Category Archives: Cloud computing

Introduction to the National Data Service Consortium

This week, I am attending the National Data Service (NDS) Consortium workshop, hosted by the National Center for Supercomputing Applications (NCSA) at the National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR) in Boulder, CO on June 12 and 13 2014.  The NDS … Continue reading

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Creating A Galactic Plane Atlas With Amazon Web Services

Creating A Galactic Plane Atlas With Amazon Web Services This post is based on a paper by G. Bruce Berriman, Ewa Deelman, John Good, Gideon Juve, Jamie Kinney, Ann Merrihew, and Mats Rynge. It was submitted to an IEEE Special … Continue reading

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Amazon Web Services and the Square Kilometer Array

This week,  I report on what I think is a creative way to use cloud computing to support the development and preconstruction of the Square Kilometer Array (SKA). The work is reported as an Amazon Web Services case study. The … Continue reading

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Astroinformatics 2013 – Day Five Morning, December 13 2013

The last day, Day Five, of Astroinformatics 2013, hosted  by CSIRO, is now underway. In this successful meeting, we have been discussing advances in data processing, manipulation and management – crucial topics in modern astronomy. You can see the agenda … Continue reading

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Astroinformatics 2013 – Day Three, December 11 2013

Day Three  of Astroinformatics 2013, hosted  by CSIRO, is well underway. We are discussing advances in data processing, manipulation and management – crucial topics in modern astronomy. You can see the agenda here, along with a growing list of presentations, … Continue reading

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Astroinformatics 2013 – Day Two Morning, December 10

Day Two of  Astroinformatics 2013, hosted  by CSIRO, where we are discussing advances in data processing, manipulation and management – crucial topics in modern astronomy. You can see the agenda here, along with a growing list of presentations, and you … Continue reading

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Astroinformatics 2013 – Day One Morning, December 9

I am in Marsfield, near Sydney, Australia for the Astroinformatics 2013 meeting, hosted  by CSIRO. This annual meeting discusses advances in data processing, manipulation and management – crucial topics in modern astronomy given the acceleration in the growth of data … Continue reading

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From The Front Lines of ADASS – Day 3 Morning

The morning session on Day 3 was on the topic of emerging technologies. Steve Groom began festivities with a talk on Innovative ways of using database technologies.  He described the techniques that are used at IRSA to ingest data into … Continue reading

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dot Astronomy 5 Conference From A Distance

Last week, the fifth annual dot Astronomy conference was held in Cambridge, MA. This event is a little different from other conferences: its goal is to advance the use of new compute technologies in the service of astronomy, from computing … Continue reading

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Amazon Web Services Webinar: What Is Cloud Computing

Last week, Jeff Barr of Amazon Web Services gave a Webinar that set out to answer the question “What Is Cloud Computing?” The webinar is now on-line at YouTube, and you can also grab the slides at http://www.slideshare.net/AmazonWebServices/aws-webinar-what-is-cloud-computing-13-09-11. The topics … Continue reading

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