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David Rager

Chief Cloud Technologist

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David Rager is the Cloud Solutions and Data Architect for the High-Performance Computing Group in the Computational Sciences Center at NREL. David has an extensive background in the architecture and development of cloud, data processing and storage systems, web development, and software development. David is a specialist in cloud computing on the Amazon Web Services platform who assists researchers and analysts with the adoption of cloud computing services to help reduce or eliminate the technical obstacles to successfully complete their research.

Research Interests

Global warming

Controlling human sources of greenhouse gases

Serverless computing

Data streaming

Internet of Things (IoT)


Master of Information Technology, Colorado Technical University (2004)

Master of Business Administration, Colorado Technical University (2004)

Certified Database Manager, Colorado Technical University (2004)

B.A. in International Affairs, University of Colorado Boulder (1992)

Certified as an AWS Architect, Big Data Specialist, Developer, Sys Ops Engineer and Dev Ops Engineer