The winter evenings are dark so as a diversion why not build my own complete end-to-end open source based 4G network. Real phones, custom SIM cards, eNB and a complete core EPC network. Here is my dining room table, and here is is what is what I did to make it work.
Spent the weekend, appropriately, on a busman’s holiday looking at transportation data at the Urban Traffic Data Hackathon -Transport For London Dataset Meetup.
Here’s the presentation Mary-Ann & I produced on our recommendations for the underlying topological reference data model to link all of the TfL data together. Seemed generally well received.
Last month, I represented JDSU joining a vibrant public meeting of over 100 people to discuss the ‘Interoperability of Small Cells and the existing Cellular networks’ held at PwC offices in central London.
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Spoke at IET’s conferecne in London: Data Analytics 2014 – The Rising Role Of Big Data with the title Analysis of big data sourced from mobile phone networks. The video is at here
I was recently asked to present a commercial (not technical) introduction to Big Data to the last meeting of The Centre for Business Innovation Limited (CfBI) headquartered in Cambridge. Topics include some of the benefits, risk issues and sources of big data).
The presentation is now public in PDF as Big Data Commercial Introduction V1.5. Enjoy – contact me if you want more details.
I have had the opportunity to consider from scratch what is needed to migrate applications into the cloud. The first question I usually get asked is with cloud vendor do I recommend Amazon, Azure etc.
My reply is I am not worried about that – and ask if there is a clear strategy to support multi-tenancy for the application being developed for, or ported to the cloud. If not read on for both an introduction, and a checklist of practical steps I recommend.
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