Blogs

Geting the most out of akka clusters

SURAJ ATREYA
Aug 14, 2015

Anyone serious about distributed systems or building one, commonly encounters issues such as replication, consistency, availability and partition tolerance (CAP) [1]. In a real life scenario, partition tolerance is inevitable. So the system must be able to handle partition tolerance when there are network outages. Therefore, ‘P’ in the CAP is a must for any distributed system. This has been backed by Peter Deutsch in his (EIGHT FALLACIES OF DISTRIBUTED COMPUTING).

Elastically adding and removing nodes using akka cluster

SURAJ ATREYA
Aug 07, 2015

This post explores a pull-based master/worker architecture – one that is suitable for anyone who is looking to elastically provision nodes when the load is higher than normal and under-provision when the load is below normal. In this post, the master accepts RSS links from frontend which can be a user submitting links and worker accept one RSS link and extract information such as article’s published date, title and a brief description. All this information is indexed into ELASTICSEARCH.

Using glassbeam for customer segmentation

VIJAY VASUDEVAN
Jul 30, 2015

It’s a well-known fact that better customer segmentation results in increased profitability for any product company. Better segmentation enables product manufacturers to create highly customized offerings and messaging for each customer (the era of 1-1 marketing); better yet, these offerings are well-aligned with the needs and propensities of that customer.

Glassbeam and smart grids

DEVANG MEHTA
Jul 22, 2015

You might know that the Electric Vehicle (EV) Charging Station and Smart Grid industry is set to explode over next five years growing from less than 1 Million stations today to over 12 Million in 2020 driving an exponential market revenue growth from $200M to $3.5B in the same period.

PRDS and user stories, iot style

DEVANG MEHTA
Jul 17, 2015

Network World spoke with us earlier this month and ran a NICE PIECE on how the IOT revolution is positively impacting new product development.

IOT analytics a critical success factor in today’s "big storage"

DEVANG MEHTA
Jul 08, 2015

The pervasiveness of big data has led to an equally significant expansion of what can be called “big storage.” Whether you’re a cloud service provider or an enterprise, managing that big data requires highly complex and sophisticated storage systems. Failure of these systems is not an option.

Storage system providers have turned to IoT analytics both to help ensure optimal performance and to gain a deeper understanding of how customers are using their solutions.

Recap from solidcon 2015

DEVANG MEHTA
Jun 28, 2015

For the first time, Glassbeam attended the SOLIDCON IOT CONFERENCE organized by the O’Reily group. And we’re glad that we did!

The era of qoe on steroids

VIJAY VASUDEVAN
Jun 17, 2015

Glassbeam has built a predictive analytics app built for telecommunications operators and providers. This app aims to leverage benefits from our machine learning models. It is designed to automatically turn raw data from networking equipment into actionable operational intelligence. Whether it is solving a support escalation or looking for opportunities to price the services effectively, this app has it. In case you missed it, here is a recent PRESS RELEASE on the QoE app launch.

What’s in the Sauce: The True Picture of the QoE Solution?

Connected medical devices and iot analytics combine to save lives

DEVANG MEHTA
Jun 12, 2015

Among the most dynamic market segments where IoT analytics has the potential to grow rapidly is medical devices. Market research firm FREEDONIA GROUP notes that 2.5 million people rely on these devices today and predicts the market will grow 7.7 percent in 2015. More than 300,000 Americans receive these devices each year.

IOT analytics and electric vehicles

DEVANG MEHTA
Jun 03, 2015

It’s always an exciting team when we enter a new vertical with a customer win. It is especially exciting when it’s a white hot vertical like Cleantech (specifically electric vehicles) where we can contribute towards the growth of an industry sector that provides numerous benefits to society.

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