Using Remote Kernels with Jupyter Notebook Server

Jupyter Notebook uses kernels to execute code interactively. The Jupyter Notebook server runs kernels as separate processes on the same host by default. However, there are scenarios where it would be necessary or beneficial to have the Notebook server use kernels that run remotely. A good example is when you want to use notebooks to explore and analyze large data […]

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Case Study: Delivering Transportation Insights using Jupyter Notebooks, Interactive Dashboards, and Apache Spark

Our IBM Cloud Emerging Technologies team recently worked with Executive Transportation Group (ETG) to analyze executive car service trips in New York City. ETG wanted to simulate potential changes to its driver dispatch algorithm, and assess the impact of those changes on its operations. The goal was to identify changes that might increase efficiency and have a positive impact on […]

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The New Era of Realtime Digital Business

How realtime analytics is disrupting business by driving innovation Realtime analytics. What do we really mean when we say that? It’s surprisingly difficult to answer that question, as it depends in part on the context of the business needs behind who’s asking the question. Having worked with a number of companies who are wrestling with how to employ data not […]

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IBM Emerging Technologies Contributes Notebook Tech to Project Jupyter

The IBM Emerging Technologies team has been active within the open source community over the past few weeks. Recently, the team engaged with the Project Jupyter governing body to help define an incubation process that provides the community a path to propose, create, and develop potential Jupyter sub-projects. On September 29th, the Emerging Technologies team contributed three new incubator projects […]

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Why is IBM involved with Apache Spark?

How Emerging Technologies Works Within IBM, and How It Led to Spark. Recently, IBM announced its IBM Spark initiative, detailing how the company would move forward with the open-source compute cluster framework, including the creation of a Spark Technology Center based in San Francisco, California. This initiative, one of IBM’s largest, already includes over a dozen IBM labs, as well […]

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