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🌉 Conference Preview: Scale By The BayPosted on:October 6, 2023 (4 min read)
A quick look at the indie conference covering code & data in the age of AI.
🦾 Categorizing Documentation with GPT-4Posted on:September 5, 2023 (12 min read)
Breaking down a complex problem, plus some tricks and AI. 🤖
🥇 Level-up with a Medallion ArchitecturePosted on:August 12, 2023 (6 min read)
What's a medallion architecture? What are its advantages? Where does it fall short? How can you use it to become a data superstar? 🤩
🌎 What on Earth is Delta Lake?Posted on:July 10, 2023 (11 min read)
We've all heard quite a bit about Lakehouse storage systems: Iceberg, Delta, & Hudi, but how they work is often overlooked. Today, we'll dig into Delta— what it is, how it works, and what's new in Delta 3.0.
❗️ Declarative & Imperative Code for Data EngineeringPosted on:July 5, 2023 (12 min read)
How programming paradigms can revolutionize data engineering.
🃏 '23 Databricks Data+AI Summit: RatedPosted on:June 27, 2023 (8 min read)
Whimsical ratings on the Data+AI Summit.
🐥 What's the hype behind DuckDB?Posted on:May 24, 2023 (10 min read)
An overview of DuckDB and a neat trick to get you started. 🦆
🤔 Data is a meme... and that's a good thingPosted on:May 16, 2023 (7 min read)
Exploring trends in short-form content about data and arguing in favor of that which builds community and generates discourse.