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Introduction to Spark

October 05, 2016, October 05, 2016 | Comments

category: BigData
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Apache Spark is an open source in-memory cluster computing framework optimized for extremely fast and large scale data processing. It started from AMPLab at UC Berkeley by Matei Zaharia in...
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Syntax Highlighter of Jekyll with Rouge

September 22, 2016, September 24, 2016 | Comments

category: TECH
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On Feb 1, 2016, GitHub Pages announced to only support Rouge for syntax highlighting (see announcement). This means you don’t have to install Python in order for Pygments to highlight...
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D3 Examples and Building Blocks

September 18, 2016, April 20, 2017 | Comments

category: VISUALIZATION
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Before we dig into each D3 modules, let’s first take a few simple D3 examples to get a main idea of the code. The followings are some examples I pull...
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Big Data Terminology

September 12, 2016, November 03, 2016 | Comments

category: BigData
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Accumulo - A computer software project that developed a sorted, distributed key/value store based on the BigTable technology from Google. It is a system built on top of Apache Hadoop,...
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D3 Setup

September 09, 2016, September 09, 2016 | Comments

category: VISUALIZATION
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Since D3 is a JavaScript library, essentially working on D3 project is a process of working on HTML/CSS/JavaScript together on the web. For me with no background/experience in front-end development,...
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