Apache Spark has been a game changer for distributed data processing, thanks to an easy to understand API, a focus on simplicity, and an adoption of modern infrastructure. However, rumors […]

Spark Summit Europe 2017 just concluded, here, in Dublin. More than 102 speakers, 1200 attendees, and an impressive Databricks team attended the 3-day long celebration. Spark is reaching a new […]

NCDevCon is a yearly event in the Triangle, targeted for developers of all breeds, from front-end to back-end. Its origin starts in the ol’ days of Adobe ColdFusion, and thus […]

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 […]

A Little History On August 18, 1227, the well-known Mongolian emperor Genghis Khan passed. Despite numerous criticisms, based on rumors of genocide and brutality, he united Mongolia. One of his […]

Earlier this month, I was in San Francisco, CA, to attend Spark Summit 2017. I gave a talk on the phase before you can apply Machine Learning on data, using […]