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4 Webinars This Week – GPU, 5G, graph analytics, cloud

4 Webinars I’m Watching This Week – GPU, 5G, graph analytics, cloud… Accelerating Data Science Workflows With Rapids How RAPIDS accelerates your Python data science toolchain with minimal code changes and no new tools to learn. How RAPIDS can accelerate model training and time to deployment. The wealth of accelerated apps available to maximize datacenter […]

Hadoop Options for SQL Databases

SQL in Hadoop Solution Comparison Chart

Drowning while trying to understand your options for SQL-based database management in Hadoop?  This graphic is a simplified comparison of the various features of several popular products being used today.  I outline some of my biggest differentiators in this post. While this is a marketing slide for Actian’s SQL in Hadoop enterprise solution, I wish I saw it earlier so I could […]

Spatial Data Made Useful

Geospatial Power Tools book cover

Everyone that deals with geographic/spatial/geospatial data knows they need specialised tools for the job.  Fortunately, there are a ton of open source tools up for the challenge.  In my latest book, Geospatial Power Tools, I show how to use an advanced set of command line tools that you can start using today.  From re-projecting point coordinates […]

Zeppelin Notebook Tutorial Walkthrough

This is my short video (14 min) showing how to build and launch the Apache Zeppelin notebook platform – a web UI for interactive query and analysis.  This is all done running locally via OSX on a Macbook. In this video we focus on using the tutorial notebook that comes with Zeppelin and discuss each step – including interactive querying and charting – […]