Posts by Year

2017

Apache Spark on a Raspberry Pi

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Valentine’s Day has just passed and I still have some Raspberry Pi left, so I thought I try something out.

Scala on Raspberry - updated

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A few years ago I have shown how to run Scala on a Raspberry Pi. That was on a Raspberry Pi 1 Model B, the oldest of the revisions, with a single-core CPU.

2016

Fun with ESP8266

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I have got a few esp8266 controllers and started to play with it. My code is at abarbanell/arduino-esp8266 and I have also opened a new blog section here a...

Steamboats on the Lac Leman

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A video about a day tour from Lausanne to the castle Chillon near Montreux

Spark Notebooks

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Recently, I have been playing with Spark notebooks from andypetrella/spark-notebook and created a new github repo for my spark notebooks - aptly named abarba...

Microservice Architecture

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This is my presentation from the Lausanne Cloud Computing Meetup on 16-Jun-2016

2015

New Blog section for Arduino

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I have created a new section in this blog with articles focused around Arduino and general Internet-of-Things topics. There will be coverage of different Ard...

devenv: Docker setup for mongo and RabbitMQ

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This is a quick recipe how to set up a dockerized development environment (e.g. for one of my node.js projects abarbanell/loopnav ). This works for MacOS, ...

Benchmarking RabbitMQ on Raspberry Pi

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A while ago I have written about how to set up rabbitmq on a Raspberry. Now I was interested to get some performance data about this setup. There is a great...

Innovations in Analytics for Academic Publishing

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My colleague Sandra Hausmann and I gave a talk on 30-Apr-2015 at the conference “Social Media and Web Analytics Innovation” in San Franscisco.

Mono Raspberry

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There three ways to get mono running on the Raspberry - just pulling the raspbian repository package (easy, but you get an older version), pulling it from a...

ASP.NET 5 (vNext) with docker on Linux

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In this post I show how to start working with the upcoming ASP.NET 5 (aka vNext) on Linux. At the time of this writing the latest version is the beta 2 of AS...

2014

Computing History: MapReduce in the 20th century

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This is the time of the year, between Christmas and the end of the year, where many people bring up fairy tales of their personal history, which friends and ...

New Theme for this Blog

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This blog starts to appear in a new look. I have decided to create my own theme for this, as a starting point I have used the well-known theme tom which I ki...

Hadoop on Azure

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(last updated 2014-10-11)

RabbitMQ on Raspberry Pi

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Playing around with RabbitMQ lately, I was interested how it would perform on a very small box, a Raspberry Pi.

2012

Raspberry Pi and Akka / Scala

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This post is about running Akka on the Raspberry Pi, but because this is so simple to do I will also talk about a simpler development and deployment process.

Raspberry Pi and Scala

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This is a little experience report how to bring up Scala on my RaspberryPi

2010

www.frontiersin.org

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We just brought live the new site of www.frontiersin.org, which was my biggest SCRUM project up to now. Here are my first learnings from this project:

2009

SCRUM and PRINCE2 – again

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I found a [slideshow] (http://www.slideshare.net/jenshoffmann/integrating-scrum-with-classical-project-management) on integrating scrum with classical proje...

Book Review: Everything is Miscellaneous

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There is a very interesting book by David Weinberger I just read for the second time – it should be for everyone interested how traditional approaches to sea...

Introducing SCRUM - ideas for a process backlog

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In a recent project, I had to bootstrap a SCRUM environment – so the question is where do you start? One way of course is to get everybody on a SCRUM trainin...