VAMDC Glossary

VAMDC nodes

A “node” within VAMDC is a data service that offers its data using the standards and protocols defined by the VAMDC. They are web services with a simple API, the specification of which can be found in the documentation for the VAMDC standards:

VAMDC central registry service

The registry service contains the list of VAMDC nodes and the capabilities of each node.