How to Get the GDAL RDA Driver

This tutorial provides the steps for getting the GDAL RDA driver.

Version Info

The Raster Data Access (RDA) driver will be available in GDAL 2.3.0 and above. Since this version of GDAL has not been released yet, we cannot provide warranties or guarantees for the pre-release version. The pre-release version is used in this tutorial.

1. public docker with pre-release GDAL 2.3.0 and gbdxtools

    docker pull tdgp/rda-gdal230-prerelease
    docker run -it tdgp/rda-gdal230-prerelease /bin/bash

2. public custom RPM build

This is the rpm used in the docker creation.<build>-python.x86_64.rpm

3. build GDAL from source

You need to include curl build option for RDA driver. 
 Follow the published gdal build information:

4. Anaconda

RDA driver not available until Anaconda distributes GDAL 2.3.0

5. brew

RDA driver not available until GDAL 2.3.0 is released

Additional Resources

To see the GDAL 2.3.0 release schedule, visit GDAL 2.3.0 milestones

For more information on the GDAL RDA Driver, see
DigitalGlobe Raster Data Access on the GDAL documentation website.