InterPlanetary File System (IPFS) on Jupyter

The fundamental concept of IPFS is that instead of looking for locations, as with HTTP, you look for the content of a file.  (erisindustries) When you say Blockchain, Git, BitTorrent, I hear: Directed acyclic graphs (like git) with hashed hierarchical checkpoints (like a blockchain or merkle trees) distributed peer to peer (like bit torrent). This is literally what IPFS is, and […]

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E pluribus unum – OpenStack Swift Manifest Objects

By default, the content of an OpenStack Swift object cannot be greater than 5 GB. However, you can use a number of smaller objects to construct a large object via the concept of segmentation. From OpenStack Large Object Support, “Segments of the larger object are uploaded and a special manifest file is created that, when downloaded, sends all the segments concatenated as […]

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Getting Started with Python Eve on IBM Bluemix™

BluemixRox Here’s the latest post in my “BluemixRox” series on deploying popular open-source projects onto Bluemix. In past posts, I’ve shared how to deploy Drupal, WordPress, Ghost.js and Piwik. I’ve now turned my focus to Eve, a Python-based open source web REST API framework for human beings. From the project website, “It allows to effortlessly build and deploy highly customizable, […]

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