Geo-Processing
 in the Clouds


Robert Coup
• Online marketplace for geospatial data
• Sharing geodata
• Collaborating
                koordinates.com
Forecast is for 100%
 chance of clouds...
Cloud Computing

• On-demand resources
• Storage
• Computing power
• Pay only for what you use
Cloud Computing

• Amazon Web Services
• Storage: $0.10 / GB / month
• Computation: from $0.10 / hour

• Others: Nirvanix,...
Geospatial Data

• Large data sets
• Iterative algorithms
• Repeat analysis with different scenarios
Processing takes time
Geo-Processing in the Clouds
Geo-Processing in the Clouds
Geo-Processing in the Clouds
Geo-Processing in the Clouds
Geo-Processing in the Clouds
Geo-Processing in the Clouds
Geo-Processing in the Clouds
Geo-Processing in the Clouds
Geo-Processing in the Clouds
Geo-Processing in the Clouds
Geo-Processing in the Clouds
Geo-Processing in the Clouds
Geo-Processing in the Clouds
Geo-Processing in the Clouds
Geo-Processing in the Clouds
Geo-Processing in the Clouds
Geo-Processing in the Clouds
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A presentation at the GeoCart 2008 Conference in Auckland, explaining some of the new things that we're exploring at Koordinates.

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Geo-Processing in the Clouds

  1. 1. Geo-Processing in the Clouds Robert Coup
  2. 2. • Online marketplace for geospatial data • Sharing geodata • Collaborating koordinates.com
  3. 3. Forecast is for 100% chance of clouds...
  4. 4. Cloud Computing • On-demand resources • Storage • Computing power • Pay only for what you use
  5. 5. Cloud Computing • Amazon Web Services • Storage: $0.10 / GB / month • Computation: from $0.10 / hour • Others: Nirvanix, Google App Engine,
  6. 6. Geospatial Data • Large data sets • Iterative algorithms • Repeat analysis with different scenarios
  7. 7. Processing takes time

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