Definition: The Comprehensive Knowledge Archive Network (CKAN) is an open-source data platform and free software that aims to provide tools to streamline publishing and data sharing. CKAN supports governments, research institutions and other organizations in managing and publishing large amounts of data.

Related terms: Data platforms, <a href='/glossary/data-sharing/'>Data sharing</a>


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