Announcing Bunsen: FHIR Data With Apache Spark

We’re excited to open source Bunsen, a library to make analyzing FHIR data with Apache Spark simple and scalable. Bunsen encodes FHIR resources directly into Apache Spark’s native data structures. This lets users leverage well-defined FHIR data models directly within Spark SQL. Here’s a simple query against a table of …

Celebrating World Usability Day at Cerner

World Usability Day is celebrated worldwide on the second Thursday in November every year. Across the globe, organizations host events and use this day to provide education on how to make products easier to use and simpler to access, as well as to celebrate progress in this pursuit. The World …

Accessibility and Usability: On the Road to Great UX

In 2010, a group of designers from Columbus, Ohio set out to create a grassroots, cross-discipline, and creative conference. Since that first event, Midwest UX has been an ongoing tradition that attracts innovative ideas and provides an opportunity for regional professions to engage in discussion with other professionals. Last year, …

Jwala Joins Cerner’s Open Source

Introducing Jwala, a Resource Manager for the Apache Community Apache Tomcat and Apache httpd are hardened, scalable, and reliable open-source solutions. Widely adopted, these solutions are commonly used to host and load-balance Java applications. Configuring and managing a small set of elements is relatively easy, but once you start scaling …