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The Sloan Digital Sky Survey: Drinking from the Fire Hose
January/February 2008 (vol. 10 no. 1)
pp. 9-12
The Sloan Digital Sky Survey Science Archive represents a thousand-fold increase in the total amount of data that astronomers have collected to date. The pioneering instrumentation technology that made this possible is matched by groundbreaking tools that let anyone in the world access terabytes of SDSS data online.

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Index Terms:
Sloan Digital Sky Survey Science Archive, SDSS, astronomy, large-scale databases, database management systems
Citation:
Ani R. Thakar, "The Sloan Digital Sky Survey: Drinking from the Fire Hose," Computing in Science and Engineering, vol. 10, no. 1, pp. 9-12, Jan.-Feb. 2008, doi:10.1109/MCSE.2008.17
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