I know the title of this post looks like a collection of buzz words but there is code behind it. AWS Lambda function is a service which allow you to create an action (in this example add an EMR step) according to all kind of events. Such events can be cron expressions or schedule event […]Read more "Spark, EMR, Lambda, AWS"
Caffe On Spark – if it pretty clear that on of the next steps for Spark MLLib is to add deep learning. There are several deep learning frameworks out there and I guess few (if not all of them) will try to integrate with Spark on one way or another and in the end “the fittest […]Read more "5 interesting things (25/02/2016)"
Almost 5 month ago AWS exposed a new service – “Elasticsearch service”. So we can now have a managed elasticsearch cluster and we can have Kibana on it without the hassle of managing it. But then we need to work with it and discover the bleeding edges – Old version – current Elasticsearch version is […]Read more "Why not AWS Elasticsearch service"
Ads @ stackoverflow – Steve from Stackoverflow ad managment team explains their view about ads on the site. This is a very user centric approach along with strong branding and differentiating themselves. This approach is not scalable for a sites with many topics and diverse audience but it fits their niche. https://blog.stackoverflow.com/2016/02/why-stack-overflow-doesnt-care-about-ad-blockers/ Serverless Python web […]Read more "5 interesting things (13/02/2016)"
Since I didn’t know anything about Apache Cassandra (beside being a distributed database) I could probably replace the 8 in the title to any number.. Here is a summary of few things I learned in Cassandra Day today. What is Apache Cassandra – open source distributed database donated to Apache foundation by Facebook (actually first […]Read more "Cassandra Day Berlin – 8 things I learnt about Apache Cassandra"
I participated in Swiss Python Summit today, where I gave a talk about “Python’s guide to the Galaxy”. Code and slides are available in my GitHub. All the talk were recorded and they will probably be online within a few hours \ days. Beside the best signs I can think of the program was great […]Read more "Swiss Python Summit 2016"