The 2017 Solar Eclipse - A Case Study in Managing Major Events in the Cloud

Presenter: keidson11

The 2017 Total Solar Eclipse across America shaped up to be one of the greatest scientific events of a generation - a sentiment shared by over 40 million viewers that tuned-in to NASA’s online coverage of all things Eclipse over just a few hours.  Needless to say, there’s a significant amount of coordination and management for an event that had four times as many viewers as last year’s Super Bowl.

Austin White, who serves as the Program Manager for application development for, and Lucas Riutzel, Mobomo’s Technical Director for NASA Programs, dive into how to effectively manage a singular web event that involved dozens of vendors, the NASA Offices of Communications and Public Affairs, and other Federal agencies to provide a once-in-a-lifetime viewing experience for millions around the world.

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