Organizations around the globe are increasingly making their data open and available for the public to discover, access, and use. This is fueling entrepreneurship, accelerating scientific discovery, and creating efficiencies across many industries.
Amazon Web Services provides a comprehensive tool kit for sharing and analyzing data at any scale. When organizations make data open on AWS, the public can analyze it quickly and easily with our scalable computing and analytics services.
The 1000 Genomes Project is an international research effort coordinated by a consortium of 75 organizations to establish the most detailed catalogue of human genetic variation. It has grown to 200 TB of genomic data including DNA sequenced from more than 1,700 individuals for use in disease research
OneMap is an integrated map system for government agencies in Singapore to deliver location-based services and information. Developed by the Singapore Land Authority (SLA) it functions as a collaborative environment for citizens, private sector, and community to use open data to create government GIS websites and applications. For example, OneMap apps can help you decide where to buy a house.
In the wake of the US financial meltdown, the US government passed the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act to spur economic development. Leveraging publicly available data, Recovery.gov became the vehicle to share information with citizens about where their tax dollars were going. At its peak, the website attracted nearly 1 million visitors a month and has become a model for open government with stringent security.
OpenFDA is an exciting new initiative in the Food and Drug Administration’s Office of Informatics and Technology Innovation to offer access to FDA public data to further regulatory or scientific missions, educate the public and save lives. Hear how they have been able to leverage Open Data to reduce the backlog in their adverse events reporting system, streamline sharing of disease detection and alert stakeholders to improve their mission delivery.
CKAN is an open source data management system that makes data accessible by providing tools to streamline publishing, sharing, discovering, and using data. CKAN is designed for data publishers that want to make their data open and available. Click here to get started with CKAN on AWS Marketplace or get in touch with our partners at Link Digital to learn more.
DKAN is a Drupal-based open data platform with a full suite of cataloging, publishing and visualization features that allows governments, nonprofits and universities to easily publish data to the public. Get started with DKAN by creating a free Acquia Cloud site through the AWS Test Drive Program.
Junar's cloud-based Open Data Platform is a fast, easy, affordable way to transform government data into resources that citizens can use. Junar delivers a cloud-based open data platform that enables businesses, governments, NGOs, and academia to free their data to drive new opportunities, collaboration, and transparency. Click here to learn more about Junar.
OpenDataSoft is a turnkey SaaS platform developed to launch comprehensive Open Data portals in only a few hours. It revolutionizes Open Data catalogs by making it super-easy to publish data, share them as interactive data visualizations (maps, charts, pictures) and reuse them via automatically-generated APIs. Click here to learn more about OpenDataSoft.
Socrata provides software solutions that are designed exclusively for digital government. Socrata’s Data-as-a-Utility platform entirely overhauls today’s government data experience, delivering data-driven innovation and cost savings for hundreds of public sector leaders and millions of their constituents around the world. Click here to learn more about Socrata.
If you provide open data software or services, we can provide programmatic, technical, business, and go-to-market support through our global partner program.
Do Big Things With Your Open Data
Scientists, developers, and many other technologists from many different industries are taking advantage of Amazon Web Services to meet the challenges of the increasing volume, variety, and velocity of digital information. Amazon Web Services offers an end-to-end portfolio of cloud computing resources to help you manage big data by reducing costs, gaining a competitive advantage, and increasing the speed of innovation.
Share or Find Public Data Sets on AWS
Previously, large data sets such as the mapping of the Human Genome required hours or days to locate, download, customize, and analyze. Now, anyone can access these data sets and analyze them using Amazon EC2 instances or Amazon EMR (Hosted Hadoop) clusters. By hosting this important data where it can be quickly and easily processed with elastic computing resources, AWS hopes to enable more innovation, more quickly.