Executive Summary: A researcher, educator, science gateway developer, or application developer needs to find where a specific application or service is available within the system.
|Component||User facing?||Component’s role in the capability|
|Information Services||yes||Providers a browser interface and API that software and developers, staff, and advanced users can use to discover available software and services.|
|Research Software Portal (RSP)||yes||Provides an advanced web interface for software and service discovery.|
|Software and Service Availability Repository||no||Is the authoritative repository of available software and services|
|yes||Provides general user interfaces to discover software and services available from resource operators, science gateways, and other service providers.|