Niels Berglund

Interesting Stuff - Week 4, 2023

This roundup, which arrives one day earlier than usual, looks at cloud OLTP databases and whether we can get them to be really scalable. There is a link to a post looking at *Azure Data Explorer** together with Azure Serverless functions - very cool! An interesting post about ML in online gaming, plus a lot of other cool stuff.

Interesting Stuff - Week 3, 2023

This week we look at cool visualizations in Azure Data Explorer using Plotly. Interesting about benefits and challenges of distributed computing. Comparison of different SQL-based streaming approaches and their use cases, including a look at a streaming database. A really good post about Time in Flink.

Interesting Stuff - Week 2, 2023

This weeks roundup includes links to articles and videos about using Azure OpenAI and deploying ML models with FastAPI and Azure, as well as a post about Change Data Capture and its patterns. I also discuss my experience with trying to run Flink SQL in Docker. In short, the Flink Docker experience could be better!

Interesting Stuff - XMas, New Year 2022, Week 1 2023

In this post we look at a excellent resource for Azure Machine Learning. Of course, when we talk about machine learning, we need to mention ChatGPT. We look at the "Tinder" app for **Azure Data Explorer** - "Find my partner". The BIG one the post looks at is how Confluent acquires Immerok, which offers a fully managed Flink implementation!

Revolutionizing My Blog: Why I Changed my Hugo Theme

A couple of days ago I switched to a new Hugo theme. In this post I look at the reasoning behind that.

Interesting Stuff - Week 50, 2022

Kafka & streaming .NET apps, Azure Data Explorer & AI/ML, ChatGPT awesomeness, and other interesting topics.

Interesting Stuff - Week 49, 2022

Kafka consumer groups, ChatGPT VM, autoscaling data pipelines, can we handle analysis, and other interesting topics.

Interesting Stuff - Week 48, 2022

Kafka & real-time or not real-time, Azure Data Explorer architecture, OpenAI ChatGPT awesomeness, and other interesting topics.

Interesting Stuff - Week 47, 2022

Kafka & partitions, distributed databases, Blockchain & AWS, Netflix anomaly detection, and other interesting topics.

Interesting Stuff - Week 45, 2022

Kafka CDC & Debezium, Azure Functions & SQL triggers, Azure Data Explorer e-book, Azure BootCamp SA 2022, and other interesting topics.