CU1: System Architecture

This Coordination Unit is responsible for the system architecture to be used within the Data Processing and Analysis Consortium, including:

(a) definition of the system architecture;
(b) definition and coordination of the development and operational environments, including software, hardware and database technology;
(c) definition and execution of the end-to-end system testing;
(d) tailoring of ECSS standards and definition of Quality Assurance procedures;
(e) provision of the central Gaia database, dissemination of data to the DPCs and integration of results.