Niels Berglund

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 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 19, 2023

ADX as Vector DB & Similarity search. Polars for Rust. ChatGPT and Pandas = PandasAI. Real-time streaming ecosystem and other cool stuff.

Interesting Stuff - Week 17, 2023

The man that beat roulette, hooking up Azure Data Explorer and Kafka, real-time machine learning pipelines. Spark loader for Hugging Face datasets, processing data from multiple streaming platforms using Delta Live Tables and the real-time streaming ecosystem.

Interesting Stuff - Week 16, 2023

In this week's roundup, I cover some 'cool stuff': Azure Databricks Delta Engine, multi-platform Docker image for Kafka Connect and Kusto Sink. Generative AI for Synthetic Data creation. Using Databricks SQL together with LLMs.

Cross-Platform Compatibility Made Easy with Multi-Platform Docker Images: Azure Data Explorer Sink Connector & Kafka Connect

In this blog post, we'll explore the steps required to build and deploy multi-platform Docker images, without having to apply platform specific tags.

Interesting Stuff - Week 14, 2023

This week: **Azure Data Explorer** (ADX) workshop, the third post in the series of building a real-time leaderboard using Kafka and ADX. Also links to building a GPT-powered application and a really interesting intro to reinforcement learning.

Develop a Real-Time Leaderboard Using Kafka and Azure Data Explorer - II

In this post, I do not cover that much about leaderboards. I instead look at ingesting large volumes of data into ADX and how to transform that data using Azure Data Explorer Update Policies.

Interesting Stuff - Week 13, 2023

This week: be cool, read about Polar vs Pandas. How to ingest data into ADX. On the streaming side really interesting about how to do Canary releases for streaming platforms. Also something extremely interesting: Machine Learning and Data Streaming!