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Deep dive into building a Data Lakehouse with Delta Lake and Spark

Deep dive into building a Data Lakehouse with Delta Lake and Spark

Marketing and Sales Director @Data-Driven. I am a passionate professional who strives to deliver excellent customer service, solve problems using modern technology and deliver practical solutions under resource and time constraints.
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Deep dive into building a Data Lakehouse with Delta Lake and Spark Watch the recorded webinar that deep dives into building a data lakehouse with Delta Lake and Spark. https://youtu.be/mrHfdeH6az0 A big thank you to Jonathan Neo for a great presentation at the October Sydney Databricks meetup. Here’s what was covered: What makes up the Lakehouse architecture …

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Databricks Meetup - Enabling Self-Service Analytics & ML at Transport for NSW with Databricks

Enabling Self-Service Analytics & ML at Transport for NSW with Databricks

Marketing and Sales Director @Data-Driven. I am a passionate professional who strives to deliver excellent customer service, solve problems using modern technology and deliver practical solutions under resource and time constraints.
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Enabling Self-Service Analytics & ML at Transport for NSW with Databricks Sydney Databricks Meetup – December 2020 In this business-focused Databricks Meetup, Shelby Ferson (Sr. Manager ANZ – Databricks), Sandeep Mathur (Program Manager – TfNSW) and Rodney Joyce (Practice Director – Data-Driven) discuss how Transport for NSW (TfNSW) leveraged Databricks to enable Self-Service Analytics and …

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Databricks and Data-Driven Partnership

Databricks and Data-Driven Announce Strategic New Partnership

Marketing and Sales Director @Data-Driven. I am a passionate professional who strives to deliver excellent customer service, solve problems using modern technology and deliver practical solutions under resource and time constraints.
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Sydney, Australia – September 17, 2020 – Data-Driven AI has announced a strategic partnership with Databricks, the leader in Unified Data Analytics to deliver Azure Databricks solutions to it’s customers. This partnership combines Databricks’ simplified approach to data science/analytics with Data-Driven’s precision engineering and consulting services to enable smarter and better outcomes for clients. The business …

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Databricks August Meetup - Databricks Performance Tuning with Gin Jia

Things You Wish You Had Known Earlier About Databricks Performance

Azure-certified Data Architect with a focus on delivering business value and guiding customers through the maze of analytical architectures, design and implementation activities.

Experienced in setting up modern data platforms with advanced predictive analytic workloads. Brings strong people skills and a devops-centric, entrepreneurial approach to Enterprise software delivery.


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A big thank you to Jixin Jia (Gin), Databricks Solution Architect for a brilliant presentation, one that I personally found very interesting and learn a few things I didn’t know. Watch the online video recording to learn more about how to improve Databricks performance! To pick your interest, here are some of topics covered: 1. …

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Data Science and Data Engineer Skills set

I know what a Data Scientist is… but what the heck is a Machine Learning Engineer?!

Azure-certified Data Architect with a focus on delivering business value and guiding customers through the maze of analytical architectures, design and implementation activities.

Experienced in setting up modern data platforms with advanced predictive analytic workloads. Brings strong people skills and a devops-centric, entrepreneurial approach to Enterprise software delivery.


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“IT” This has got me by for the past 20 years when asked by various relatives and friends exactly what it is that I do. It does mean I have to “fix” working computers, install virus scanners, get printers working (throw it away), and fix iTunes for my mum on a regular basis and generally …

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Data Science for Dummies – Data Science Overview with Databricks (Tech Talk 1 of 9)

Azure-certified Data Architect with a focus on delivering business value and guiding customers through the maze of analytical architectures, design and implementation activities.

Experienced in setting up modern data platforms with advanced predictive analytic workloads. Brings strong people skills and a devops-centric, entrepreneurial approach to Enterprise software delivery.


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You might have heard of Spark and how it’s the evolution of Hadoop… great for processing Big Data…. but have you heard of Databricks? Here are the slides for the next tech talk in Data Science for Dummies series I am presenting around Sydney:  Part 1 of 9: Data Science Overview with Databricks† Think Spark-as-a-service, …

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Data Science for dummies

Data Science for Dummies – Data Engineering with Titanic dataset + Databricks + Python (Tech Talk 3 of 9)

Azure-certified Data Architect with a focus on delivering business value and guiding customers through the maze of analytical architectures, design and implementation activities.

Experienced in setting up modern data platforms with advanced predictive analytic workloads. Brings strong people skills and a devops-centric, entrepreneurial approach to Enterprise software delivery.


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I put together a tech talk on Machine Learning and Databricks which is the 3rd part of an 9 part Data Science for Dummies series: Data Engineering with Titanic dataset + Databricks + Python. Preparing & feature engineering highlighted the importance of domain knowledge, even with something as simple as a 10 column dataset! It …

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