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January 11, 2016

Streaming Analytics and Message Hub: Getting Started

Message Hub provides a simple communication mechanism built on Apache Kafka, enabling communication between loosely coupled Bluemix services. This article and video show how to communicate with Message Hub from the Streaming Analytics Bluemix service using the messaging toolkit.

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January 8, 2016

IBM Analytics for Apache Spark – simple, open, integrated and powerful

IBM Analytics for Apache Spark is a highly reliable and easy-to-use managed Spark service available on IBM Bluemix. The Spark service offers new levels of flexibility and access for data professionals and line of business stakeholders to rapidly analyze large data sets and uncover new insights to transform their industries. Try it yourself!

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January 11, 2016

Digital Water and Bluemix analyze vast amounts of data to help refugees find safe water

When presented with the facts on the global water crisis, you can’t help but feel the tug to get involved at some level to drive change. According to the World Health Organization, 10% of the world population still lacks access to safe water and every 90 seconds, a child dies from water-related disease. But what if this could change using technology? The team at Digital Water spends time thinking about how to impact communities far beyond the U.S., by leveraging its cloud-based asset monitoring platform to provide access to real-time water data.

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December 17, 2015

SJSU grad students enhance their job prospects with Spark and Bluemix

Keeping up with the skills demand of local startups and enterprise companies requires access to cutting edge resources and expertise. This is why educators like me in computer engineering department have embraced Bluemix cloud and cognitive computing platform as a tool to teach Cloud computing and SaaS and software development in the classroom. For the projects described in this post, all students used publicly available data sets and Apache Spark service in Bluemix to find new patterns and meaning in the data.

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