In Brief:

v3.3.0    Links added or moved on main CSA site (June 2023)

v3.2.0    Hover for dataset ID, default graphical products now 1 day, header request now only active datasets, added FLAT and GZIP to command line download (August 2022)

v3.1.2    Fixed issues related to streaming requests, time resolution of STAFF products in CDF, and async request from GUI now TAP (April 2022)

v3.1.1    Short List checkbox fixed, and issues concerning default times spanning entire mission fixed (February 2022)

v3.1       Information banner added and User Guide updated for TAP (October 2021)

v3.0.1    Default search start and end dates adjusted; ingestion bug fixed (September 2021)

v3.0       CAIO fully migrated to TAP; CAIO remains functional for transition period (August 2021)

v2.9.1    Update TAP from 5.2 to 6.2 and ensure date format returned by TAP is in ISO format (April 2021)

v2.9       Beta for the TAP server with limited functionality, and automatic database deactivations of previous versions (March 2021)

v2.8.3    Requests for headers no longer bring all caveat files. (February 2021)

v2.8.2    Quicklook metadata available from quicklook view, plus updates to graphics generation code. (November 2020)

v2.8.1    Added buttons to download all .ps and .cef files for distribution plots, fixed PEACE on-demand plots. (September 2020)

v2.8       Removal of authentication for command line downloads under 1 GB, on-demand graphical plot time limit increased to 60 hours. (July 2020)

v2.7       Zooming enabled for inventory plots, faster search results if no time range specified, minor updates to key graphical products. (May 2020)

v2.6       Download limit now applies to size of compressed data, key graphical products navigation bug fixed, header with dates now included in PNG pre-generated plots. (March 2020)

v2.5.1    Replacement of csadb server. (January 2020)

v2.5       CEF to CDF 3D conversion in Sparta fixed, QTran is replaced by the fixed version of Sparta. Inventory plots displays records over gaps, whose lines are thinner now. (December 2019)

v2.4       CEF to CDF conversion is done with Sparta. There is a change in FileSettings.Majority that is now Column (previously Row). (July 2019)

v2.3       Major upgrade of core CSA infrastructure; no more duplicated records in caveat file found for some datasets. (May 2019)

v2.2       On-demand inventory plots, mix of Cluster and DS key physical param, enabled, cross-cal plots updated. (February 2019)

v2.1       Search and display of Double Star graphical plots and download of graphical products as PS/CEF/PNG. (November 2018)

v2.0       First release of web client, basic features (August 2018)

v1.x       Java client feature updates


In Detail:

v3.3.0, 8 June 2023

  • Update CSA web to include CAA Tools links 
  • Update CSA Home page to merge FAQ and contact buttons

v3.2.0, 4 August 2022

  • Added request option to download a package with a flat structure
  • Added option to download gzipped files within the package
  • XML validation for CSA Headers    
  • Header Requests only retrieve active datasets' headers
  • Change default time granularity for Graphical Products to 1 day.
  • Hover over GUI title shows dataset identificator. 

v3.1.2, 12 April 2022

  • Fixed problem with TAP streaming request for non-existent products hanging - now returns an error 404 as expected.
  • Fixed conversion of STAFF products to CDF and CDF ISTP where time resolution of EPOCH16 is required.
  • Updated message that indicates that the requested download is bigger than 1GB to provide the login link and command for TAP instead of the CAIO.  

v3.1.1, 10 February 2022

  • Short List checkbox fixed
  • Some issues concerning default times encompassing whole mission fixed.

v3.1, 8 October 2021

  • Information banner added in case of downtime or other important messages
  • Add deprecation message to the old AIO help pages
  • Update Machine Interface information on the CSA web interface and update link to point to the new help pages

v3.0.1, 21 September 2021

  • Updated default start and end dates for search to length of mission, from launch to re-entry of last spacecraft
  • Fixed ingestion bug in cases of deactivations

v3.0, 19 August 2021

  • Update TAP from 6.2 to 7.4. 
  • Completed migration from the CAIO using TAP
  • New migrate functionalities include: 
    • Streaming download, 
    • Header download, 
    • Asynchronous download, 
    • User quota control,
    • Statistics.

v2.9.1, 21 April 2021

  • Update date format returned by TAP. 
  • Update TAP from 5.2 to 6.2. 

