March 18, 2016
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APACHE SPARK CLUSTER MANAGERS: YARN, MESOS, OR STANDALONE?
Trying to decide which Apache Spark cluster managers are the right fit for your specific use case when deploying a Hadoop Spark Cluster on EC2 can be challenging. This article breaks down the general features of each solution and details the scheduling, HA (High Availability), security and monitoring for each option you have READ MORE
MICROSOFT IS BRINGING SQL SERVER TO LINUX
Catch up with the three-part post series about how Flink enables new streaming applications. The first post introduced event time and out of order processing. This second article is about versioning application state, and will be followed by a post about sessions and advanced windows. READ MORE
PLAYING WITH SPARK (THE WEB FRAMEWORK)
When it comes to web development, Java doesn’t come to mind as a language that you can use to build small applications quickly. Spark A micro framework to build web applications that takes advantage of Java 8 lambda expressions. This article features a web service built to try out the Spark framework. READ MORE
WHY ENROLLMENT IS SURGING IN MACHINE LEARNING CLASSES
Machine learning is sweeping through industries, transforming scientific research and already changing aspects of everyday life, making the impossible possible. No wonder university students are flocking to it. Find out what what types of machine learning is growing the fastest, and who is hiring those who know it. READ MORE
GOOGLE DEEPMIND ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE BEATS WORLD’S BEST GO PLAYER LEE SEDOL IN LANDMARK GAME
The Deepmind-based computer’s victory in the complex Chinese game marks a major event in the development of artificial intelligence — the game depends hugely in intuition, since there are so many possibilities, and so mastery of the game was previously thought to be a human skill. READ MORE
THE REVOLUTIONARY CHIPMAKER BEHIND GOOGLE’S PROJECT TANGO IS NOW POWERING DJI’S AUTONOMOUS DRONE
A few weeks ago DJI unveiled its newest drone, the Phantom 4, the first craft to offer robust obstacle avoidance at a price the average consumer can afford. A small European startup Movidius, announced soon that its latest offer, the Myriad 2, was at the center of the onboard processor powering the Phantom 4’s incredible new abilities. READ MORE
10 MISTAKES YOU’RE MAKING ON VIDEOCONFERENCES
It’s the big day. You have a videoconference with the chief executive of your company to pitch your ideas. You’re on time, and you couldn’t be more prepared for your presentation. Don’t let the small screens and at times deceptively informal atmosphere fool you. There are right and wrong ways to conduct yourself—and lapses will be noticed. READ MORE
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