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Building cost effective data pipelines with Python & DuckDB

Start Data Engineering

1. Introduction 2. Project demo 3. TL;DR 4. Building efficient data pipelines with DuckDB 4.1. Use DuckDB to process data, not for multiple users to access data 4.2. Cost calculation: DuckDB + Ephemeral VMs = dirt cheap data processing 4.3. Processing data less than 100GB? Use DuckDB 4.4. Distributed systems are scalable, resilient to failures, & designed for high availability 4.5.

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Building Data Platforms (from scratch)

Confessions of a Data Guy

Of all the duties that Data Engineers take on during the regular humdrum of business and work, it’s usually filled with the same old, same old. Build new pipeline, update pipeline, new data model, fix bug, etc, etc. It’s never-ending. It’s a constant stream of data, new and old, spilling into our Data Warehouses and […] The post Building Data Platforms (from scratch) appeared first on Confessions of a Data Guy.

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How To Data Model – Real Life Examples Of How Companies Model Their Data

Seattle Data Guy

How companies data model varies widely. They might say they use Kimball dimensional modeling. However, when you look in their data warehouse the only part you recognize is the word fact and dim. Over the past near decade, I have worked for and with different companies that have used various methods to capture this data.… Read more The post How To Data Model – Real Life Examples Of How Companies Model Their Data appeared first on Seattle Data Guy.

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Infoshare 2024: Stream processing fallacies, part 1

Waitingforcode

Last week I was speaking in Gdansk on the DataMass track at Infoshare. As it often happens, the talk time slot impacted what I wanted to share but maybe it's for good. Otherwise, you wouldn't read stream processing fallacies!

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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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Python Essentials for Data Engineers

Start Data Engineering

Introduction Data is stored on disk and processed in memory Running the code Run on Codespaces Run on your laptop Using python REPL Python basics Python is used for extracting data from sources, transforming it, & loading it into a destination [Extract & Load] Read and write data to any system [Transform] Process data in Python or instruct the database to process it [Data Quality] Define what you expect of your data and check if your data confirms it [Code Testing] Ensure your code does

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Introducing the Robinhood Crypto Trading API

Robinhood

Robinhood Crypto customers in the United States can now use our API to view crypto market data, manage portfolios and account information, and place crypto orders programmatically Today, we are excited to announce the Robinhood Crypto trading API , ushering in a new era of convenience, efficiency, and strategy for our most seasoned crypto traders. Robinhood Crypto customers in the United States can use our new trading API to set up advanced and automated trading strategies that allow them to st

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Top SQL Queries for Data Scientists

KDnuggets

SQL seems like a data science underdog compared to Python and R. However, it’s far from it. I’ll show you here how you can use it as a data scientist.

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Introducing Salesforce BYOM for Databricks

databricks

Salesforce and Databricks are excited to announce an expanded strategic partnership that delivers a powerful new integration - Salesforce Bring Your Own Model.

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What’s New in ArcGIS Roads and Highways and ArcGIS Pipeline Referencing (May 2024)

ArcGIS

The latest release of ArcGIS Roads and Highways and ArcGIS Pipeline Referencing includes a variety of new and enhanced features.

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Snowflake Ventures Expands Investment in Sigma, Deepening Commitment to Bringing World-Class BI Directly into the AI Data Cloud

Snowflake

We’re excited to announce today that we’re reinforcing our commitment and deepening our partnership with Sigma with an expanded investment from Snowflake Ventures. Sigma is a leading business intelligence and analytics solution that makes it easy for employees to explore live data, create compelling visualizations and collaborate with colleagues. Sigma allows employees to break free of dashboards and build workflows, powered by write-back to Snowflake through their unique Input Tables capability

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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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5 Free MIT Courses to Learn Math for Data Science

KDnuggets

Learning math is super important for data science. Check out these free courses from MIT to learn linear algebra, statistics, and more.

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How to Become a Python Full Stack Developer [Step-by-Step]

Knowledge Hut

In less than a decade, Python has become the most popular programming language in the world. It's used by major companies like Google and Facebook, and its versatility and ease of use make it a great choice for beginners too. We all know that Python is a powerful programming language. But did you know that it can also be used to create full-stack web applications?

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Introduction to the Export Attachments geoprocessing tool

ArcGIS

Learn about the new Export Attachments geoprocessing tool in ArcGIS Pro 3.3 and how it simplifies the process of exporting attachments.

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Solving the Dual-Write Problem: Effective Strategies for Atomic Updates Across Systems

Confluent

The dual-write problem can arise in any distributed system. Fortunately, it has solutions in event sourcing & the transactional outbox & listen-to-yourself patterns.