v2.9, 11 March 2021

  • Deactivate automatically files from previous active versions
  • Beta for the TAP server with limited functionality

v2.8.3, 9 February 2021

  • Fixed situation where header requests were also bringing reference documents for whole mission.

v2.8.2, 17 November 2020

  • Add quicklook metadata to the quicklook browser
  • Fix generation of pregenerated plots

v2.8.1, 3 September 2020

  • Fix on demand plots for PEACE experiment
  • Addition of download options for distribution plots
  • Improve SSL configuration

v2.8, 9 July 2020

  • Removal of authentication for command line synchronous requests below 1 GB
  • Increase limit interval for on-demand graphical plots to 60 hours

v2.7, 18 May 2020

  • Zooming in and out in inventory plots
  • Avoid inventory queries in dataset search when no time has been introduced
  • Updates in CAA distribution plots and panels

v2.6, 10 March 2020

  • The download limit is set now for compressed data instead of uncompressed data
  • Simplification of CAA Panel XML content
  • Fix quicklook navigation per plot
  • Header with dates added to PNG pre-generated plots

v2.5.1, 30 January 2020

  • Replacement of csadb server

v2.5, 10 December 2019

  • Fix Sparta issues when converting 3D  products
  • Replacement of Qtran by the fixed version of Sparta (1.2)
  • Allow to download ISTP compliant CDF files
  • Enhancements of inventory plots

v2.4, 31 July 2019

  • Replace Qtran conversion tool by Sparta
  • Improvement of inventory queries performance
  • Improvement on CAA panels

v2.3, 27 May 2019

  • Fix bug in concat of duplicated records when downloading caveats files
  • Migration of all modules to Maven (internal configuration tool)

v2.2, 28 February 2019

  • On-demand inventory plots
  • Separation of Double Star quicklook plots in the GUI
  • Resolution of bugs related to cross calibration display
  • Improvements on the user interface

v2.1, 14 November 2018

  • Search and display of Double Star graphical plots
  • Search of distribution functions by hours and minutes limited to 2 hours instead of minutes and seconds
  • Download of PS/CEF/PNG files for graphical plots
  • Addition of quicklook display options: number of plots and size of plot
  • Addition of quicklook plot transversal search by time and plot
  • Correction of bugs

v2.0, 8 August 2018

  • Search and display of Pregenerated inventory plots
  • Search and display of distribution function plots
  • Integration of the cross calibration experiment in the search/results page
  • Correction of bugs



V1.4.9   CSA backend improved to allow massive inventory file ingestions
V1.4.8   Adapt all modules for sharing the backend with the csa-2.0.rc1 web release
V1.4.7   Update of import and ingest processes, improvement and corrections of graphical products generation
V1.4.6   Minor corrections to fix plot images not appearing
V1.4.5   Minor corrections to AIO to enable scripts to run properly
V1.4.4   Faster CSA server installed, CSACOOKIE to be regenerated  
V1.4.3   Updated command line website and minor bug fix
V1.4.2   Minor corrections including distribution function and bug fixes
V1.4.1   Minor bug fix on pregenerated inventory plot generation (e.g. RAPID daily plot)
V1.4      HTTP now not allowed, improvement of performance for dataset search queries
V1.3.5   Correction to server access which prevented GUI use for https
V1.3.4   Security updates (https, CSACOOKIE parameter)
V1.3.3   Slight GUI design update, major backend update
V1.3.2.  1h pregenerated graphical plots now available
V1.3.1    Measurement type update
V1.3.      Double Star data, redesign&update of search view, menus and user guide 
V1.2.1    New IDL script example on the command-line website; new security certificate.
V1.2.      Quicklook plots visualisation, improved usability (e.g. automatic login, make a shortcut)
V1.1.7    Bug fixed on the generation of inventory information (command line).
V1.1.6.   Bug fixed to set back the 40 GB limit per request on asynchronous download
V1.1.5.   Bug fixed on the Distribution Function visualisation for CIS angle-angle plots
V1.1.4.   Distribution function visualisation now available
V1.1.3.  Multiline plots now available for selected graphical datasets 
V1.1.2   Dynamic asynchronous download area icon now mentioning the number of datsasets pushed
V1.1.1   New design of the graphical user interface
V1.1.     Data streaming | 24h&6h Pre-generated graphical plots | Inventory Plots | Data access time improved