Table information for 'tap_schema.tables'


Table Description: Tables available for ADQL querying.

This table is available for ADQL queries and through the TAP endpoint.

Resource Description: AIP DaCHS's Table Access Protocol (TAP) service with table metadata.

For a list of all services and tables belonging to this table's resource, see Information on resource '__system__/tap'

Citing this table

To cite the table as such, we suggest the following BibTeX entry:

  title={Untitled Resource},
  author={The {GAVO} data center team},
  howpublished={{VO} resource provided by the {AIP} {DaCHS}}


Sorted by DB column index. [Sort alphabetically]

NameTable Head DescriptionUnitUCD
schema_name Schema Fully qualified schema name N/A N/A
table_name Table Fully qualified table name N/A N/A
table_type Type One of: table, view N/A N/A
description Description Brief description of the table N/A N/A
utype Utype utype if the table corresponds to a data model N/A N/A
table_index Table_index Suggested position this table should take in a sorted list of tables from this data center N/A N/A
sourceRD Sourcerd Id of the originating rd (local information) N/A N/A
nrows Nrows The approximate size of the table in rows N/A N/A

Columns that are parts of indices are marked like this.


The following services may use the data contained in this table:


VO nerds may sometimes need VOResource XML for this table.