, obstacles, and/or limitations related to the endorsement of the CNM as an ESDS standard interface mechanism for electronic transfer of notifications. Please provide feedback by adding comments, requesting clarification, proposing changes, or identifying issues.
After reviewing this RFC for CNM, please rate the following questions on a scale of 1 to 5 where 1 = very unlikely, 2 = unlikely, 3 = neutral, 4 = likely, and 5 = very likely. (Detailed responses are also welcome.)
- How likely are you to support the endorsement of CNM for use in NASA Earth science data systems?
- How likely will this standard be utilized by your organization?
Please answer the following demographic questions to help us ensure responses are received from target audiences and affiliations for this RFC.
- What is your role? Identify your job function such as data scientist, science communication & outreach, data management, operations, design & development, engineering, and/or any other descriptive terms.
- Where do you work? Provide name of DAAC, project, or organization which best represents your affiliation.
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