ESA's Cloudscape: A review of projects using cloud technology in ESA

William O'Mullane (ESAC)


Several projects in the space agency have flirted with cloud solutions
all with fairly positive results. In this talk a quick overview will
be made of the projects. They span a large number of perhaps surprising
Much of ESA's videoconferencing is now done using cloud resources.
Perhaps more as one might expect several projects from earth observation to astronomy use cloud tech for
Some more detail will be given from the Gaia perspective as
this is the authors area of expertise. Within Gaia we have experimented with
Amazon for data processing and are investigating how catalogue access might
be facilitated with this technology - here we are in contact also with CANFAR.

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