RapidMiner: A Leader in Advanced Analytics

Last week the news broke that Gartner Research placed Rapidminer in the Leader Quadrant for Advanced Analytics. I can't say that I was surprised at the news, but I was extremely happy to know that we share the Leader Space with names like IBM and SAS. The report is a …



The RAPi Project Update

With every few steps forward on this project, I inevitably take a step back. On Friday night I successfully created a 2 node Pi computer. I tested it with the MPICH2 script and it indicated that both nodes, RApi0 and RApi1, were talking to each other. This was a HUGE …



Betting on RapidMiner in a Big Way

This past Friday I resigned from my position as a Civil Engineering Manager at SYSTRA, my employer of the last 6+ years. I did this because an opportunity of a lifetime knocked on my door, an opportunity that will give me a chance to pursue my passion in an exciting …



The RAPi Project

My initial setback in running Rapid Analytics on a Raspberry Pi might end up being just a small stumbling block in the end. The only thing that's preventing Rapid Analytics from running on a Pi is hardware, a single pi is not quite there to run both X Windows and …



Rapid Analytics: On a Raspberry Pi – Part 3

Update: After talking with some IT folks, I realized that I might just be able to make Rapid Analytics on a Raspberry Pi (RAPi) happen. I need to go back a split the memory better on the Pi AND possibly make mini clusters of Pi. How cool would that be …