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A Guide to Data Engineering Infrastructure

Towards Data Science

Automate resource provisioning with modern tools Continue reading on Towards Data Science »

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Static enrichment dataset with Delta Lake

Waitingforcode

Data enrichment is one of common data engineering tasks. It's relatively easy to implement with static datasets because of the data availability. However, this apparently easy task can become a nightmare if used with inappropriate technologies.

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Data News — Week 24.03

Christophe Blefari

Walking in the street be like recently ( credits ) Hey I hope this new edition finds you well. We are deep in the winter, it's time for comfy Data News to read near the fire 🔥 This week, on Monday, I started my annual university lecture. It's been 9 years since I started teaching and this year something was different. The students were incredibly calm, obviously my course is a bit difficult at the beginning because it touches on concepts that they are not used to—cloud,

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The Difficulties of Senior Engineer …. are not Engineering

Confessions of a Data Guy

Well, I hate to break the news to you. I was the same when I first started, writing code that is. I was a zealot. I was zealous for every new thing I learned, every new language, every new approach, I would find the preacher who was preaching the message I wanted to hear … […] The post The Difficulties of Senior Engineer … are not Engineering appeared first on Confessions of a Data Guy.

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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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7 Steps to Landing Your First Data Science Job

KDnuggets

Want to make a successful career switch to data science? From learning data science concepts to cracking interviews, read this guide to move one step closer to your first data science job.

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Databricks Announces the Industry’s First Generative AI Engineer Learning Pathway and Certification

databricks

Today, we are announcing the industry's first Generative AI Engineer learning pathway and certification to help ensure that data and AI practitioners have.

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What Is Crashing a Project in Project Management?

Knowledge Hut

With over a decade of my experience in Project management, I might have crashed about 80% of my Project. Project Crashing is not a negative or a bad thing like it sounds, instead it serves as a strategy in project management, aimed at expediting project timelines without compromising the project's scope. It's very different from fast-tracking, which involves resequencing activities, and scope changes, which alter project objectives, project crashing focuses on deploying additional resour

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The Only Free Course You Need To Become a Professional Data Engineer

KDnuggets

Data Engineering ZoomCamp offers free access to reading materials, video tutorials, assignments, homeworks, projects, and workshops.

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Trusted Data for the Data Intelligence Platform: Databricks Ventures Invests in Anomalo

databricks

Reliable, accurate and trusted data is the most critical requirement for any data application in an enterprise. As Databricks customers increasingly rely on.

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New Snowflake Deployments: Saudi Arabia and Zurich Coming Soon

Snowflake

A key benefit of the Snowflake Data Cloud is the elimination of data silos. Fundamental to this outcome is the ability of customers to operate and collaborate globally. To support this, the Data Cloud was designed to provide customers with the same product experience—including security and governance capabilities — across multiple cloud regions with the three major cloud providers: AWS, Azure, and Google Cloud.

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From Developer Experience to Product Experience: How a Shared Focus Fuels Product Success

Speaker: Anne Steiner and David Laribee

As a concept, Developer Experience (DX) has gained significant attention in the tech industry. It emphasizes engineers’ efficiency and satisfaction during the product development process. As product managers, we need to understand how a good DX can contribute not only to the well-being of our development teams but also to the broader objectives of product success and customer satisfaction.

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CSM vs PSM: Main Differences Between CSM & PSM Certification

Knowledge Hut

In today's era of digital transformation and rapidly evolving technological trends, it is imperative for IT professionals to keep up with the latest know-how about the subject matter, tools, and skills. Other than pursuing career-oriented courses and certifications, there is no better way for professionals to achieve this objective. Certifications are like stepping stones for professionals guiding their career journey and learning paths to progress ahead and stay in vogue with job demands as wel

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KDnuggets News, January 24: 5 Free University Courses to Learn Data Science • Convert Unstructured Data into Structured Insights with LLMs

KDnuggets

This week on KDnuggets: Here are five free university courses to help you get started in a data science career • Understand the unstructured data dilemma • And much, much more!

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Building and Customizing GenAI with Databricks: LLMs and Beyond

databricks

Generative AI has opened new worlds of possibilities for businesses and is being emphatically embraced across organizations. According to a recent MIT Tech.

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Bring your Snowpark models to life on ThoughtSpot

ThoughtSpot

ThoughtSpot is taking Snowpark use cases to the next level with generative AI, connecting the dots between ML-powered insights and business action. If you’re new to Snowpark, this is Snowflake ’s set of libraries and runtimes that securely deploy and process non-SQL code including Python, Java, and Scala. Combining the power of Snowflake Snowpark and ThoughtSpot, developers and data professionals can create models, uncover insights, and build data apps using their preferred programming language.

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Peak Performance: Continuous Testing & Evaluation of LLM-Based Applications

Speaker: Aarushi Kansal, AI Leader & Author and Tony Karrer, Founder & CTO at Aggregage

Software leaders who are building applications based on Large Language Models (LLMs) often find it a challenge to achieve reliability. It’s no surprise given the non-deterministic nature of LLMs. To effectively create reliable LLM-based (often with RAG) applications, extensive testing and evaluation processes are crucial. This often ends up involving meticulous adjustments to prompts.

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Top 7 Six Sigma Companies With Successful Implementation

Knowledge Hut

Although Six Sigma was primarily developed to enhance quality in the manufacturing industry, now six sigma concept is used to measure the companies to assist several business processes. Over time, I've seen a big change in how different industries work. Things like hospitality, healthcare, aviation, and finance are now using something called Six Sigma.

