AWS Logstash Setup

This is the second of a two-part post on getting Amazon’s version of ElasticSearch set up in AWS.  We go over the basics of setting up an AWS ES cluster and then tackle supplying the cluster with data via Logstash. This post assumes that you have already set up an ElasticSearch cluster in AWS.  At the end, […]

TechNet Augusta 2016: Defensive Cyber

This is the sixth in our series of posts on US Army systems and mission needs based on the AFCEA Augusta Technet. The US Army must ensure they have the ability to maneuver in cyberspace.  There were considerable discussions on defensive and offensive cyber operations and how they will occur in a conflict.  Defensive cyber […]

Fast-Start DevOps FedRAMP Based Solution

CMA has announced their launch of a Fast-Start DevOps (Platform)-as-a-Service [DaaS] solution through the CMA NIH CIO-CS Government-Wide Acquisition Contract (GWAC). This solution integrates Red Hat’s OpenShift open source PaaS with NTT Data’s value-added professional services and BlackMesh’s FedRAMP compliant hosting infrastructure.  The result is a DevOps environment that streamlines the rapid development and deployment of new […]

Mesosphere: Organizing the machines in your datacenter as if they are one large computer

This post is part of our series providing background and context on sponsors of Cognitio’s 30 April Synergy Forum. We are excited to introduce Mesosphere to the DC technology ecosystem. The Mesosphere datacenter operating system helps you organize the machines in your datacenter as if they are one big computer. Save time, money and deliver […]

A Computer in a Thumbdrive

Intel has created a Bay Trail Atom PC that is only 1.6 ounces. It is manufactured by Shenzen Apec Electronics and can be purchased on AliExpress for just under $125 (with shipping). The device does not come with OS, but you are able to load Windows, Linux, Android or other OS systems. It’s similar to Google’s […]

You Should Run R On Your Computer: Not just for stats, but to know what all the excitement is about

“R” is a freely available language for interacting with your computer that is designed for a wide variety of functions. It is most frequently associated with statistical computing and graphics. R runs on a wide variety of systems, including Mac, Windows, Linux and Unix. Every analyst who deals with data should have a copy of […]