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Processing CSV files with Spark 2 – Part 1

Intro This is part of our migrating/updating to Spark 2 series. See all our posts on Spark and

On learning languages, machine translation, and neural networks

If you are into learning languages, take a look at the Glossika startup. I believe it offers the

From Scala to Python in Spark

Scala Vs. Python Spark’s native language is Scala, a fine language, but in many ways Spark seems more

Fighting ageism – really?

March 2017 issue of SD Times has a “Fighting ageism” picture on the cover. The main article is

Teaching Big Data in Bentonville

  Every time I go and work or teach at a company whose name nobody knows (this beginning can

Healthcare and Machine Learning – a Practical Approach

Machine learning is arguably the next most exciting thing to happen in healthcare. However, there is a gap

Review of “Spark in Action” by Petar Zecevic and Marko Bonaci (Manning)

“Spark in Action” has the standard Manning structure: it has four parts, “First Steps,” “Meet the Spark Family,”

How to start your career in Big Data (by Mark Kerzner)

When my friend and co-founder Sujee Maniyam presented his “Launching Your Career in Big Data” at SNIA, it

Spark

  Introduction to Big Data You Will Learn How To: Integrate Big Data components to create an appropriate

What does Indian classical music have to do with Big Data?

2016 promises to be a great year for Indian music in Houston. At this moment you might be