SparkR with OpenShift
Data Science / DevOps / OpenShift / PaaS

SparkR with OpenShift

Let’s set up a data science workbench on OpenShift (docker/kubernetes). The components will be an RStudio Server executing SparkR instructions to a remote Apache Spark instance, all hosted within a local OpenShift cluster instance. Examples include processing AWS S3 Bucket hosted data from Spark. So saddle up and ride ole’ Roxy all the way! This lab is another in … Continue reading

Jupyter and R with OpenShift
Data Science / DevOps / OpenShift

Jupyter and R with OpenShift

UPDATE – Visit SparkR with OpenShift for lastest r-notebook/OpenShift solution. – UPDATE The cool kids are using Jupyter notebooks. But we are going to step it up a notch by hosting an R-enabled Jupyter notebook on OpenShift. Max Bugger, may he rest-in-peace, will show you how. This lab is another in the OpenShift MiniLabs series. Objectives Let’s demonstrate hosting a … 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