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Comput Sci Eng. 2016 Sep-Oct;18(5):10-20. doi: 10.1109/MCSE.2016.92. Epub 2016 Aug 24.

A Case for Data Commons: Toward Data Science as a Service.

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University of Chicago.
Center for Computational Science Research.


Data commons collocate data, storage, and computing infrastructure with core services and commonly used tools and applications for managing, analyzing, and sharing data to create an interoperable resource for the research community. An architecture for data commons is described, as well as some lessons learned from operating several large-scale data commons.

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