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Toward a Global Data Infrastructure

Nitesh Mor, Ben Zhang, John Kolb, Douglas S. Chan, Nikhil Goyal, Nicholas Sun, Ken Lutz, Eric Allman, John Wawrzynek, Edward A. Lee, John Kubiatowicz
2016 IEEE Internet Computing  
We present early work on such a distributed platform, called the Global Data Plane (GDP), and discuss how it addresses the problems with the cloud-centric architecture.  ...  The Internet of Things (IoT) represents a new class of applications that can benefit from cloud infrastructure.  ...  This work was also supported in part by TerraSwarm, one of six centers of STARnet, a Semiconductor Research Corporation program sponsored by MARCO and DARPA.  ... 
doi:10.1109/mic.2016.51 fatcat:pwk7uhrftrctvkmsp2b6y54b4q

Towards a Federated Infrastructure for the Global Data Pipeline [chapter]

Wout Hofman
2015 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
: A GLOBAL LOGISTICS INTEROPERABILITY INFRASTRUCTURE!  ...  -FEDERATION Platform 2 ('pipeline') Platform 1 ('pipeline') data negotiate event HRMC Trader (importer, forwarder) data data Infrastructure ('global pipeline') event profile  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-319-25013-7_39 fatcat:gixyxocp2bbwrnnyzb5ic7abgy

Sponsoring trust in tomorrow's technology: towards a global digital infrastructure policy

J. Miller, D. Hoffman
2011 International Data Protecion Law  
We are greatly indebted to Jun Takei, who first articulated the concept of the Global Digital Infrastructure, in the form described in this paper, and who also spent considerable time helping us apply  ...  Acknowledgements The creation of this paper was a collective effort, and the authors would like to thank many Security & Privacy Policy Team members and others for their significant substantive and editorial  ...  Toward a Global Digital Infrastructure Policy a.  ... 
doi:10.1093/idpl/ipr006 fatcat:krrsbvwqg5gtxoxpxcibetxsc4

Onedata – A Step Forward towards Globalization of Data Access for Computing Infrastructures

Łukasz Dutka, Michal Wrzeszcz, Tomasz Lichoń, Rafał Słota, Konrad Zemek, Krzysztof Trzepla, Łukasz Opioła, Renata Słota, Jacek Kitowski
2015 Procedia Computer Science  
providers distributed globally. onedata introduces new data organization concepts together with providers' cooperation procedures that involve use of Global Registry as a mediator.  ...  To satisfy requirements of data globalization and high performance access in particular, we introduce the originally created onedata system which virtualizes storage systems provided by storage resource  ...  Commercial tools for simple global data sharing and processing already exist but they are not suitable for a large part of scientific community.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.procs.2015.05.445 fatcat:m4dlod4wqvbsxilblggnnjkozy

Spatial data infrastructures for the Amazon: a first step towards a global forest information system

Frederico Fonseca, Clodoveu A. Davis, Gilberto Câmara
2009 Earth Science Informatics  
for the Amazon: a First Step towards a Global Forest Information System a reality.  ...  Thus, the special issue covers several aspects of a spatial data infrastructure for the Amazon and its possible extension into a Global Forest Information System.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s12145-009-0040-9 fatcat:22xgf37fxrabxces2jk743qu4m

Towards a unified data infrastructure to support European and global microbiome research: a call to action

Matthew Ryan, Michael Schloter, Gabriele Berg, L.L. Kinkel, Kellye Eversole, James A. Macklin, Daria Rybakova, Angela Sessitsch
2022 Zenodo  
This necessitates a standard data format to underpin research, particularly in line with the FAIR data standards of findability, accessibility, interoperability and reusability.  ...  We address the importance of a unified, coordinated approach that ensures compatibility of data between that needed by biobanks and culture collections, but also to ensure linkage between bioinformatic  ...  Often, a small subset of this data is deposited in global sequence data information repositories, without link to the original voucher specimen, material or DNA/RNA sample as the fields containing this  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.5786201 fatcat:uc6ee45bhnf27jgffvfp4o6bui

Towards Linked Open Molecular Data: Recommendations for researchers, collections, infrastructures and publishers

Gabriele Droege, Ilene Karsch-Mizrachi, Katharine Barker, Jonathan Coddington, Ole Seberg
2019 Biodiversity Information Science and Standards  
Collectively, these biodiversity data management platforms provide a considerable and indispensable infrastructure to the research community.  ...  Here we will provide recommendations both for researchers and collections how to cite underlying biological material at INSDC and in publications in a standardized way towards Linked Open Data.  ...  Collectively, these biodiversity data management platforms provide a considerable and indispensable infrastructure to the research community.  ... 
doi:10.3897/biss.3.37204 fatcat:dile3uj5inezxkjg2pxjiex2rq

Towards global interoperability for supporting biodiversity research on essential biodiversity variables (EBVs)

