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Notes on my “Becoming a Hadoop Specialist” session

Today I talked about how I became a Hadoop specialist/data engineer at the ITNEXT Data Engineering & DevOps meetup. Here are a couple of links that were or not were in my presentation: The (what I call) “hype-o-meter” site from … Continue reading

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Codemotion Amsterdam 2018, day two

Back on the ferry to the north of Amsterdam I went, back for day two of Codemotion Amsterdam 2018. Keynote Daniel Gebler from PicNic told us about what they are doing today to bring groceries home for people. I’ve seen … Continue reading

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Codemotion Amsterdam 2018, day one

Last Friday I almost felt I had to explain a colleague that I don’t always win raffles and lotteries. Because yep, I won another ticket. Again via the Roaring Elephant podcast. It’s pretty worthwhile listening to them, is all I’m … Continue reading

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Dataworks Summit Berlin 2018, day two

Back for round two of keynotes, good technical sessions and discussing them with fellow data specialists in between. Keynotes First up was  Frank Säuberlich from Teradata, who had an interesting example of machine learning for fraud detection at Danske Bank. … Continue reading

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Dataworks Summit München 2017 – day two

Day two started with more keynotes. Ross Porter of Dell EMC talked about the ingredients of a successful analytics project. Carlo Vaiti of HP Enterprise had an interesting talk about trends in big data, but I would advise him to … Continue reading

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