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Microsoft TerraServer

Tom Barclay, Jim Gray, Don Slutz
2000 Proceedings of the 2000 ACM SIGMOD international conference on Management of data - SIGMOD '00  
Microsoft® TerraServer stores aerial, satellite, and topographic images of the earth in a SQL database available via the Internet.  ...  TerraServer demonstrates that general-purpose relational database technology can manage large scale image repositories, and shows that web browsers can be a good geo-spatial image presentation system.  ...  The Microsoft Encarta product team cross-referenced Encarta Encyclopedia articles with the TerraServer imagery.  ... 
doi:10.1145/342009.335424 dblp:conf/sigmod/BarclaySG00 fatcat:kt2k6x3exnfpzbssz4wz3jzygq

Microsoft TerraServer [article]

Tom Barclay, Robert Eberl, Jim Gray, John Nordlinger, Guru Raghavendran, Don Slutz, Greg Smith, Phil Smoot, John Hoffman, Natt Robb III, Hedy Rossmeissl, Beth Duff, George Lee (+2 others)
1998 arXiv   pre-print
The Microsoft TerraServer stores aerial and satellite images of the earth in a SQL Server Database served to the public via the Internet.  ...  The TerraServer is also an E-Commerce application. Users can buy the right to use the imagery using Microsoft Site Servers managed by the USGS and Aerial Images.  ...  Acknowledgments The TerraServer project is a consortium of four major participants -Microsoft, Compaq, Aerial  ... 
arXiv:cs/9809011v1 fatcat:5jslymymsrfnlm3n2ykfo3sofe

Microsoft TerraServer

Tom Barclay, Jim Gray, Don Slutz
2000 SIGMOD record  
Microsoft® TerraServer stores aerial, satellite, and topographic images of the earth in a SQL database available via the Internet.  ...  TerraServer demonstrates that general-purpose relational database technology can manage large scale image repositories, and shows that web browsers can be a good geo-spatial image presentation system.  ...  The Microsoft Encarta product team cross-referenced Encarta Encyclopedia articles with the TerraServer imagery.  ... 
doi:10.1145/335191.335424 fatcat:rzm4ubnbdre6xpgqc2ctiend24

A "Gap Bridger"

Richard Rashid
2008 SIGMOD record  
He created the first Microsoft Research group outside of our initial research lab in Redmond, WA. Jim's impact on industry and science was not limited to his own area of research.  ...  Everywhere he went his impact was felt: IBM, Tandem, DEC and Microsoft.  ...  Over the years I frequently made this comment in my speeches about Microsoft Research and the leadership of our research group in the Bay Area.  ... 
doi:10.1145/1379387.1379400 fatcat:njconzi57zcrrmhrno77v65gxe

TerraService.NET: An Introduction to Web Services [article]

Tom Barclay, Jim Gray, Eric Strand, Steve Ekblad, Jeffrey Richter
2002 arXiv   pre-print
The TerraService.NET web service was added to the popular TerraServer database and web site with no major structural changes to the database.  ...  Introduction: TerraServer and TerraService The Microsoft® TerraServer (http://terraserver.net) web site has been operational since 1998.  ...  Earlier research reports describe the Microsoft TerraServer database and HTML based application in depth [Barclay 98, Barclay 00] .  ... 
arXiv:cs/0208010v1 fatcat:fl3pe4girfhsnkkqquoije4rga

Knowledge Sifter: Agent-Based Ontology-Driven Search over Heterogeneous Databases Using Semantic Web Services [chapter]

Larry Kerschberg, Mizan Chowdhury, Alberto Damiano, Hanjo Jeong, Scott Mitchell, Jingwei Si, Stephen Smith
2004 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
Knowledge Sifter can search geo-spatial ontology services such as the USGS Geographic Names Information System (GNIS) and Princeton University's WordNet as well as image databases including Lycos and TerraServer  ...  TerraServer. The TerraServer is a technology demonstration for Microsoft. There is a Web Service API for TerraServer.  ...  Knowledge Sifter has been implemented as a web-application using the ASP and C# languages based on Microsoft .Net Framework.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-540-30145-5_17 fatcat:5aclequ5ffam5m7i4bn63yngsi

Data mining: concepts and techniques

2012 ChoiceReviews  
-Rohan Sharma • OLAP operations and Warehouse Architecture -Kalpit Shah • Research Paper on Distributed Warehouses -Yeshesvini Shirahatti • Application of Warehousing in Microsoft Terradata -  ...  ROLAP Benefits from faster computation of MOLAP HOLAP servers may allow large volumes of detail data to be stored in a relational database, while aggregations are kept in a separate MOLAP store Eg:-The Microsoft  ...  TerraServer, a multi-media data warehouse : • Accessed by millions of users • Users extract relatively few records (thousands) in a particular session • Records relatively large (10 kilobytes).  ... 
doi:10.5860/choice.49-3305 fatcat:tmksf6eodvaspcsun6sj3a5fba

Page 842 of The Journal of Applied Ecology Vol. 44, Issue 4 [page]

2007 The Journal of Applied Ecology  
TerraServer-USA (2004) Aerial Photos from March 1996 and January 1992. Microsoft Corporation, Redmond, WA. http://terraserver.homeadvisor.msn.com/default.aspx, accessed 28 November 2005.  ... 

