Introductory Material

Cloud Computing in Geospatial Sciences


Teaching: 15 min
Exercises: 0 min
  • How can cloud computing help

  • learn about our overall computing framework for geohackweek

Cloud computing fundamentals

Benefits of cloud computing


** Think about using cloud resources for data sharing and collaboration **

Types of cloud computing services

** Terminology/definitions becoming less relevant **

Definitions are becoming less relevant

Important things to think about

Examples of Applications on the Cloud with a Geospatial focus

Getting on board

Google: Tim has credits, no CC necessary AWS: AWS for Research Credits ($100) Azure: Azure for Research ($200)

Key Points