The VISTA Science Archive databases contain calibrated data from the Visible and Infrared Survey Telescope for Astronomy (VISTA) pre-planned public survey operations through the VISTA Data Flow System (VDFS) project. The VISTA Public Survey programmes include:

The data are organised in schemas, which include tables, views, indexes and constraints.

The VSA QC database is not intended for science use but rather to help PIs access their data for QC purposes prior to release databases being created.