Category Archives: Active Learning

Actually, you do security to stop these guys

Today I am studying for the Microsoft Certified: Azure Data Engineer Associate exam. And currently I’m going through some dry stuff on database security. Today I also read this article on Krebs on Security about the LAPSUS$ hackers who stole … Continue reading

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Five years of data engineering

Five years ago I made the switch from Oracle database administration to data engineering. It has been quite a ride. I made a video about this to celebrate.

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First experiments with the OAK-D Lite

Last week my OAK-D Lite from Luxonis arrived. I can imagine you’ve never heard from it. Basically it is a camera that can do all kinds of AI tasks on the device itself. I got mine via Kickstarter. And where … Continue reading

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What a year 2021 has been

So at the end of 2021 I found myself in the waiting room of an emergency dentist. An infection above my front teeth became unbearable. Fortunately antibiotics makes my live much better now. Let that event not colour my view … Continue reading

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Neo4J: Loading rocket data in a graph database

When I first learned about graph databases, like Neo4J, I didn’t get it. That’s how I always start with new technology: not getting at all why people getting so enthusiastic about them. Then I read “Seven Databases in Seven Weeks, … Continue reading

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Book review: Seven Databases in Seven Weeks

There are so many data related open source products nowadays. On one side that’s great. On the other side it’s hard for one human to grasp them all. To be sure, there’s great documentation on them all. And there are … Continue reading

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