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.
- .NET Core Container Images now Published to Microsoft Container Registry. A post discussing how Microsoft are now publishing .NET Core container images to Microsoft Container Registry (MCR).
- Reducing Microservices Architecture Complexity with Istio and Kubernetes. An InfoQ presentation which introduces Istio, and explains how the service mesh works, the technology behind it, and how to use it with microservices.
- Recommendations When Starting with Microservices: Ben Sigelman at QCon London. This is an InfoQ article about the mistakes Google made in he beginning when adopting a microservices architecture, and recommendations to avoid making these mistakes when starting with microservices.
Data Science / Machine Learning
- Machine Learning with Big Data. Data is on overdrive. It’s being generated at break-neck pace. How do we analyze all this data? This article discusses how to easily create a scalable and parallelized machine learning platform on the cloud to process large-scale data.
- DBEvents: A Standardized Framework for Efficiently Ingesting Data into Uber’s Apache Hadoop Data Lake. This blog post looks at Uber’s DBEvents, a change data capture system designed for high data quality and freshness. It facilitates bootstrapping, ingesting a snapshot of an existing table, and incremental, streaming updates.
- Kafka Connect Deep Dive – Error Handling and Dead Letter Queues. In this blog post Robin Moffat looks at several common patterns for handling Kafka Connect problems and examines how the patterns can be implemented.
SQL Server 2019
- SQL Server 2019, Java & External Libraries - II. This post by yours truly looks at how to use
CREATE EXTERNAL LIBRARYto deploy Java code without having access to SQL Server’s filesystem.
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.
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