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Powering Up with Predictive GenAI

KDnuggets

Learn what Predictive GenAI does and how it can make predictive analytics far more accessible, efficient, and meaningful for your business.

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Top 3 Healthcare and Life Sciences Data + AI Predictions for 2024

Snowflake

This year may be the most innovative on record. Recent advances in AI are beginning to transform how we live and work. And the potential impacts of artificial intelligence (AI) on the healthcare and life sciences industries are expected to be far-reaching. It’s essential for organizations to leverage vast amounts of structured and unstructured data for effective generative AI (gen AI) solutions that deliver a clear return on investment.

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Introducing the New Fully Managed BigQuery Sink V2 Connector for Confluent Cloud: Streamlined Data Ingestion and Cost-Efficiency

Confluent

The new fully managed BigQuery Sink V2 connector for Confluent Cloud offers streamlined data ingestion and cost-efficiency. Learn about the Google-recommended Storage Write API and OAuth 2.0 support.

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Entity Resolution Checklist: What to Consider When Evaluating Options

Are you trying to decide which entity resolution capabilities you need? It can be confusing to determine which features are most important for your project. And sometimes key features are overlooked. Get the Entity Resolution Evaluation Checklist to make sure you’ve thought of everything to make your project a success! The list was created by Senzing’s team of leading entity resolution experts, based on their real-world experience.

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Test Plan in Software Testing: Types and Steps to Create One

Knowledge Hut

Software testing evaluates and demonstrates that a software product or function performs as intended. Software Testing training has advantages such as preventing problems, lowering development costs, and improving performance. I understand the importance of test plan in software testing, which outline strategies, goals, timelines, estimates, deliverables, and the necessary resources.

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AI Prompt Engineers are Making $300k/y

KDnuggets

Prompt engineering and generative AI are becoming hotter by the day. Be part of the heat!

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Metadata Management and Data Governance with Cloudera SDX

Cloudera

In this article, we will walk you through the process of implementing fine grained access control for the data governance framework within the Cloudera platform. This will allow a data office to implement access policies over metadata management assets like tags or classifications, business glossaries, and data catalog entities, laying the foundation for comprehensive data access control.

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Confluent’s Customer Zero: Building a Real-Time Alerting System With Confluent Cloud and Slack

Confluent

Read how we built a real-time alerting service with Confluent Cloud and Slack to enable our field-facing teams with the data, insights, and suggested actions they need.

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How to Build an Experimentation Culture for Data-Driven Product Development

Speaker: Margaret-Ann Seger, Head of Product, Statsig

Experimentation is often seen as an aspirational practice, especially at smaller, fast-moving companies who are strapped for time and resources. So, how can you get your team making decisions in a more data-driven way while continuing to remain lean and maintaining ship velocity? In this webinar, Margaret-Ann Seger, Head of Product at Statsig, will teach you how to build an experimentation culture from the ground-up, graduating from just getting started with data-driven development to operating

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Announcing the winners of the first Databricks Asia-Pacific LLM Cup!

databricks

We're excited to announce the winners of Databricks' inaugural Asia-Pacific Large Language Model (LLM) Cup, a first-of-its-kind competition in the region, which garnered.

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3 Crucial Challenges in Conversational AI Development and How to Avoid Them

KDnuggets

Developing a conversational AI chatbot requires substantial effort. However, understanding and addressing key challenges in natural language understanding can streamline the development process.

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Mastering Airflow Variables

Towards Data Science

The way you retrieve variables from Airflow can impact the performance of your DAGs Continue reading on Towards Data Science »

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Revolutionizing Telemedicine with Data Streaming

Confluent

Telemedicine services need a reliable, secure, and scalable data infrastructure in order to serve patients. Learn how data streaming with Confluent helps to ensure this.

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The Path to Product Excellence: Avoiding Common Pitfalls and Enhancing Communication

Speaker: David Bard, Principal at VP Product Coaching

In the fast-paced world of digital innovation, success is often accompanied by a multitude of challenges - like the pitfalls lurking at every turn, threatening to derail the most promising projects. But fret not, this webinar is your key to effective product development! Join us for an enlightening session to empower you to lead your team to greater heights.

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Data + AI Strategy: People Focus

databricks

This post is part of a series. Check out Part 1: The Data + AI Trifecta: People, Process, and Platform In the current.

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Top 16 Technical Data Sources for Advanced Data Science Projects

KDnuggets

Here are data repositories that will up your data science game and improve your data projects.

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Customer Engagement Trends for 2024

Precisely

Intensive digitization and the rise of artificial intelligence (AI), an uncertain economic climate, and evolving consumer expectations mean that delivering an outstanding customer experience (CX) is more important than ever. While companies are making progress , 2024 will bring new challenges in meeting rising consumer expectations. Customers expect seamless and personalized experiences that meet them wherever they are in a dynamic, non-linear journey from awareness to purchase to loyalty.

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Confluent named a leader in The Forrester Wave™: Cloud Data Pipelines, Q4 2023

Confluent

Learn why Confluent was named as a leader among cloud data pipelines, innovating, in our opinion, every industry with real-time stream processing and analytics, cloud-native Apache Kafka®, and robust developer tooling.

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Reimagined: Building Products with Generative AI

“Reimagined: Building Products with Generative AI” is an extensive guide for integrating generative AI into product strategy and careers featuring over 150 real-world examples, 30 case studies, and 20+ frameworks, and endorsed by over 20 leading AI and product executives, inventors, entrepreneurs, and researchers.