Just-in-Time Knowledge Management [chapter]

Larry Kerschberg, Hanjo Jeong
2005 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
The TerraServer is a technology demonstration for Microsoft. There is a Web Service API for TerraServer.  ...  The demonstrator at terraserver-usa.com uses a mosaic of 2x3 tiles. Our purpose is to take the ontology-enhanced query and generate specific subqueries for the TerraServer metadata.  ... 
doi:10.1007/11590019_1 fatcat:bckgyi5q4rg67m7347vsbwctl4

The Sloan Digital Sky Survey and beyond

Alexander S. Szalay
2008 SIGMOD record  
the TerraServer.  ...  Curtis Wong of Microsoft came along and redesigned the SkyServer's interface. His seemingly minor modifications of our style sheets had a huge impact on the whole look-and-feel of the site.  ... 
doi:10.1145/1379387.1379407 fatcat:pgyqn4dw35dydkgrcnnnrtlcam

Emergent Semantics in Knowledge Sifter: An Evolutionary Search Agent Based on Semantic Web Services [chapter]

Larry Kerschberg, Hanjo Jeong, Wooju Kim
2006 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
The TerraServer is a technology demonstration for Microsoft. There is a Web Service API for TerraServer.  ...  The demonstrator at terraserver-usa.com uses a mosaic of 2x3 tiles. Our purpose is to take the ontology-enhanced query and generate specific sub-queries for the TerraServer metadata.  ... 
doi:10.1007/11803034_9 fatcat:ihjzskzvo5fwvfbov4rm325urq

TIN: an interactive image navigator providing ubiquitous access to distributed geo-spatial data

B. Velez, A. Cabarcas, L. Malave
2004 International Conference on Information Technology: Coding and Computing, 2004. Proceedings. ITCC 2004.  
The Microsoft® Terraserver [15] is one the largest public repositories of high resolution aerial, satellite, and topographic imagery.  ...  As a result, Terraserver can work on the assumption that there is a single image for each of the tiles.  ... 
doi:10.1109/itcc.2004.1286476 dblp:conf/itcc/VelezCM04 fatcat:wnkzx6dnlnbqriucbcvc3soo4q

Spatial Information Sharing Technology Based on Grid [chapter]

Hong-bin Zhang, Bao-rui Chen, Gang Li, Xiao-ping Xin
2012 IFIP Advances in Information and Communication Technology  
TerraServer: is an aerial images and satellite images publishing system designed and developed by Microsoft. Users can browse and download images in designated area by Internet.  ...  The technique matter is to publish and browse spatial information with the aid of web technique and to provide downloading service through HTTP and FTP agreements, such as TerraServer and Chinese Spatial  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-642-27278-3_39 fatcat:ygu2vnhis5defpeht5nyhjjzhy

The Massive Remote Sensing Data Organization and Management Strategies

Hou Wei, Zhang Yuheng, Yansong Wang
2017 MATEC Web of Conferences  
, online public atlas TerraServer [7] [8] [9] , and national geographic information public service platform Map World [1] .  ...  storage management systems mainly contain Google Earth/Maps [5] , the open-source geographical science software World Wind [4] launched by NASA, the online map service Bing Maps [6] released by Microsoft  ... 
doi:10.1051/matecconf/201712802011 fatcat:z7rzhx4xyjg2jjrkcyu5ip4764

Envisioning Futures for State Web-based Data Query Systems

Daniel J. Friedman
2006 Journal of Public Health Management and Practice  
Other states will have adapted cutting-edge interactive ge- ographic information systems functionalities featured in corporate Web sites, such as the Microsoft Corpo- ration’s TerraServer-USA, and in the  ...  TerraServer-USA. Search TerraServer [home page]. Avail- able at: http:/ /terraserver.microsoft.com/. Accessed July 27, 2005. . National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.  ... 
doi:10.1097/00124784-200603000-00013 pmid:16479235 fatcat:35rgd75pgvgcfcwwrd74kkgoka
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