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Searching for the Right Words: Bringing NLP to Apache Solr through ONNX and OpenNLP

I am very excited to be presenting at this year’s Linux Foundation Open Source Summit North America! My presentation titled Searching for the Right Words: Bringing NLP to Apache Solr through ONNX and OpenNLP will talk about the new ONNX capabilities that have been introduced into Apache OpenNLP and how to utilize the functionality from […]

Load Testing with Apache JMeter, InfluxDB, and Grafana

Apache JMeter is a great tool for load testing APIs. You can define your API requests, run your tests, and measure throughput and other metrics. Admittedly, I don’t find it to be most intuitive tool to get started with but once you get the hang of it makes sense and you start to understand why […]

“Let’s Build Something!” with Mike Chambers

I was recently invited to be a guest on Mike Chambers‘ (an AWS Hero) show! On this episode Mike wired together the final pieces to make his machine learning model in SageMaker available through API Gateway endpoint and a static website in S3. He did the coding live and it worked great! The small web […]

Mountaineer Emerging Technologies Group

I would like to invite everyone interested in emerging technologies such as AI/ML, Kubernetes and containers, cloud, NLP, and others to join the Mountaineer Emerging Technologies Group meetup. This group was created primarily for technology professionals in the northern WV area it is open to anyone. If you are interested in presenting a topic pleas get in […]

AWS Config Conformance Packs: When TRUE is not true

In this post I want to share a problem I encountered with an AWS Config Conformance Pack in hopes it can help someone else some time. The Conformance Packs are sets of AWS Config rules to help you meet compliance with various regulations. They are available on GitHub. You can clone that repository and use […]