Category Archives: Gaia

From The Front Lines of ADASS XXIII – Day One

The 23rd Annual Astronomical Data Analysis and Software Systems (ADASS) is being held this week in Wailkoloa, Hawaii, and I will be reporting on the action. The conference includes oral presentations, posters, demos and Birds of A Feather sessions. This … Continue reading

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An Example of Cloud Computing in Astronomy Education and Training

In a number of previous posts, I have described how cloud computing can be effective in supporting “high-burst” or one-time computing needs. Generally, the cloud is too expensive to support science services on a 24/7 basis. I recently learned of … Continue reading

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