Throughout the week, I read a lot of blog-posts, articles, and so forth, that has to do with things that interest me:
- data science
- data in general
- distributed computing
- SQL Server
- transactions (both db as well as non db)
- and other “stuff”
This blog-post is the “roundup” of the things that have been most interesting to me, for the week just ending.
- Announcing .NET Core 3 Preview 4. Some new interesting features in Preview 4 of .NET Core 3.0. Hope we’ll see RTM soon.
- Learn Enough Docker to be Useful Part 1: The Conceptual Landscape. This post is the first “episode” in a series about how to learn Docker. It is excellent, and for a Docker newbie as myself quite invaluable!
- Key Kubernetes Concepts. This article covers essential Kubernetes concepts, and it’ll help you make a mental model of the most important Kubernetes terms to speed your understanding of the technology.
- Data Lake: an asset or a liability?. This post looks at several important points to take into account when starting a Data Lake project.
- The April release of Azure Data Studio is now available. As the title says; Microsoft has released a new version (April 2019) of Azure Data Studio. There are quite a few new interesting features, and I cannot wait to try out the SandDance extension.
- How to create your own Deep Learning Project in Azure. In this article, the author takes us through how to use Azure Databricks with Tensorflow and Keras to build a deep learning project.
- Automated machine learning from SQL Server with Azure Machine Learning. This post discusses how to leverage Azure Machine Learning Service from SQL Server Machine Learning Services.
- Kafka Summit New York 2019 Session Videos. The Kafka Summit took place in New York earlier this month. This post links to the session videos.
- Dawn of DevOps: Managing and Evolving Schemas with Confluent Control Center. This post is the first in a three-part series of DevOps related “stuff”. This first post looks at how to use Confluence Control Center to manage and evolve schemas.
- Beat Cache Invalidation in ASP.NET Core Using Kafka and Debezium. This article discusses how to create a better in-memory cache in ASP.NET Core by using Change Data Capture on a database to send events to Apache Kafka via Debezium.
- Pivoting Aggregates in Ksql. This is an excellent post by Robin where he show how we can do pivoting of aggregates in KSQL.
SQL Server Machine Learning Services
- Installing R Packages in SQL Server Machine Learning Services - IV: Permissions. In this post, I look at permissions required when using
CREATE EXTERNAL LIBRARYas well as ownership of the created libraries.
That’s all for this week. I hope you enjoy what I did put together. If you have ideas for what to cover, please comment on this post or ping me.