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White House moves Recovery.gov to Amazon’s cloud

Very interesting. Another signal that geo must integrate seamlessly with mainstream IT to avoid marginalization. White House moves Recovery.gov to Amazon’s cloud

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Amazon Hosts TIGER Mapping Data

Interesting Amazon “geo-cloud” news via O’Reilly Radar. The skinny is that you can use TIGER shapefiles on a virtual hard drive, IF you buy Amazon EC2 services. This could be a great business model showing how free data can promote … Continue reading

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