Niels Berglund

Interesting Stuff - Week 30, 2023

In this week's blog post: managing and analyzing game data at scale using Azure PlayFab and Databricks. Ambassador Pattern for distributed systems. OpenAI Whisper on Azure OpenAI Service. Function calling in Azure OpenAI. Using Azure 'Prompt Flow'. Apache Kafka as a mission-critical data fabric for GenAI.

Interesting Stuff - Week 29, 2023

This week read all about: Building a self-serve analytics platform with Azure Data Explorer and OpenAI, estimating customer lifetime value with Lakehouse architecture, Databricks + MosaicML, the best of Kafka Summit London 2023, and real-time order notifications with Confluent. Plus, don't miss the impressive lineup of industry experts and sessions at Data Saturday Durban!

Interesting Stuff - Week 28, 2023

This week: become a detective in Kusto Detective Agency. Never write a README again, instead use GPT4Readability. Machine learning streaming with Kafka, Debezium, and BentoML. Stream processing performance report: Apache Flink and RisingWave. Data Saturday Durban 2023.

Interesting Stuff - Week 27, 2023

This week I cover: Explore vector databases, Azure OpenAI updates, generative AI insights, streaming trends, Data Saturday in Durban, and more!

Interesting Stuff - Week 26, 2023

This week I cover Hoptimator for data pipelines, using Confluent Kafka to reduce churn, materialized views and streaming tables for Databricks SQL, and Data Saturday Durban.

Interesting Stuff - Week 25, 2023

The roundup this week covers Microsoft Fabric, some cool AI/ML and LLM (Large Language Model) things, and a very interesting article on the real-time streaming ecosystem.

Interesting Stuff - Week 24, 2023

This week I share how generative AI can help with analytics, content creation, and natural language queries, and how to train a machine learning model on a Kafka stream. Furthermore, I look at how to debug Jupyter notebooks in VSCode.

Interesting Stuff - Week 23, 2023

This week, I share some of the latest data and AI technologies from Azure and OpenAI. I also invite you to submit presetations for Data Saturday Durban 2023, a free online event for data enthusiasts.

Interesting Stuff - Week 22, 2023

This week's blog post covers generative AI for analytics, Microsoft Fabric, and real-time streaming. You will discover how to use natural language queries, Power BI, Kusto, stream processing platforms, and PII detection with machine learning.

Interesting Stuff - Week 20, 2023

This week: Reinforcement Learning, Real-Time Streaming Ecosystem, Apache Spark Structured Streaming, Kafka Summit 2023, Data Saturday Johannesburg, Data Saturday Durban