AgilData Zero: Zero-Knowledge Encryption for MySQL

AgilData Zero: Zero-Knowledge Encryption for MySQL Today we are announcing a new open source project for protecting MySQL databases from security breaches. The scale and frequency of data security breaches crowd the news these days and are impacting the largest brands – both from brand reputation damage and often a direct financial impact due to…

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Rustconf 2016 – What Was Cool And What Surprised Me

Rustconf 2016 – What Was Cool And What Surprised Me At AgilData, we’re building an upcoming product in Rust so we are pretty heavily invested, which is why I was more than excited to attend the first ever annual Rust conference this past weekend (9/9-9/10). If you don’t know about Rust already, it is a…

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Apache Spark 2.0 API Improvements: RDD, DataFrame, Dataset and SQL

Following on from our previous blog post, Apache Spark: RDD, DataFrame or Dataset?, here is an updated guide to the main Scala and Java APIs for the recently released Spark 2.0 Apache Spark 2.0 API Improvements: RDD, DataFrame, Dataset and SQL What’s New, What’s Changed and How to get Started. Are you ready for Apache Spark…

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10 Reasons We Like Kudu as Part of Your Big Data Strategy

Why Kudu Should be Part of Your Big Data Strategy AgilData is an early adopter, implementer and operator of Kudu using it for one of the first production sites at a leading Insurance Analytics company.  We are contributing code to the project, as we go, having added a considerable performance improvement to the Java driver….

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Mesos Docker Tutorial: How to Build Your Own Framework

Mesos Docker Tutorial: How to Build Your Own Framework Introduction Apache Mesos is a cluster manager that simplifies the complexity of running tasks on a shared pool of servers. Docker is a lightweight container for deploying packaged services, similar in concept to a virtual machine, but without the overhead. Mesos added support for Docker in…

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Apache Spark: RDD, DataFrame or Dataset?

There Are Now 3 Apache Spark APIs. Here’s How to Choose the Right One See Apache Spark 2.0 API Improvements: RDD, DataFrame, DataSet and SQL here. Apache Spark is evolving at a rapid pace, including changes and additions to core APIs. One of the most disruptive areas of change is around the representation of data…

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About Andy Grove

Co-Founder and Chief Architect

Andy Grove is a software architect with 25 years experience developing software products and solutions in a number of industries, including banking, media, and software. Andy is co-founder and Chief Architect at AgilData.

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