A part of the infra moved!

Dear followers, we are happy to announce that a part of the DAPLAB infrastructure moved to another server room in the Engineering buildings. We are now occupying two server rooms in two separated buildings and this has some consequences – hopefully for the best. We are now safer by occupying two server rooms. In case […]

HDP 2.4.2 on the DAPLAB

We are proud to announce that the DAPLAB upgraded to the latest HortonWorks release, HDP 2.4.2. The upgrade went perfectly well, thanks to the skills of our technical team. The official Apache versions of most HDP 2.4.2 components are unchanged from HDP, with the exception of Spark and Kafka. Spark is upgraded from 1.6.0 to […]

DAPLAB is featured on the Swiss TV

On Saturday 5th of March, DAPLAB and its partners were featured on the Swiss television news (in french). We were able to introduce our activities and illustrate them with partner case studies of Infoteam and Swisscom.

Google #HashCode Hub @EIA-FR

We’re pretty delighted to announce that EIA-FR has accepted to be an official Hub for the next Google #HashCode, Thursday Feb 11. Since Thursdays is our hacky day, let’s code something different (or not, we’ll see :)). When Thursday, February 11. Doors open at 6pm, and will close around midnight. What Google #HashCode Contest Where Room […]

DAPLAB Session #1: Zefix Notifier Project

As announced a few weeks back, we’ll change the layout of the weekly DAPLAB sessions and come up with broader subject, spanning on several weeks. The first session we’re proposing is called Zefix Notifier. In a nutshell, we’ll ingest data from the Central Business Names Index of Switzerland (Zentraler Firmenindex, or Zefix in short). We’ll also […]