The LIGO-Virgo Alert System (LVAlert) igwn-alert
- The International Gravitational Wave Network Alert System (igwn-alert) is a notification service built on the Apache Kafka protocol and the pubsub extension.
- It is a higher-level modification of SCIMMA's hop-client to streamline receiving and responding to alerts from GraceDB.
- This package replaces the legacy LIGO LVAlert XMPP-based alert system.
- The API are compatible with Python 3.
Setting in advance
Usage of lvalert_admin
Usage of lvalert_listen and lvalert_send