Data Engineer

Big Data Career Data

How to become a Data Engineer

Hot on the heels of my recent LinkedIn article on the topic, this Edureka video “𝐇𝐨𝐰 𝐭𝐨 𝐛𝐞𝐜𝐨𝐦𝐞 𝐚 𝐃𝐚𝐭𝐚 𝐄𝐧𝐠𝐢𝐧𝐞𝐞𝐫” will guide you through the steps to learn and have a successful career in Data Engineering. This video will help you to become a Data Engineer in 2022.

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Big Data Data Databricks

Empowering Zillow’s Developers with Self-Service ETL

Databricks  shows how their tech empowers Zillow’s developers via self-service ETL. These tools abstract away the orchestration, deployment, and Apache Spark processing implementation from their respective users. In this talk, Zillow engineers discuss two internal platforms they created to address the specific needs of two distinct user groups: data analysts and data producers. Each platform […]

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Data Driven

Andy Leonard’s Excellent Data Adventure

In this episode, we turned the microphones on ourselves one more time and ask the questions we ask (almost) all our guests to my favorite data engineer and brother from another mother, Andy Leonard.

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Data Databricks

Slice & DAIS 2021 Highlights

Here’s a great livestream covering the highlights from Slice and DAIS 2021.

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Azure SQL SQL Server

Storage 101 for Azure SQL and SQL Server Engineers

Learn how storage impacts the performance of your database solution. In this episode with MVP Argenis Fernandez, go over the basics of I/O, what the different access patterns are for the database engine and how to tell when there is an issue with underlying storage for your database. Resources: Argenis’ blog on IO Block Size […]

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Data Warehouse Databricks

What is Delta Lake?

Delta Lake is an open format storage layer that delivers reliability, security and performance on your data lake — for both streaming and batch operations. By replacing data silos with a single home for structured, semi-structured and unstructured data, Delta Lake is the foundation of a cost-effective, highly scalable lakehouse. Learn more: https://databricks.com/product/delta-lake-on-databricks

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