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Is Python OOP the Devil? Or Savior?

Confessions of a Data Guy

Nothing will raise the hackles on the backs of hairy and pale programmers who’ve been stuck in their mom’s basement for a decade like bringing up OOP (Object Oriented Programming), especially in the context of Python. It’s like two fattened calves prepared for slaughter, sharpen your knives, and take your place, it’s time to feast […] The post Is Python OOP the Devil?

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Robinhood to Acquire Bitstamp

Robinhood

This acquisition will bring Bitstamp’s globally-scaled crypto exchange to Robinhood, with retail and institutional customers across the EU, UK, US and Asia. This strategic combination better positions Robinhood to expand outside of the US and will bring a trusted and reputable institutional business to Robinhood. Expected to close in the first half of 2025, subject to customary closing conditions, including regulatory approvals.

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Databricks + Tabular

databricks

We are excited to announce that we have agreed to acquire Tabular, Inc, a data management company founded by Ryan Blue, Daniel Weeks.

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Unapologetically Technical Episode 12 – AJ Hunyady

Jesse Anderson

Unapologetically Technical’s newest episode is now live! In this episode of Unapologetically Technical, I interview AJ Hunyady, the founder and CEO of InfinyOn. We talked about his early experiences with networking systems, such as creating firewalls, email, and web servers, and how those prepared him for data work. We chatted about the various implications of Generative AI and LLMs for the current and future coders of the world.

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Generative AI Deep Dive: Advancing from Proof of Concept to Production

Speaker: Maher Hanafi, VP of Engineering at Betterworks & Tony Karrer, CTO at Aggregage

Executive leaders and board members are pushing their teams to adopt Generative AI to gain a competitive edge, save money, and otherwise take advantage of the promise of this new era of artificial intelligence. There's no question that it is challenging to figure out where to focus and how to advance when it’s a new field that is evolving everyday. 💡 This new webinar featuring Maher Hanafi, VP of Engineering at Betterworks, will explore a practical framework to transform Generative AI pr

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Databricks Buys Tabular – 1 Billion Dollar Deal. Iceberg vs Delta Lake?

Confessions of a Data Guy

The battle for the Data Warehouse, Data Lake, Lake House, or whatever you want to call it, in the age of AI just got more interesting. In an unsurprising move, Databricks has announced plans to buy Tabular for 1 billion dollars, beating out Snowflake who was reportedly trying to do the same thing. It’s well […] The post Databricks Buys Tabular – 1 Billion Dollar Deal.

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Generative AI vs. Predictive AI: Understanding the Differences

Edureka

Is AI taking over the world? Umm, not yet, at least. However, according to a recently published report , almost 35% of global companies report using AI to optimize their business. In this article, we will take a closer look at two of the most talked about and widely used AI technologies of 2024 – generative AI and predictive AI. Table of Contents Generative AI vs Predictive AI – Comparison Table Generative AI 101: A Revolutionary Cocktail of Technology and Art How Does Generative AI

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Databricks Named a Leader in The Forrester Wave™: AI Foundation Models for Language, Q2 2024

databricks

We are excited to announce that Forrester has recognized Databricks as a Leader in The Forrester Wave™: AI Foundation Models for Language, Q2.

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Infoshare 2024: Stream processing fallacies, part 2

Waitingforcode

The blog shares the last fallacies for my 7 years stream processing journey.

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Databricks Follows Cloudera by Adopting Iceberg, While Snowflake Mulls Open Source Approach

Cloudera

A constant flow of breaking news from the data lakehouse space is making notable tech headlines this week. On Tuesday, Databricks announced that it will acquire Tabular, a data management company founded by the creators of Apache Iceberg, Ryan Blue, Daniel Weeks, and Jason Reidfor. The deal was for an unconfirmed sum, but some reports suggest that amount to be between $1B and $2B (and allegedly outbidding Snowflake).

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Monitor Your File System With Python’s Watchdog

KDnuggets

Track your file system for changes, such as additions, deletions, movements, or modifications, using Python's WatchDog.

