NASA Nebula in Action: Cloud Computing Case Examples

In 2009 NASA began work on developing its own cloud computing initiative, Nebula, with the view to provide a cutting-edge, dynamically scalable computing platform capable of meeting Federal/Agency IT standards. Features of cloud computing, such as "Instant-on" IT infrastructure, automated provisioning capabilities, and quick scale-up services, are ideally suited for scientific organizations seeking to process large datasets quickly, easily, share them with colleagues and ultimately store them securely at a good price. This paper showcases examples of current uses of Nebula providing insights into how cloud technology can be used to advance space research.

Provided by: NASA Ames Research Center Home Topic: Cloud Date Added: Aug 2011 Format: PDF

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