NUC with (external) GPU – a Big Little ML Rig
Data Science / GPU / Machine Learning / Technology / tensorflow

NUC with (external) GPU – a Big Little ML Rig

Introduction eGPU obsessives might like this. We are going to set up an Intel® NUC Kit NUC6i7KYK (Skull Canyon) connected via Thunderbolt 3 (USB Type-C) cable to an eGPU as the AORUS GTX 1080 Gaming Box running Linux (Ubuntu 17.04).  But wait there’s more. Then we are going to install the CUDA and cuDNN libraries … Continue reading

Decision Service Made Easy with OpenShift
OpenShift / Process Improvement / Technology / Uncategorized

Decision Service Made Easy with OpenShift

Introduction The Weight Watcher – a Goal Attainment Scale is an example of an implementation of a Really Simple Rules Service (RSRS). RSRS is a (stateless REST) Decision Server based on JBoss BRMS 6.x that uses a simple facts-in-facts-out (FIFO) pattern and supports CEP use cases. Milo, the Red Dog look-a-like, will show you the way. This lab is … Continue reading

A/B Deployments Made Easy with OpenShift
Cloud Architecture / DevOps / OpenShift / PaaS / Process Improvement / Technology

A/B Deployments Made Easy with OpenShift

Introduction Who doesn’t get excited about A/B deployments?  I know I do.  With OpenShift, this power becomes accessible to mere mortals.  Moreover, you can try it right now from your own laptop. Let Cavaliers, Charley and Billy show you how. This lab is another in the OpenShift MiniLabs series. Objective A/B Hypothesis A/B deployments are about some business … Continue reading

Drools Rules Rsynchronicity
Data Science / DevOps / Presales / Technology

Drools Rules Rsynchronicity

Overview This post continues experimenting with the sample application known as Weightwatcher to showcase a number of new technologies and techniques including: The all-in-one Vagrant image for OpenShift 3 The OpenShift Origin 3 oc rsync feature Drools 6.3.0.FINAL KIE Execution Server (Decision Server) A method for rule life cycle management with Containers Drools 6.3.0.FINAL The Drools KIE … Continue reading

The Weight Watcher – a Goal Attainment Scale
Behaviour / Data Science / DevOps / PaaS / Presales / Technology

The Weight Watcher – a Goal Attainment Scale

Overview This blog is about where technology meets the behavioural sciences, so here we have a post describing how technology can be an adjunct to encourage adherence to a weight management intervention.  In this example we show how to monitor progress of the 5:2 Fast Diet using the Goal Attainment Scale method together with actual weight … Continue reading