Managing & sharing Data
A collection of tools for effectively managing and sharing data.
|Tutorials to get you
|SQLite||SQLite is a simple, server less database manager that allows you to quickly build databases. The programming language is called SQL. sqlite3 comes pre-installed on Mac OSX and Linux.||Mode Analytics – Learn SQL|
|DB Browser for SQLite||The browser based GUI that helps you create, design, and edit database files with SQLite.||Relational Databases and SQL for Astronomy|
|SQL Alchemy||The Python SQL Database Toolkit and Object Relational Mapper|
|MySQLdb||A MySQL database connector for Python programming|
|NecTAR Research Cloud||Nectar Cloud provides flexible scalable computing power to all Australian researchers, with computing infrastructure, software and services that allow the research community to store, access and run data, remotely, rapidly and autonomously. Nectar Cloud self-service structure allows fast, efficient desktop access to data and a powerful platform for collaboration.||Comprehensive Support|
News & Resources
A talk by Mario Juric (@mjuric) on the LSST Science Platform delivered at the joint LSST Science Collaboration Chairs' Meeting – July 2017
Tutorials from the IPS/NAOJ Data to Dome workshop, held March 2-3, 2017 on the NAOJ campus.
A six-week course developed by astronomers at the University of Sydney. The course covers big-data algorithms, querying data with SQL, managing data, regression and classification techniques.
Following a two-stage tender process, based on recommendations from Astronomy Australia Ltd's (AAL) CIPWG & AeRAC committees, AAL has signed contracts with Swinburne University of Technology and Curtin University/Pawsey Supercomputing Centre to collaboratively provide provide astronomy-focused training, support and expertise to maximise the scientific return from data and computing infrastructure.
Nightlight is a new desktop application for Mac whose aim is to bring a modern interface to FITS files,with the polish and design people expect from applications they use every day.
Recently, A/Prof Tara Murphy, from the University of Sydney's astro group, gave a talk on "Making the leap: from academic to start-up founder". In 2013, along with a colleague and two PhD students, she started Grok Learning, an online platform that provides computing education for school students, teachers and universities. Check it out!
A curated list of articles about scientific computing & machine learning, emerging technologies & trends, space explorations, astronomy, and data visualisation. Basically all things tech.
Innovative courses in design, marketing, technology, and data – online and on campuses worldwide. Check out their blog.