W. Daniel Kissling, Alex Hardisty, Enrique Alonso García, Monica Santamaria, Francesca De Leo, Graziano Pesole, Jörg Freyhof, David Manset, Silvia Wissel, Jacco Konijn, Wouter Los
2015 Biodiversity  
We introduce GLOBIS-B (GLOBal Infrastructures for Supporting Biodiversity research), a global cooperation funded by the Horizon 2020 research and innovation framework programme of the European Commission  ...  The interoperability of existing biodiversity research infrastructures will be crucial for integrating the necessary biodiversity data to calculate EBVs, and to advance our ability to assess progress towards  ...  WDK acknowledges a University of Amsterdam starting grant.  ... 
doi:10.1080/14888386.2015.1068709 fatcat:mdxfbwce4bhe3a33eyb2xc5o4m

Technological and Organisational Aspects of Global Research Data Infrastructures Towards Year 2020

Fotis Karagiannis, Dimitra Keramida, Yannis Ioannidis, Erwin Laure, Dejan Vitlacil, Faith Short
2013 Data Science Journal  
These documents feed into and compliment the GRDI2020 roadmap, which supports a Global Research Data Infrastructure ecosystem.  ...  A general-purpose Global Research Data Infrastructure (GRDI) for all sciences and research purposes is not conceivable for the next decade as there are too many discipline-specific modalities that currently  ...  A research data infrastructure is a data infrastructure for research and scientists in particular. Because research and science are global, the need for GRDIs is becoming more evident.  ... 
doi:10.2481/dsj.grdi-001 fatcat:ihpfyx4ho5h5vpaqnmdyywqwui

Towards an integrated pan-African observation network for long-term climate change monitoring: A web-based tool for collaborative data collection and analysis

Johannes Beck, Ana López-Ballesteros, Jörg Helmschrot
2018 Biodiversity & Ecology  
2018) Towards an integrated pan-African observation network for long-term climate change monitoring: A web-based tool for collaborative data collection and analysis.  ...  C A Climate Towards an integrated pan-African observation network for long-term climate change monitoring: A web-based tool for collaborative data collection and analysis Authors: Johannes Beck 1 *  ...  The project (www.seacrifog.eu) aims to develop a road map towards a tailored network of research infrastructures covering the African continent for the long-term observation of climate change and related  ... 
doi:10.7809/b-e.00303 fatcat:j3vnlnydibbbjbnotkbnjz3bke

On the global geodetic observing system: Africa's preparedness and challenges

O.J. Botai, Ludwig Combrinck, C.J. Hannes Rautenbach
2013 Acta Astronautica  
The data management infrastructure relates to data acquisition infrastructure, service infrastructure (data storage and processing), data dissemination and end user infrastructure (data utilisation).  ...  The International GNSS Service (IGS) stations located in Africa contribute data directly to global data centres and therefore contribute towards the establishment and maintenance of the most accurate global  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.actaastro.2012.09.002 fatcat:b5wen3ymlbelzltadhurotxeoy

Towards an African narrative on digital sovereignty [article]

Vincent Hofmann, Matthias C. Kettemann
2022 Zenodo  
Data about people in Africa should remain in Africa and African states should have the autonomy to decide for themselves how to regulate their digital infrastructure and how to plan their digital futures  ...  As many business models are highly data driven, this is a key factor towards successful digital services and the companies behind them.  ...  However, what might be a good solution for countries of the Global North can be of little use or even damaging for countries of the Global South.  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.6365750 fatcat:collsmqenzdkbgiuenmnkx44lm

LIBSENSE Statement on Open Science in Africa [article]

governance and leadership LIBSENSE Working Group on Open Science policies
2020 Zenodo  
for advancing more inclusive global scholarship.  ...  This LIBSENSE-prepared statement for UNESCO proposes a set of principles and actions for open science indigenous to Africa but one within a sustainable framework of international cooperation and collaboration  ...  The result will ensure that Africa's scholarship increases and participation will enable a shift toward the epicentre of the global knowledge economy.  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.4017998 fatcat:fmzba2tdp5cqnilkpp3rba6lxu

Fluidities and Fixities: Examining the Alignment of Digital Platforms Within Nairobi's Heterogeneous Infrastructural Configurations

Joseph Chambers
2019 Frontiers in Sustainable Cities  
Across the Global South, digital platforms have become increasingly present in the understanding, management, and operation of cities and their infrastructures.  ...  The findings identify that, although the digital platforms developed new avenues for infrastructural change via opportunities for utilizing data as leverage, they also created fixities for users that caused  ...  This research was made possible through the author being awarded a Ph.D. studentship funded by the EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Power Networks at The University of Manchester.  ... 
doi:10.3389/frsc.2019.00008 fatcat:bfxbb26u6bajfav33ttvrdepma

Building the Future Internet through FIRE [chapter]

Martin Serrano, Nikolaos Isaris, Hans Schaffers, John Domingue, Michael Boniface, Thanasis Korakis
2017 Building the Future Internet through FIRE  
In a federation one of the mayor challenges is the data centric integration and the combination of data silos that is identified as a under investigation area for IoT [4], and with a very rich potential  ...  costly investments in IoT infrastructures and testbeds.  ...  significant step towards a global IoT ecosystem.  ... 
doi:10.13052/rp-9788793519114 fatcat:p2dbz56kmnfqflauriuutxprqq
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