algorithms and data structures

An Introduction to Algorithms and Data Structures

An algorithm is a series of instructions in a particular order for performing a specific task.

amazon emr

Overview of Amazon EMR

Amazon EMR is a managed cluster platform that makes it easier to run big data frameworks like Apache Hadoop and Apache Spark on AWS to process and analyze huge amounts...

apache spark

Partitions and Bucketing in Spark

Partitioning and bucketing are used to improve the reading of data by reducing the cost of shuffles, the need for serialization, and the amount of network traffic.

Need for Caching in Apache Spark

Caching is one of Spark's optimization strategies for reusing computations. It stores interim and partial results so they'll be utilised in subsequent computation stages.

aws

AWS Command Line Interface (AWS CLI)

AWS CLI is an open-source tool that allows us to interact with AWS services using command-line shell commands.

coding problem solving

Coding Problem Solving

Having a talent for finding solutions to problems may accelerate our performance and put us ahead of our contemporaries or colleagues.

data engineering

Introduction to Data Engineering

It's the process of designing and building systems for gathering vast quantities of raw operational data from a variety of sources and formats, analyzing, converting, and storing it at scale....

data files and formats

Let’s Know About the Parquet File

An open source file format for Hadoop that provides columnar storage and is built from the ground up with complex nested data structures in mind.

data lake and lakehouse

data management

Data Product vs. Data as a Product

A data product is not the same as data as a product. A data product aids the accomplishment of the product's goal by using the data, whereas in data as...

Data Catalog

A data catalog is an ordered inventory of an organization's data assets that makes it easy to find the most relevant data quickly.

Data Deluge

When the granularity of data increases, its complexity also increases. At some point, we will reach a point where we cannot handle the volume of fresh data being generated.

data security and compliance

Data Governance

Data governance is the process of defining security guidelines and policies and making sure they are followed by having authority and control over how data assets are managed.

Envelope Encryption

Envelope encryption is a way of encrypting plaintext data using a key and then encrypting that key using an another key. This strategy is intended not just to make things...

data streaming

database

design patterns and coding principles

Singleton Pattern

A singleton pattern limits the number of instances of a class to one.

Anti-Pattern

Anti-patterns at first seem to be quick and reasonable, they typically have adverse effects in the future. They are design and code smells. It affects our software badly and adds...

kubernetes

orchestration

How To Set SLA in Apache Airflow

Apache Airflow enables us to schedule tasks as code. In Airflow, a SLA determines the maximum completion time for a task or DAG. Note that SLAs are established based on...

postgresql

rust

Rust’s Ownership and Borrowing Enforce Memory Safety

Rust's ownership and borrowing features prevent us from experiencing memory-related problems. Rust is a great choice when performance matters and it solves pain points that bother many other languages.

scala

Access Modifiers in Scala

Access modifiers, also known as access specifiers, determine the accessibility and scope of classes, methods, and other members. Scala's access modifiers closely resemble those of Java, although they provide more...

Case Class in Scala

The case class represents immutable data. It is a type of class that is often used for data storage.

Defining Variables Using the `def` Keyword in Scala

Difference between `lazy val` and `def`.

terraform

Terraform Basics

Terraform is an open source infrastructure-as-code tool that allows us to programmatically provision the physical resources required for an application to run.