DC/OS and the Mesos scheduler

At LakeTide, we constantly evaluate technologies that can deploy computation-heavy code to resource clusters and DC/OS is one of the heavyweight contenders in the container orchestration space right now. Though it has a smaller community than Docker, Kubernetes,...

Custom networks in MXNet on Julia – part 1

  This is a small example of how to build a MNIST classifier with MXNet and Julia using executors with customized optimizer and accuracy functions. MXNet is a deep learning framework that is very well suited for parallel computations over several GPUs, i.e. it’s a...

LakeTide @ Nordic Data Science Summit

A few weeks ago, the inaugural Nordic Data Science Summit (NDSS) took place in Stockholm. With more than 300 attendees, this “first” conference was jam-packed with passionate smart people, interesting sessions, and engaged partners, providing a very...

The elusive promise of "data democratization"

Have you ever been to a corporate training course where one assignment has been to guess the number of jelly beans in a glass jar? The “competition” begins – who will win the grand prize? Invariably you will see different approaches to tackling the...

LakeTide at DevSum16

For the eleventh consecutive year the developer conference DevSum convened in Stockholm. It is arranged by professional training company Addskills Cornerstone Group and focuses in large part on technologies relating to .NET and the Microsoft ecosystem. LakeTide was...