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Data Engineering Weekly #159

Data Engineering Weekly

RudderStack is the Warehouse Native CDP, built to help data teams deliver value across the entire data activation lifecycle, from collection to unification and activation. Visit to learn more. Editor’s Note: DEWCon Next? Aswin and I started DEWCon as a fun experiment. Midway through organizing the conference, fear washed over us.

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2024: The Year to Talk About Outcome-based Learning

Knowledge Hut

In the evolving landscape of professional development, the year 2024 marks a pivotal moment as we delve into the significance and purpose of outcome-based upskilling. Traditional training models are undergoing a transformation, emphasizing the need for a more dynamic and responsive approach that focuses on measurable results and real-world applications.


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Using Trino And Iceberg As The Foundation Of Your Data Lakehouse

Data Engineering Podcast

Summary A data lakehouse is intended to combine the benefits of data lakes (cost effective, scalable storage and compute) and data warehouses (user friendly SQL interface). Multiple open source projects and vendors have been working together to make this vision a reality. In this episode Dain Sundstrom, CTO of Starburst, explains how the combination of the Trino query engine and the Iceberg table format offer the ease of use and execution speed of data warehouses with the infinite storage and sc

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WebSockets in Http4s

Rock the JVM

by Herbert Kateu 1. Introduction The WebSocket protocol enables persistent two-way communication between a client and a server where packets can be passed in both directions without the need for additional HTTP requests. The specification for this protocol is outlined in RFC 6455. WebSockets are used in applications such as Instant Messaging, Gaming, Simultaneous editing, and stock tickers to mention but a few.

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Beyond the Basics of A/B Tests: Highly Innovative Experimentation Tactics You Need to Know

Speaker: Timothy Chan, PhD., Head of Data Science

Are you ready to move beyond the basics and take a deep dive into the cutting-edge techniques that are reshaping the landscape of experimentation? 🌐 From Sequential Testing to Multi-Armed Bandits, Switchback Experiments to Stratified Sampling, Timothy Chan, Data Science Lead, is here to unravel the mysteries of these powerful methodologies that are revolutionizing how we approach testing.

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Stream Processing with Python, Kafka & Faust

Towards Data Science

How to Stream and Apply Real-Time Prediction Models on High-Throughput Time-Series Data Photo by JJ Ying on Unsplash Most of the stream processing libraries are not python friendly while the majority of machine learning and data mining libraries are python based. Although the Faust library aims to bring Kafka Streaming ideas into the Python ecosystem, it may pose challenges in terms of ease of use.

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