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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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5 Free Python Courses for Data Science Beginners

KDnuggets

Are you a data science beginner looking to learn Python? Start learning today with these 5 free courses.

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Importance of Software Engineering: Key Reasons

Knowledge Hut

A software engineer studies, designs, develops, maintains, and retires Software. That’s why in almost every organization, there is a need for a software engineer. And this somehow raises the importance of software engineering today. Though it deals with different areas and serves many functions, educating the software engineer about best software practices and discipline is necessary.

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Retail Media’s Business Case for Data Clean Rooms Part 2: Commercial Models

Snowflake

In Part 1 of “Retail Media’s Business Case for Data Clean Rooms,” we discussed how to (1) assess your data assets and (2) define your data structures and permissions. Once you have a plan on paper, you can begin sizing the data clean room opportunity for your business. Step 3: Commercial Models to Unlock Revenue at Scale Modeling the business value comes down to two things: (1) What data are you making accessible; and (2) How many partners are you willing (and able) to engage?

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What’s New from the Geodatabase Team in ArcGIS Pro 3.3

ArcGIS

Here's everything new in ArcGIS Pro 3.3 from the Geodatabase Team.

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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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How to Use GPT for Generating Creative Content with Hugging Face Transformers

KDnuggets

Read this concise tutorial to find out how to use GPT to generate creative content with Hugging Face Transformers. No nonsense, just that facts.

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Bringing Financial Services Business Use Cases to Life: Leveraging Data Analytics, ML/AI, and Gen AI

Cloudera

The financial services industry is undergoing a significant transformation, driven by the need for data-driven insights, digital transformation, and compliance with evolving regulations. In this context, Cloudera and TAI Solutions have partnered to help financial services customers accelerate their data-driven transformation, improve customer centricity, ensure compliance with regulations, enhance risk management, and drive innovation.

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Orchestrating a Dynamic Time-series Pipeline with Azure Data Factory and Databricks

Towards Data Science

Explore how to build, trigger and parameterize a time-series data pipeline in Azure, accompanied by a step-by-step tutorial Continue reading on Towards Data Science »

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Robinhood Announces $1 Billion Share Repurchase Program

Robinhood

The board of directors of Robinhood Markets, Inc. (“Robinhood”) (NASDAQ: HOOD) has authorized a $1 billion share repurchase program, demonstrating management and the board’s confidence in Robinhood’s financial strength and future growth prospects. “As our business and cash flow have continued to grow, we’re excited to announce a $1 billion share repurchase program to return value to shareholders,” said Jason Warnick, Chief Financial Officer of Robinhood.

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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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Google Have Just Dropped a New Course: AI Essentials

KDnuggets

A course that helps career switchers and advancers harness the power of AI to transform the way they work.

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Social Impact Using Data and AI: Revealing the 2024 Finalists for the Data For Good Award

databricks

The annual Data Team Awards celebrate the critical contributions of data teams to various sectors, spotlighting their role in driving progress and positive.

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ArcGIS Pro Virtualization Hardware and VM Profiles

ArcGIS

ArcGIS Pro virtualization server hardware and VM profiles for the best user experience.

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Data Engineering Weekly #173

Data Engineering Weekly

Luke Byrne: Questions About AI Is AI all about hype? What do humans spend their time on in a post-AGI world? There are many burning questions from our readers, too, and the author did an amazing compilation of some of the widely discussed questions around AI development. What is your burning question about AI? [link] Chris Riccomini: S3 Is Showing Its Age Building a global scale distributed system with eleven 9s of durability and four 9s of availability is no easy feat.

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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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5 Best End-to-End Open Source MLOps Tools

KDnuggets

Explore free and open-source MLOps tools for enhanced data privacy and control over your models and code.

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Future-Proof Your IBM AIX and IBM i Systems with Cloud-Based Data Protection

Precisely

Key Takeaways: Cloud-based High Availability Disaster Recovery (HA-DR) solutions enhance operational efficiency, leveraging automation to streamline recovery processes and reduce downtime expenses. Adopting unique cloud HA-DR strategies improves data redundancy and security, aligns with strict regulatory standards, and proactively manages disaster risks.

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Empowering Data Teams with Snowplow for First-Party Digital Event Data Collection

databricks

With more and more customer interactions moving into the digital domain, it's increasingly important that organizations develop insights into online customer behaviors. In.

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Real-Time Analytics Solution for Usage-Based API Billing and Metering

Towards Data Science

Design a real-time analytics pipeline for tracking API invocation usage with Apache APISIX, Redpanda, and Apache Pinot.

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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.