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Accession Number N20120012562
Title Processing NASA Earth Science Data on Nebula Cloud.
Publication Date Feb 2012
Media Count 32p
Personal Author A. Chen L. Pham S. Kempler
Abstract Three applications were successfully migrated to Nebula, including S4PM, AIRS L1/L2 algorithms, and Giovanni MAPSS. Nebula has some advantages compared with local machines (e.g. performance, cost, scalability, bundling, etc.). Nebula still faces some challenges (e.g. stability, object storage, networking, etc.). Migrating applications to Nebula is feasible but time consuming. Lessons learned from our Nebula experience will benefit future Cloud Computing efforts at GES DISC.
Keywords Algorithms
Complex systems
Data processing
Earth sciences
Lessons learned
Open source licensing(Computers)
Operating systems(Computers)

Source Agency National Aeronautics and Space Administration
NTIS Subject Category 62 - Computers, Control & Information Theory
Corporate Author Goddard Space Flight Center, Greenbelt, MD.
Document Type Technical report
Title Note N/A
NTIS Issue Number 1303
Contract Number N/A

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