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Why use Apache Airflow (or any orchestrator)?

Start Data Engineering

1. Introduction 2. Features crucial to building and maintaining data pipelines 2.1. Schedulers to run data pipelines at specified frequency 2.2. Orchestrators to define the order of execution of your pipeline tasks 2.2.1. Define the order of execution of pipeline tasks with a DAG 2.2.2. Define where to run your code 2.2.3. Use operators to connect to popular services 2.3.

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Infoshare 2024 - Retrospective

Waitingforcode

Last May I gave a talk about stream processing fallacies at Infoshare in Gdansk. Besides this speaking experience, I was also - and maybe among others - an attendee who enjoyed several talks in software and data engineering areas. I'm writing this blog post to remember them and why not, share the knowledge with you!

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5 Tips to Step Up Your Data Science Game Right Away

KDnuggets

This article intends to provide practical advice for becoming a better data scientist by focusing on five different areas of proficiency. Whether you are starting out, or looking to get grounded after years as a practitioner, jump in and elevate your game.

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Embedded Snowpark Container Services Set RelationalAI’s Snowflake Native App on Path for Success

Snowflake

Despite the seemingly nonstop conversation surrounding AI, the data suggests that bringing AI into enterprises is still easier said than done. There’s so much potential and plenty of value to be captured — if you have the right models and tools. Implementing advanced AI today requires a solid data foundation as well as a set of solutions, each demanding its own tools and complex infrastructure.

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Demystifying DAPs: A Practical Guide to Digital Adoption Success

Speaker: Pulkit Agrawal

Digital Adoption Platforms (DAPs) are revolutionizing the way organizations interact with and optimize their software applications. As digital transformation continues to accelerate, DAPs have become essential tools for enhancing user engagement and software efficiency. This session is your guide into the robust world of DAPs, exploring their origins, evolution, and the current trends shaping their development.

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Announcing the General Availability of Databricks Assistant and AI-Generated Comments

databricks

Today, we are thrilled to announce the general availability of Databricks Assistant and AI-Generated Comments on all cloud platforms. Our mission at.

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Leveraging AI for efficient incident response

Engineering at Meta

We’re sharing how we streamline system reliability investigations using a new AI-assisted root cause analysis system. The system uses a combination of heuristic-based retrieval and large language model-based ranking to speed up root cause identification during investigations. Our testing has shown this new system achieves 42% accuracy in identifying root causes for investigations at their creation time related to our web monorepo.

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Enhanced Cybersecurity with Real-Time Log Aggregation and Analysis

Confluent

Leverage Confluent’s data streaming platform to continuously ingest, process, and analyze logs to strengthen your cybersecurity and SIEM.

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GIS and BIM/CAD at the Esri User Conference 2024

ArcGIS

UC 2024 is already here, and we have all the details on how to check out GIS and BIM/CAD integrations at this year's conference.

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The key to a happy Rust/C++ relationship

Engineering at Meta

The history of Rust at Meta goes all the way back to 2016, when we first started using it for source control. Today, it has been widely embraced at Meta and is one of our primary supported server-side languages (along with C++, Python, and Hack). But that doesn’t mean there weren’t any growing pains. Aida G., a member of one of Meta’s first Rust teams, joins Pascal Hartig ( @passy ) on the latest Meta Tech Podcast to dive into the challenges of getting Rust to interact with Meta’s large amount o

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Why You Should Learn SQL in 2024

KDnuggets

Learning SQL in 2024 is essential as it remains the most in-demand skill for data professionals, enabling efficient management and analysis of large datasets.

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Provide Real Value in Your Applications with Data and Analytics

The complexity of financial data, the need for real-time insight, and the demand for user-friendly visualizations can seem daunting when it comes to analytics - but there is an easier way. With Logi Symphony, we aim to turn these challenges into opportunities. Our platform empowers you to seamlessly integrate advanced data analytics, generative AI, data visualization, and pixel-perfect reporting into your applications, transforming raw data into actionable insights.

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DLT pipeline development made simple with notebooks

databricks

We’re just a couple weeks removed from the biggest Data + AI Summit in history, where we introduced Databricks LakeFlow , a unified.

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5 Ways Healthcare and Life Sciences Organizations Are Using Gen AI

Snowflake

Much has been said about how generative AI will impact the healthcare and life sciences industries. While generative AI will never replace a human healthcare provider, it is going a long way toward addressing key challenges and bottlenecks in the industry. And the effects are expected to be far-reaching across the sector. According to a recent Snowflake report, Healthcare and Life Sciences Data + AI Predictions 2024 , the companies that will come out ahead during this time are those that are for

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Insights from the Gartner Data & Analytics Summit in London: Embracing Data Leadership and Strategy

Precisely

The Precisely team recently had the privilege of hosting a luncheon at the Gartner Data & Analytics Summit in London. It was an engaging gathering of industry leaders from various sectors, who exchanged valuable insights into crucial aspects of data governance, strategy, and innovation. Sanjeev Mohan, former Gartner analyst and principal at SanjMo , served as moderator for the luncheon.

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Building Your First ETL Pipeline with Bash

KDnuggets

Bash is a good choice for ETL due to its simplicity, flexibility, automation capabilities, and interoperability with other CLI tools. Get more info on putting together your first ETL script using Bash mainstay components.

