Niels Berglund

One Billion Row Challenge & Azure Data Explorer

Gunnar Morling initiated the One Billion Row Challenge on his blog, aiming to load and aggregate one billion rows of temperature data using Java. In this blog post, I show how I did the challenge using Azure Data Explorer. It was not without challenges (pun intended), but I got there in the end.

Interesting Stuff - Week 04, 2024

Dive into this week's blog for a tech-packed journey, exploring everything from innovative text-to-speech integrations to the collaborative genius of AI with CrewAI, and the architectural marvels of Azure OpenAI for chat applications. Plus, discover how Confluent's self-use of its platform is revolutionizing real-time alerting.

Interesting Stuff - Week 03, 2024

Dive into this week's blog for groundbreaking tech insights! Discover Dean Martin's CodeInterpreterThoughts for Python-C# integration. Explore the revolutionary AI framework CrewAI, and get a glimpse of AlphaCodium's innovative approach to code generation. Finally, learn about Pinecone Serverless, a vector database architecture that's transforming GenAI applications.

Interesting Stuff - Week 02, 2024

Dive into this week's blog for exploration of advancements in Generative AI and Streaming Technologies. Discover how Ray Autoscaling's integration with Databricks revolutionizes AI workload scalability, and how Confluent Cloud's Kora engine is redefining streaming speeds, outperforming Apache Kafka.

Interesting Stuff - Xmas, New Year 2023, Week 1 2024

Dive into this week's tech insights, exploring the art of perfect tutorials, database innovations, and generative AI's potential. Discover transformative collaborations in real-time ML solutions.

Unlocking Azure AI Studio: My Journey to Overcoming Subscription Snags

Dive into my journey with Azure AI Studio, where a baffling subscription issue meets its match. Discover the simple yet pivotal twist that unlocked my AI project potential in Azure's intricate ecosystem.

Interesting Stuff - Week 51, 2023

This week: dive into advanced RAG techniques, explore Microsoft's GPT-RAG, and discover the power of Kafka in Two-Phase Commit protocols. As we gear up for the festive season, join me in exploring cutting-edge AI applications and stream processing wonders.

Interesting Stuff - Week 50, 2023

Explore the forefront of AI in this week's blog, where we dive into Deep Q-Learning, the role of LLMs in AGI, and practical uses of Azure AI Studio. Plus, discover how Confluent's serverless Apache Flink is revolutionizing stream processing. Join us for a journey into the future of AI!

Interesting Stuff - Week 49, 2023

Explore the frontiers of AI in my latest blog post! Dive into Simon Headley's insights on Kubernetes with Dapr, unravel the mysteries of AGI with Youssef Hosni, and discover the innovative uses of Retrieval Augmented Generation. Plus, get Andrej Karpathy's unique perspective on LLMs' 'hallucination problem'.

Interesting Stuff - Week 48, 2023

This week: dive into the latest in Generative AI and Data Streaming in this week's blog! Discover the impact of AI tools like GitHub Copilot, learn to create a Custom GPT model, and explore the synergy of AI with data streaming.