Amongst all the Big Data technology madness, security seems to be an afterthought at best. When one talks about Big Data technologies and security, they are usually referring to the integration of these technologies with Kerberos.
After the resounding success of the first article on recommender systems, Álvaro Santos is back with some further insight into creating a recommender system. Coming soon: A follow-up Meetup in Madrid to go even further into this exciting topic. Stay tuned!
Remember issue #1 published in the summer? We are back with the next part in the series, wearing the hat of Pitfall Harry to look at some of the issues we have come across and how these have impacted our day-to-day job. We also include some tips for overcoming them.
Nowadays, there are a lot of Big Data query engines available. Some companies struggle to choose which one to use. Benchmarks exist, but results can be contradictory and thus difficult to trust.
This two-article series explains how to design and implement a hybrid recommender system that works just like the ones used by Amazon or Ebay.
Conway’s Game of Life: You could hardly imagine a simpler set of rules to code on your computer and you wouldn’t expect any interesting result at all, but… behold the wonders of its hidden might!