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Leading the Development of Profitable and Sustainable Products

Speaker: Jason Tanner

While growth of software-enabled solutions generates momentum, growth alone is not enough to ensure sustainability. The probability of success dramatically improves with early planning for profitability. A sustainable business model contains a system of interrelated choices made not once but over time. Join this webinar for an iterative approach to ensuring solution, economic and relationship sustainability.

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AI-Enhanced User Experiences in ArcGIS Pro 3.3

ArcGIS

Learn about the new AI-enhanced user experiences for geoprocessing in ArcGIS Pro 3.3, including semantic search and tool suggestions.

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Data Engineering Weekly #174

Data Engineering Weekly

Data Engineering Weekly is sponsored by Astronomer—Enterprise-Grade Apache Airflow. Deliver data on time with the speed and scale your application demands. Learn More → AI Verify Foundation: Model AI Governance Framework for Generative AI Several countries are working on building governance rules for Gen AI. Data sovereignty will play a vital role as countries formulate regulations.

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Recognizing Customer-Focused Innovation at Partner Summit 2024: Announcing the Global Snowflake Partners of the Year

Snowflake

Each year, we are humbled and honored to look back on the contributions from the Snowflake Partner Network (SPN) and recognize their hard work with the Snowflake Partner Awards. Our partners help drive customer success and build an ever-expanding open ecosystem of solutions built on the AI Data Cloud. In the midst of this year’s AI Data Cloud Summit , we announced the 2024 Snowflake Partner Awards, recognizing 36 partners that are winning together with Snowflake and honoring them for their conti

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Beginner’s Guide to Building LLM Apps with Python

KDnuggets

In this article, you will be impacted by the knowledge you need to start building LLM apps with Python programming language.

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Navigating the Future: Generative AI, Application Analytics, and Data

Generative AI is upending the way product developers & end-users alike are interacting with data. Despite the potential of AI, many are left with questions about the future of product development: How will AI impact my business and contribute to its success? What can product managers and developers expect in the future with the widespread adoption of AI?

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A Guide to Cyber Security Plan [Elements, Templates, Benefits]

Knowledge Hut

A cyber security plan agrees on the security policies, procedures, and controls required to protect an organization against threats, risks, and vulnerabilities. A cyber security plan can also outline the precise steps to take to respond to a breach. A cyber security plan sets the typical actions for activities such as the encryption of email attachments and restrictions on the use of social media.

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Pride 2024: Pride is a verb, not just a noun by Caitlin Salt

Scott Logic

It’s June! It’s Pride month! Rainbows! Love is love! We’re your ally! Buy stuff with rainbows on! Let’s come to your Pride parade, but make sure you tone it down a bit! More rainbows! Buy our products! Look, we’ve put a rainbow on it! We love everyone ! We love absolutely everyone, in a very non-specific way! We definitely love sparkly unicorn rainbows!

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Celebrating Innovation and Excellence: Announcing Snowflake’s Data Drivers

Snowflake

Snowflake announced the global winners of the sixth annual Data Drivers Awards, the premier data awards that honor Snowflake customers who are leading their organizations and transforming their industries with the AI Data Cloud. This year’s winners of the Data Drivers Awards include data leaders from across global organizations, including Caterpillar, Bentley, Mitsubishi Corporation, Zoom and more.

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Beginner’s Guide to Machine Learning with Python

KDnuggets

Master the Fundamentals of Predictive Modeling with Python: An In-Depth Guide to Machine Learning Algorithms and Sci-kit Learn Implementation.

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Get Better Network Graphs & Save Analysts Time

Many organizations today are unlocking the power of their data by using graph databases to feed downstream analytics, enahance visualizations, and more. Yet, when different graph nodes represent the same entity, graphs get messy. Watch this essential video with Senzing CEO Jeff Jonas on how adding entity resolution to a graph database condenses network graphs to improve analytics and save your analysts time.

