July 30, 2015

Hack your Data Warehouse by Using Notebooks

Notebooks are great for doing exploratory analytics iteratively over large and complex data sets. The emphasis here is on iterative exploration -- letting you construct and run queries interactively over and over, building on previous queries and their results, until the exploration yields the insights you are after. Good news for dashDB users is that you too can now easily leverage the power of IPython or Jupyter notebooks to hack data in your warehouse interactively.

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March 30, 2015

Simple hello world python flask app

Really simple tutorial going over on how to deploy a simple Python Flask app in IBM Bluemix (Cloud Foundry).

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December 16, 2014

Graduate students learn and innovate on Bluemix

Bluemix platform as a service (PaaS) is not only a business solution, but also an excellent environment to learn and sharpen your programming skills. As part of the Bluemix Academic initiative this semester, I taught computer engineering graduates students at San Jose State University (SJSU) using Bluemix. This not only provided my students an opportunity to use it as a playground for bringing their innovative ideas into action, but also helped them understand the cloud computing from a whole new perspective.

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