When I assembled my first data science team, the term was barely getting printed in the Harvard Business Review. I had no clue that I was building a team pioneering […]

Before thinking about what is the outcome of data science, maybe I should take the two seconds I think it takes to define it. As how to define data science, […]

As you may know, I start writing Apache Spark with Java (now renamed Spark in Action, 2nd edition). Usually, as the book develops, authors share a few excerpt of the book […]

Yesterday, during Ignite 2018, Microsoft announced that they will integrate Apache Spark more tightly with SQL Server 2019. If you missed previous announcements around SQL Server, it now runs on […]

Chapter 9 still covers Spark ingestion (like chapter 7 and chapter 8), but this time, it’s about  “anything can become a Spark datasource.” When I was working for Zaloni, we […]

Chapter 8 of Spark with Java is out and it covers ingestion, as did chapter 7. However, as chapter 7 was focusing on ingestion from files, chapter 8 focus on […]

Summer has been busy and it’s now behind us. I won’t annoy you with all the details of what happened but I wanted to come back on a project I […]