Day: February 5, 2020

What's the right forecasting method? It depends on your data.
Data Science

What’s the right forecasting method?

Short answer: It depends. Long Answer: It depends on your data. Here’s an interesting look at forecast modeling algorithms and methods. “Simple forecasting methods, such as exponential smoothing, can perform as well as, if not better than, more complex ones,” researchers from the University of Bath and Cardiff University wrote in a 2018 paper. Read […]

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Azure Big Data

Spark in Big Data Clusters

Learn about what is Spark and using it in Big Data Clusters. Time index [00:00] Introduction [00:30] One-sentence definition of Spark [00:47] Storing Big Data [01:44] What is Spark? [02:35] Language choice [03:27] Unified compute engine [04:57] Spark with SQL Server [05:47] Learning more [06:10] Wrap-up

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Blockchain Data Driven Microsoft

Playing with the Blockchain

In this Data Point, I discuss playing with Blockchain in a workshop at the Microsoft internal conference in Seattle. Press the play button below to listen here or visit the show page at DataDriven.tv.

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Data Science

Jupyter Notebooks in Visual Studio Code

Visual Studio Code offers many great features for Data Scientists and Python developers alike, allowing you to explore and experiment on your data using the flexibility of Jupyter Notebooks combined with the power and productivity of VS Code. Tune in to learn how to supercharge your Jupyter Notebooks with VS Code. Learn More: Visual Studio […]

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