Archives of #Open Source

EuroSciPy 2013 write-up

The conference is over, tomorrow I’m sticking around to Sprint on scikit-learn. As last year it has been a lot of fun to catch up with colleagues out here in Brussels. Here’s Logilab’s write-up. Yesterday I spoke on Building an Open Source Data Science company. Topics included how companies benefit from open sourcing their tools, […]

PyCon Tutorial Notes for Applied Parallel Computing

This post is for students of the Applied Parallel Computing tutorial that Minesh B. Amin and I will run during March 2013 at PyCon.This is a wiki-post, I’ll update it over the next month. If you are attending the tutorial you must check this post in the run-up to the tutorial. Important notes are below […]

Building a high performance cluster with Ubuntu 9.10 and Eucalyptus

I’ve spent the last day (almost) installing Eucalyptus on Ubuntu 9.10 to create a mini ‘high performance computing’ environment.  We’re testing the concept and could build 100+ machines if the prototype works as expected. This is a running log of my notes, for this post I only have a partial setup. Note – I have […]

BarCamp and “Screencasting in 7 Minutes with Jing” workshop

Jay, Jon and co. ran another excellent BarCamp Brighton this weekend which followed dConstruct09.  There’s a long, good write-up here. I’m not entirely sure of the right tag for flickr – it seems that ‘bcb4’ (which I’d thought was official) conflicts with BarCamp Bangalore and BarCamp Boston…ho hum.  Anyhow, here’s one of mine: My session […]