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Data Science Personal Statement Sample and Examples

Knowledge Hut

Data science is one of the most popular career options for students, especially those pursuing a Bachelor's degree. It is also one of the most sought-after courses in universities today. If you just want some ideas on how to write a personal statement for data science, then this article is for you. Also, if you’re someone who is willing to secure a career in the field of data science, then it is recommended that you pursue Data Science Courses that will enable you to learn all aspe tha

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Introducing the Open Variant Data Type in Delta Lake and Apache Spark

databricks

We are excited to announce a new data type called variant for semi-structured data. Variant provides an order of magnitude performance improvements compared.

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Flaky Tests Overhaul at Uber

Uber Engineering

Dive into how we tackled flakiness among thousands of tests in our CI pipelines with a modularized and configurable approach across our diverse codebase, strengthening reliability of testing infrastructure, improving efficiency in identifying and resolving issues.

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10 Essential DevOps Tools Every Beginner Should Learn

KDnuggets

Popular tools for versioning, CI/CD, testing, automation, containerization, workflow orchestration, cloud, IT management, and monitoring.

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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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Future of Data Scientists: Career Outlook

Knowledge Hut

Data Science is the fastest emerging field in the world. It analyzes data extraction, preparation, visualization, and maintenance. Data scientists use machine learning and algorithms to bring forth probable future occurrences. Organizations analyze themselves to grow. Data Science in the future will be the largest field of study. What is Data Science?

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Park Equity using GIS, a focus on Trees and Shade

ArcGIS

This is a real-world example of park equity in practice using GIS from a former supervisor in a special parks district

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Databricks Marketplace Welcomes 42 New Data Providers in Q1 2024

databricks

In June 2023, we launched Databricks Marketplace as an open marketplace for all your data, analytics, and AI needs, powered by the open.

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The Award Winning Formula: How Cloudera Empowered OCBC With Trusted Data To Unlock Business Value from AI

Cloudera

Recently, Cloudera, alongside OCBC, were named winners in the“ Best Big Data and Analytics Infrastructure Implementation ” category at The Asian Banker’s Financial Technology Innovation Awards 2024. This recognition underscores the importance of trusted data when building AI and generative AI (GenAI) models and serves as a testament to the impact that reliable data can have in real world use cases.

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How To Get Promoted In Product Management

Speaker: John Mansour

If you're looking to advance your career in product management, there are more options than just climbing the management ladder. Join our upcoming webinar to learn about highly rewarding career paths that don't involve management responsibilities. We'll cover both career tracks and provide tips on how to position yourself for success in the one that's right for you.

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How To Create Custom Context Managers in Python

KDnuggets

Context managers in Python help you manage resources efficiently. Learn how to write your own custom context managers.

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SignalFlare.ai Takes Top Spot in 2024 Snowflake Startup Challenge

Snowflake

What’s today’s special? It’s SignalFlare.ai , the decision intelligence platform for chain restaurants and newly crowned 2024 Snowflake Startup Challenge winner! SignalFlare.ai seeks to help restaurant chains manage their pricing and profit without alienating customers. Driven by algorithms developed by CEO and company founder Michael Lukianoff, SignalFlare offers machine learning (ML) models that prepare price and promotion by place, product, people and period.

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How PepsiCo established an enterprise-grade data intelligence platform powered by Databricks Unity Catalog

databricks

This blog is authored by Bhaskar Palit , Senior Director, Data & Analytics, PepsiCo, and Sudipta Das , Data Architect Senior Manager, PepsiCo.

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Cloudera Introduces AI Inference Service With NVIDIA NIM

Cloudera

We are excited to announce a tech preview of Cloudera AI Inference service powered by the full-stack NVIDIA accelerated computing platform, which includes NVIDIA NIM inference microservices , part of the NVIDIA AI Enterprise software platform for generative AI. Cloudera’s AI Inference service uniquely streamlines the deployment and management of large-scale AI models, delivering high performance and efficiency while maintaining strict privacy and security standards.

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How Embedded Analytics Gets You to Market Faster with a SAAS Offering

Start-ups & SMBs launching products quickly must bundle dashboards, reports, & self-service analytics into apps. Customers expect rapid value from your product (time-to-value), data security, and access to advanced capabilities. Traditional Business Intelligence (BI) tools can provide valuable data analysis capabilities, but they have a barrier to entry that can stop small and midsize businesses from capitalizing on them.