Biarca Blog



Choosing the Right Network for Your Kubernetes Cluster

Kubernetes (K8S) supports multiple networks and the range of configuration choices is vast. Sometimes, it gets complex for an organization to choose the right network that satisfies a specific requirement. This gets more difficult if you do not have hands-on… READ MORE

Analyzing fMRI Images on Google Cloud Platform

Scalable analysis is widely used in the domain of cloud computing, yet it is rarely used in neuroimaging in spite of the availability of technologies for handling large datasets. I feel that in the field of Neuroscience, when it comes to MRI and fMRI analytics with large datasets (with many subjects in the experiments), the … READ MORE

A Google BigQuery Approach to Insights

“Data has stolen the limelight in the technology space today. The goal is to turn data into information, and information into insight”~ Carly Fiorina, former CEO, Hewlett-Packard Co. Our team has been working on Google Cloud Platform(GCP) for sometime now. Through this blog, I will share an enriching experience of developing a Physicians’ Dashboard, which … READ MORE

Cosine Similarity and Handling Categorical Variables

Machine Learning Recommender Systems depend heavily on the ability to compare multiple characteristics of a large pool of contenders and identify the ones that best match the required characteristics. Comparing characteristics (or parameters) when they are numeric is fairly straightforward. But a lot of characteristics tend to be ‘categorical variables’ that take on a value … READ MORE

Syslog-ng Performance Enhancements for a Global E-Commerce Enterprise

A leading e-commerce enterprise facilitates high volume of transactions, supported by its global infrastructure of servers and applications. The ability to observe the health of these systems is essential for business continuity. It is important to architect and instrument these systems with reliable Logging, Monitoring and Alerting (LMA). Biarca conducted a comprehensive study of the … READ MORE

Biarca helps Linux Foundation Develop and Deploy a CI/CD Workflow for Certification Platform

As part of its charter to enable adoption of new technologies, the Linux Foundation (LF) runs certification programs for Linux Administration/Development and open source technologies like OpenStack, Cloud Foundry, NodeJS, Kubernetes and Hyperledger to name a few. All these certification programs run on a Certification Platform. Until recently, LF’s development and deployment workflow for its … READ MORE

GCP & Kubernetes based Resilient, Scalable and Rapidly Deployable Custom Portal

A Fortune 500 contract manufacturing firm hosts a portal for its customers to have complete real-time visibility into the manufacturing pipeline.  Over time, the evolving needs of customers made it critical for the firm’s portal to support high availability, geographic scalability and high velocity deployment. Biarca ported the firm’s portal from AWS to GCP, leveraging … READ MORE