NOAA wants to turn its ocean of data into jobs

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From ocean sensors to orbiting satellites, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) collects about 30 petabytes of environmental data annually. But only about 10% of the data is made public, something the agency now wants to change.

NOAA wants to move its vast amount of untapped data into a public cloud, but without having to pay a whopping cloud services bill.

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