to the Eldas Homepage
2.0 is Available for Download
features of Eldas 2.0:
web and grid services
to five supported databases
deployment and installation tools
here, you will find the latest news releases regarding the progress
of Eldas, as well as product downloads and links to presentations
outlining the uses for Eldas applications.
Please keep checking this web site for further updates.
Level Data Access Services
Grid Data Access Services
that allow multiple client connections to multiple databases. Eldas
Grid Data Access Services are based on the OGSI specifications. Eldas
Web Services provide an alternative interface to access data resources.
By basing Eldas on J2EE,
Enterprise Java Beans (EJB) Session
and established design patterns, Eldas has an architectural
flexibility which allows it to support both
interfaces. Indeed Eldas is able
to support any interface specification that a user may require. This
feature is of particular value in the face of evolving standards and
specifications such as the move from
of Use –
and configure services using a straight-forward graphical interface.
of core functionality and interfaces using the J2EE architecture allows
service invocation using both Grid and Web Services. Eldas can be
readily adapted to work with other interface specifications.
and Grid Service Based–
Web Services are based on J2EE,
standards. Eldas Grid Services are based on OGSI, but not reliant
on the Globus Toolkit. The Eldas architecture can be readily and easily
adapted to allow data services to be exposed using any interface standard,
Java allows the deployment and provision of services across multiple
machine architectures. Eldas is supported on Linux, Solaris and Windows.
on the established JBoss Java container environments guarantees a
secure, robust, transactional product with the minimum of development
Access to both Relational and XML databases will be possible across
multiple institutions. The modular design encapsulates and takes full
responsibility for database and data source specifics. Eldas 2.0 provides
Microsoft SQLServer and PostgreSQL
Component Architecture allows Eldas to be easily extended to more
enhanced services as the user requires e.g. data mining, data annotation
Eldas 2.0 uses
GSI Message Level Security
to provide secure data access services. Eldas
2.0 comes with a graphical tool to allow secure services to be set
up and deployed quickly and easily.
has several unique features to allow ease of installation, deployment
Eldas Deploy Tool,
Line Clients and API
Eldas is supplied
with command line client examples showing how to use the Web and Grid
Service Eldas API.