Category Archives: Data engineering

Photo locations, marker icons and displaying photos on my map

When I was finished last week with creating my video location map in Python, I thought “shame I can’t plot photo locations”. That’s because my Fuji X-T30 camera doesn’t store GPS info. When I bought the camera I assumed every … Continue reading

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Making my video location map even better with Folium

Yesterday I shared how I plotted locations of videos shot with my Sony FDR-X3000 camera on a map. I was already pretty happy. Then I got a tip from Twitter user Bob Haffner (@bobhaffner): why not use Folium to create … Continue reading

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Plotting video locations from my Sony camera in Python

Two years ago I bought a Sony FDR-X3000 actioncam to record video on my bike rides. And I’m really happy about it. It’s just great reliving my rides in 4K, going downhill for kilometers from some col I climbed. I … Continue reading

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My Github repo got 50 stars

I never imagined myself as a maintainer of a data engineering related open source thing. Yet. But when I was working on our data engineering course, I needed some kind of data lake software. At first I used the Cloudera … 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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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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What I think data engineering is (revisited)

Four years now I’ve been working as a data engineer. And when I started writing about how to enter this field (because people sometimes ask me), I found out it’s beter to start writing about what data engineering actually is. … Continue reading

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Tech dossier: pandas

I’m keeping tech dossiers in Evernote on open source products I want to keep track of.  And I decided to put them on my blog. My previous ones were on Kubernetes and Elasticsearch. This one is on the Python data … Continue reading

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