Day: September 17, 2021

Computer Vision Robotics

Visual Recognition beyond Appearances, and its Robotic Applications

The goal of Computer Vision, as coined by Marr, is to develop algorithms to answer What are Where at When from visual appearance. Yezhou Yang, among others, recognizes the importance of studying underlying entities and relations beyond visual appearance, following an Active Perception paradigm. This talk will present the speaker’s efforts over the last decade. […]

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Data SQL Server

How to Use Citus to Shard Postgres, for Performance & Scale | Data Exposed

If you’re looking to scale your Postgres database, the Citus open-source extension to Postgres makes sharding simple. And Citus is available on Azure as a managed service, too. Join Claire Giordano on the Citus team to learn about how Citus uses the Postgres extension APIs to shard Postgres—and the best way to get started with […]

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Big Data Containers Databricks

Scaling your Data Pipelines with Apache Spark on Kubernetes

There is no doubt Kubernetes has emerged as the next generation of cloud native infrastructure to support a wide variety of distributed workloads. Apache Spark has evolved to run both Machine Learning and large scale analytics workloads. There is growing interest in running Apache Spark natively on Kubernetes. By combining the flexibility of Kubernetes and […]

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