Articles by Sysco LABS

Sysco LABS Tutorials | Getting Started with Spark

Sysco LABS 15 October 2019

In this episode of the Sysco LABS Tutorials, Software Engineer – Deshani Geethika from the EAG team introduces you to Apache Spark – an opensource, distributed processing system usually used for big data worksheets. She also introduces you to the Spark Eco-system before teaching you how to set up a Spark job using Spark sequel.

Innovation Session | Deployment Strategies for Container Based Architectures

Sysco LABS 9 October 2019

Agile software development preaches regular, and shorter release cycles. For cloud-based software, there are several deployment options. The non-docker based deployments need extensive infrastructure and ad-hoc tooling to cater to the need of agile deployments. Docker-based deployments with advanced orchestrators like Kubernetes support part of the agile deployment use-cases. It has been found that the

Sysco LABS Tutorials | OCR with Machine Learning

Sysco LABS 3 October 2019

In this edition of Sysco LABS Tutorials, Sidath Asiri, Software Engineer from the Enterprise Architecture Group addresses OCR or Optical Character Recognition. The tutorial includes; – The main components of the OCR tool – Text detection – Character segmentation – Model construction – Creating a character recognition model with SVM – Demo using the Pytesseract

Innovation Session | A Smart World – The Food Revolution

Sysco LABS 27 September 2019

From pre-historic Nomads who followed their food, to inventing the wheel and creating implements used for cooking and the emergence of “Restaurants” as we know them, the concept of “Dining” has spanned the Centuries. In this Innovation Session, Gavin Alexander, Associate Manager – Delivery takes you on a journey through foodservice; Starting with a trip

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