IOT Sample Architecture

IOT Plant Floor Sample Architecture Architecture overview IOT Device – Analytics: Gus Segura There is more than on way to implement IOT analytics for the Plant Floor. For me, its all about guaranteed message delivery (from the IOT Device), micro-services vs monolithic architecture and edge analytics (de-coupled from the cloud).  You have a choice on[…]

MongoDB Production Features

MongoDB Production Features A user perspective: Blueskymetrics BSMSentimizer™ – Gus Segura We run more than one Big Data technology to support our production environment; MongoDB has been there with us from the start. Its just works! Our core use case is sentiment text analytics: product and service reviews – complaints and praises from customers. Our[…]

Sentiment Analytics

Sentiment Analytics Sentiment Analytics as it relates to speech, text and language – is the practice of attempting to understand the “emotional response” around a topic (person, place, thing, product, service, etc.).  I’ve been working in this area for over 10+ years.  My fist systems were interactive voice response systems where folks would leave a[…]

Deep Learning Healthcare

Deep Learning in Healthcare Machine Learning has been used in Healthcare for some time now. Today, Deep Learning can be used to help Physicians diagnose injury and ailments.  There are many different types of technology working together to enable deep learning.  This includes imaging sytems, scanners, iot devices, big data storage and much more.  Its[…]

Data Engineering DevOps

Data Engineering DevOps – It’s Different… DevOps is the combination of Development and Operations in an Agile environment or “DevOps is the practice of operations and development engineers participating together in the entire service lifecycle, from design through the development process to production support.” I think its slightly different for Data Engineering and the data pipeline tasks related[…]

R Arima Time Series to Tableau

ARIMA R Model – Tableau Visual Time Series Analysis and Forecasting has come a long way in the last few years.  Today, We do time series analysis to forecast customer demand, future sales, inventory levels and much more.  Building accurate models has become much easier and its actually fun now. I recently reviewed an on-line[…]

Microservice Horizons 2017

Microservice – DevOps Horizons 2017 2016 was an exciting year for Architecture, DevOps, Testing and Continuous Integrations for those implementing “Container Orchestration” and Microservice Architectures.  DevOps – Testing – CI have found they’re feet in most enterprises.  Companies are implementing application decoupling at an astounding rate. Multiple release per day are becoming common place.  Folks[…]

Top 5 IOT Device Types

Top 5 IOT Edge Device Types The number of IOT Devices is growing every day. Its seems like everyone is offering a “connected device” and App. These devices range from interesting, inventive and innovative to strange [ maybe for now ]. The following is my Top 5 IOT Edge Device types. This is for the year 2016.  Next[…]

Top 5 Cloud Migration Tips

Top 5 Cloud Migration Tips  Migrating to the Cloud can be daunting, complex and time consuming.  The first few migrations may be tough. However, If you plan correctly and have prepared adequately then you will likely have a successful migration.  This post is for anyone considering migrating or implementing cloud technology. I’m Gus Segura, Director – Principal[…]

AWS Data Warehouse Migration

Overview: General Guidelines, considerations for Migrating your existing enterprise data warehouse to Amazon AWS services and a story from www.Blueskymetrics.com. When I was little, My older brother would buy me an ice cream cone and tell me to just eat the top part with the ice cream and caramel. He would relieve me of the[…]