Pipeline Open Data Standard
The Pipeline Open Data Standard (PODS) database is a reporting tool for pipeline projects. It functions by creating a populated database information relevant to the life-cycle of a project.
PODS Model History
Since its inception, the PODS Association has supported continued development of the PODS Data Model in order to meet the needs of the pipeline industry. Government regulation and technological advancement of integrity and risk management applications have driven much of this progress.
PODS 2.0, released in 2001, with less than 70 tables.
PODS 3.0, released in 2002, doubled in size, including several submodels.
PODS 3.1, released in 2003
PODS 3.2, released in 2004
PODS 3.2.1, released in 2004, maintenance release.
PODS 4.0, released in 2006, includes ILI submodel and documentation.
PODS 4.0.1, released in 2007, maintenance release.
PODS 4.0.2, released in 2007, maintenance release.
PODS 5.0, released 2009, contains 198 Sub-Models, 652 Tables, and 4,843 Columns.
PODS 5.0 ESRI Spatial GeoDatabase, released 2010.
- Gas Technology Institute (formerly Gas Research Institute)
- Open specifications
- Open standard
- Pipeline transport