Snowflake Database Recovery

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If you google the word 'snowflake' for the first time, you will likely get references to the 'it insult' word,  Taiwanese dessert, a crystal of snow, etc.  Once you find that Snowflake is the hot new data warehouse in the cloud, your subsequent searches are likely to be more productive in terms of digging up…
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The Distributed Systems Challenge : Part 1 – Dask

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As part of our Analytics practice, we repeatedly encounter use cases where complex calculations over large datasets are required. In this series, we will compare two distributed computing systems – Dask and Spark – that have become very popular in recent times. To evaluate these, we will select a use case that comes up in…
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Securing Cassandra CQLSH

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At Data-Aces, we provide managed services running Cassandra for our customers. With more and more attention being given to data security these days, end-to-end encryption of ALL communication is becoming a mandatory requirement. This includes traffic between the Cassandra nodes or from client to the Cassandra cluster. The default config file (Cassandra.yaml) is configured for…
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TimescaleDB for Time-series Data

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Are you an analyst working on Time Series Data? Are you intrigued by which databases to use? Considering the fact that even traditional databases can also serve the purpose of storing and retrieving Time Series data, why is there a need for a specialized Time Series database? We will be examining most of these questions…
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Setting up GPU support for Tensorflow on Windows 10

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TensorFlow supports running computations on a variety of types of devices, including CPU and GPU. Originally used for display functions, GPUs were developed to scale up parallel computations using thousands of cores.  This happens to match very well with how we execute the training of Machine Learning algorithms in Deep Learning Models. In python, the…
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