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mysql tricks: do instant table swap to mitigate mysql deadlock error.

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Slide Share’s full of useful knowledge

Best practices for PySpark programming Programming in Spark using PySpark from Mostafa Elzoghbi History of SQL and all the advanced features over the last 30 years among big vendors. Modern SQL in Open Source and Commercial Databases from Markus Winand

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The reality of a data worker.

Taken from a Dataiku meetup slide.  This picture hit close to home.

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Things to note when migrating web hosts

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New Year, New Site

I switched to wordpress.com as my host. I will most likely switch to AWS later.

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DevFestDC : key takeaways of the Google Cloud Products

TensorFLow : google’s machine learning api can be super powerful. Just make json REST calls to the end-point and get results based on google’s machine learning lib. Uses cases: 1. identify an image (image classification) 2. parse speech into text … Continue reading

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Big Data == teens talking about sex

Dan Ariely. Duke University Professor. Big data may be sexy. But companies I’ve worked with or interviewed are still dealing with small-to-medium size data management problems. #smalldataproblems

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