NASA forgot about the egress costs for its 247 petabyte data store on AWS

Tom Allen
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The space agency is set to increase its storage by 215 petabytes, but failed to factor in the costs to retrieve that data from the cloud

Last year NASA picked AWS to run the Earthdata Cloud: a repository for information from the Earth Science Data and Information System (ESDIS), which collates information from its missions. With sto...

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