Tag Archives: AWS

Solving Machine Learning Problems at Netflix with Spark and GraphX

seattle skyline

The personalized video recommendations which are served up by Netflix are a glossy front page which is a result of Research Engineers like Ehtsham Elahi rolling his sleeves up for machine learning challenges every day. Machine Learning is a core part of the Netflix product with everything impression being recommended by an algorithm. One of the challenges for Netflix is scale ...

Read More »

Amazon Turns up to The Machine Learning Camp Fire with Huge Bellows

Amazon Turns up to The Machine Learning Camp Fire with Huge Bellows

To date, most serious machine learning tools and efforts have been assembled around internal bespoke systems which have to make sense of insane amounts of unstructured data. Now Amazon has unleashed Amazon Machine Learning, leveraging it vast resources which will integrate with it’s present suite of products and console. Amazon is creating value once again by delivering a product which takes ...

Read More »

How Spotify does Continuous Delivery with Docker and Helios

How Spotify does Continuous Delivery with Docker and Helios

Credit to the organisers of DevCon in Tel Aviv last month for a speakers line up which included Evgeny Goldin of Spotify in Berlin who described his journey with Spotify, how they do continuous integration with Docker and their own open source tool Helios, the orchestration tool for deploying and managing containers across multiple servers. Prior to Docker’s suite of zero to Docker orchestration ...

Read More »

Nurture and Grow: The Power of Having a Mentor – Guy Gershoni, Melbourne IT

guy

Guy Gershoni is the type of mentor most Computer Science graduates can only dream of working with. His disposition is hugely positive and when you meet him, it doesn’t take long to realise that he not only has a very firm grasp on technology but also keeps his own mind wide open. After his own graduation, Guy worked at Slangsoft, ...

Read More »

Docker for Amazon EC2 – Docker Meetup Seattle, Dan Gerdesmeier, AWS

Docker for Amazon EC2 – Docker Meetup Seattle, Dan Gerdesmeier, AWS

Dan Gerdesmeier is a Software Engineer at AWS for the EC2 container service and at Janaury’s Docker Meetup in Seattle gave a synopsis of some of the key concepts inside the service (go to 11:45) running Docker as the base run time meaning that everything run in EC2 is a Docker image. Gerdesmeier explains the key concepts which AWS have defined for ...

Read More »

Ember London – Architecting Ember In Production, Bryan Crotaz

Ember London – Architecting Ember In Production, Bryan Crotaz

Bryan Crotaz is an extraordinary model of how to mix deep technical skills with acute business intellect. He started Silver Curve in 2010 to provide digital signage boards which run off what are essentially mobile phone chips (Raspberry Pi) which vastly reduce costs against PCs usually supporting each monitor. Silver Curve developed a piece of software called Aperture which allows ...

Read More »
Show Buttons
Share On Facebook
Share On Twitter
Share On Linkedin
Share On Pinterest
Share On Stumbleupon
Contact us
Hide Buttons