Issue No. 01 - January/February (2008 vol. 10)
DOI Bookmark: http://doi.ieeecomputersociety.org/10.1109/MCSE.2008.17
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.
Sloan Digital Sky Survey Science Archive, SDSS, astronomy, large-scale databases, database management systems
Ani R. Thakar, "The Sloan Digital Sky Survey: Drinking from the Fire Hose", Computing in Science & Engineering, vol. 10, no. , pp. 9-12, January/February 2008, doi:10.1109/MCSE.2008.17