CF Large Objects

UPDATE: This utility has been updated to a general purpose Object Storage plugin. You can read more here. A Cloud Foundry CLI Plugin for Working With Large Objects Object Storage has two very powerful types of aggregate files, Static Large Objects (SLOs) and Dynamic Large Objects (DLOs). You can find a ton of great information on SLOs and DLOs in this […]

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World-class research alliance in Distributed Analytics and Information Science

We are delighted to have recently won another 10 years of basic science research as part of an $80M world-class IBM-led academia and industry consortium. The focus of this basic science research program is on Distributed Analytics and Information Science (DAIS) and is another International Technology Alliance (ITA) consortium comprising both US and UK collaborators. The formal name of the […]

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To Swiftly Go: An Adventure in Terabytes

We’ve been working with the SETI Institute to analyze massive quantities of radio data generated by their telescope array. Each telescope observation generates multiple 2.5 Terabyte files in just a few hours, and they want to use cloud-based analytics tools like Apache Spark to gain insight from it. A prerequisite for using cloud analytics on a dataset is, naturally, that the data needs […]

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Last Mile of Dashboard Development

In a world where “Big data is the new natural resource”, it is a must to create applications taking advantage of this new knowledge-full resource. Brave people started venturing into this unknown world, They are using new and exciting tools like Notebooks or Spark engines. However, developers are still banging their heads against a wall when time comes to build […]

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Conversational Commerce and Speaker Recognition

Conversational commerce offers great potential for businesses to reach today’s consumers. In particular, conversational commerce makes it easy for consumers to interact with businesses by enabling natural language interactions with consumers. These natural language interactions can be enabled by chat bots in popular chat applications or speech-enabled applications on computing devices. In short, conversational commerce enables users to interact with […]

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