Gilles Landais

Software engineer at the Strasbourg Astronomical Observatory (CDS team).
Technichal manager of the VizieR catalogue service.

A short (and not exhaustive) list of my topics

  • FAIR principle applied to astronomical datasets
  • Database : PostgreSQL administration and developpement (see H3C)
  • IVOA standards : in particular the standards used in VizieR:
    VOTable, Simple Cone-search, TAP/ADQL/UWS, SIA, SSA, ObsCore & ObsTAP
    DataModel (IVOA): ObsCore, MangoDM, ProvenanceDM
  • Programming language : mainly C, Java, JavaScript, Python, C++
Contact for any questions concerning the VizieR pipelines :
Authors publicationsContact the CDS team
Logs ObservationsGilles Landais or Pierre Ocvik (astronomer in charge of the VizieR contents)
Large surveysF-X Pineau or Giacomo Monari

Main services that I work on


(+33)3 68 85 24 48
Observatoire de Strasbourg
11, rue de l'Universite
67000 STRASBOURG - France