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Entity Resolution: Your Guide to Deciding Whether to Build It or Buy It

Adding high-quality entity resolution capabilities to enterprise applications, services, data fabrics or data pipelines can be daunting and expensive. Organizations often invest millions of dollars and years of effort to achieve subpar results. This guide will walk you through the requirements and challenges of implementing entity resolution. By the end, you'll understand what to look for, the most common mistakes and pitfalls to avoid, and your options.

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Accelerating discovery on Unity Catalog with a revamped Catalog Explorer

databricks

We’re excited to introduce a revamped Catalog Explorer to streamline your day to day interactions, now live across your Unity Catalog-enabled workspaces. The.

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Revolutionize Your Business Dashboards with Large Language Models

Cloudera

In today’s data-driven world, businesses rely heavily on their dashboards to make informed decisions. However, traditional dashboards often lack the intuitive interface needed to truly harness the power of data. But what if you could simply talk to your data and get instant insights? In the latest version of Cloudera Data Visualization , we’re introducing a new AI visual that helps users leverage the power of Large Language Models (LLMs) to “talk” to their data.

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How to Scale RAG and Build More Accurate LLMs

Confluent

Struggling to get your GenAI app off the ground? You’re not alone—GenAI apps can be challenging to build. Luckily, taking an event-driven approach can make the process more manageable. Learn how.

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How To Speed Up Python Code with Caching

KDnuggets

This tutorial will teach you how to make Python function calls faster using cache decorators: functools.cache and functools.lru_cache.

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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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Transforming Regulatory Data Management and Risk Analytics - The Power of Data Intelligence Platform

databricks

Introduction Financial institutions face a demanding environment with complex regulatory examinations and a pressing need for flexible and comprehensive risk management solutions. The.

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Top 4 Takeaways from Cannes Lions 2024

Snowflake

It snowed again in Cannes, France! Snowflake was back last week for another never-fails-to-disappoint Cannes Lions Festival of Creativity , the premier media and entertainment industry event of the year that brings together legends, luminaries and innovators from around the globe. It’s where people and organizations convene to showcase what’s new and push the boundaries of what’s next for the industry.

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Running Apache Kafka® at the Edge Requires Confluent’s Enterprise-Grade Data Streaming Platform

Confluent

Deploy Apache Kafka® at the edge with Confluent to avoid complexities and constraints while accelerating innovation with an enterprise-grade data streaming platform.

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Bringing Human and AI Agents Together for Enhanced Customer Experience

KDnuggets

Why investing in the successful collaboration of humans and AI agents is the key to unlocking the true potential of your customer support operations.

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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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Data + AI Summit 2024: An Executive Summary for Data Leaders

databricks

The recent Data + AI Summit 2024 was our biggest ever. Over 16,000 of our top customers, prospects, and partners attended in person.

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Unparalleled Productivity: The Power of Cloudera Copilot for Cloudera Machine Learning

Cloudera

In the fast-evolving landscape of data science and machine learning, efficiency is not just desirable—it’s essential. Imagine a world where every data practitioner, from seasoned data scientists to budding developers, has an intelligent assistant at their fingertips. This assistant doesn’t just automate mundane tasks but understands the intricacies of your workflows, anticipates your needs, and dramatically enhances your productivity at every turn.

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Confluent Is Named Microsoft’s 2024 OSS on Azure Global Partner of the Year

Confluent

Our OSS on Azure Partner of the Year Award highlights Confluent's data streaming solution, cloud Apache Kafka, and fully integrated Azure security, management, billing, and data analytics.

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Understanding and Implementing Genetic Algorithms in Python

KDnuggets

Understanding what genetic algorithms are and how they can be implemented in Python.

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Deliver Mission Critical Insights in Real Time with Data & Analytics

In the fast-moving manufacturing sector, delivering mission-critical data insights to empower your end users or customers can be a challenge. Traditional BI tools can be cumbersome and difficult to integrate - but it doesn't have to be this way. Logi Symphony offers a powerful and user-friendly solution, allowing you to seamlessly embed self-service analytics, generative AI, data visualization, and pixel-perfect reporting directly into your applications.

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DoorDash Opens a New Engineering Hub in São Paulo

DoorDash Engineering

DoorDash is expanding its international presence and opening up a brand-new office in São Paulo, Brazil. São Paulo is a burgeoning tech hub filled with incredible engineering talent and we welcome innovators to come join us as we write the beginning of DoorDash’s story in Brazil. Click here to learn more about what it’s like to be an engineer working out of the São Paulo office!

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Automating Radiology Workflow with Large Language Models on Databricks

databricks

Radiology is an important component of diagnosing and treating disease through medical imaging procedures such as X-rays, computed tomography (CT), magnetic resonance imaging.

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Amazon OpenSearch Ingestion Adds Support for Confluent Cloud as Source

Confluent

Announcing AWS OpenSearch Ingestion support for Confluent, which enables many new architectures, incl. those w/private networking. Shows a complete example pipeline.

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Building a Career in AI: From Student to Professional

KDnuggets

You can have a successful career in AI by following the steps in this article.

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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.