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School of Data - Evidence is Power

School of Data - Evidence is Power

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New Flashbook: DB2 10.5 with BLU Acceleration New Dynamic In-Memory Analytics for the Era of Big Data (Build your Skill on IM products, including DB2: books, certifications, tutorials, and more) The chapter focused on BLU Acceleration was released in the spring, but now available is the full book that is nearly 200 pages in length! Learn about the new software that was released this year and continually gets touted as “game-changing”. Title: DB2 10.5 with BLU Acceleration - New Dynamic In-Memory Analytics for the Era of Big Data Authors: Paul Zikopoulos, Matthew Huras, George Baklarz, Sam Lightstone, Aamer Sachedina

5 Awesome Free Data Analysis Tools: Extract, Clean, and Share Your Data 05.01.2016 by Marisa Krystian Data analysis is the process of cleaning, inspecting, transforming, and modeling data in order to uncover useful information. Data analysis can be tricky! But, with these five free online tools, you’ll be able to clean up, search, share, extract, and convert data with ease. Mr. Data Converter Return of the Borg: How Twitter Rebuilt Google's Secret Weapon Illustration: Ross Patton John Wilkes says that joining Google was like swallowing the red pill in The Matrix. Four years ago, Wilkes knew Google only from the outside. Questionnaire design Perhaps the most important part of the survey process is the creation of questions that accurately measure the opinions, experiences and behaviors of the public. Accurate random sampling and high response rates will be wasted if the information gathered is built on a shaky foundation of ambiguous or biased questions. Creating good measures involves both writing good questions and organizing them to form the questionnaire. Questionnaire design is a multistage process that requires attention to many details at once.

Statistics Canada: Canada's national statistical agency Website Evaluation 2017 Please take a few minutes at the end of your visit today to anonymously tell us about your experience with the Statcan.gc.ca website. Choosing “Yes, after my visit” will open a new window that you can return to once you complete your visit to Statcan.gc.ca. Use of cookies We are making temporary use of cookies Opens in a new window during the evaluation period from January 9 to January 26, 2017 to ensure that you do not receive this invitation more than once. If you delete, suppress or have persistent cookies disabled in your browser during this period, we will be unaware that you have already received this invitation and you will receive it again on subsequent website visits during the evaluation period.

Canadian socioeconomic database from Statistics Canada Website Evaluation 2017 Français Thank you for visiting Statistics Canada’s website. Premise Data General How many countries do you operate? We’re currently in more than 30 countries across six continents. How do you decide which countries you’ll start a network in next? These decisions are generally customer-driven depending on their data needs. Interview with Rick Smolan on ‘The Human Face of Big Data’ Manu: Rick, can you tell us a bit about yourself? I saw in your TED talk that you used to be a photo journalist, so how did you get started on this journey? Rick Smolan: Yes, I was always very curious as a person so it’s interesting that I’d end up in a job where I get paid to be curious. As you saw in the TED talk, I went from being a journalist where I work for other people who set the agenda, to the fortunate position of being able to steer my own ship. And now, when I get curious about something I’m able to invite my heroes, my peers and some young journalists along.

Redshift Performance & Cost At Airbnb, we look into all possible ways to improve our product and user experience. Often times this involves lots of analytics behind the scene. Our data pipeline thus far has consisted of Hadoop, MySQL, R and Stata. We’ve used a wide variety of libraries for interfacing with our Hadoop cluster such as Hive, Pig, Cascading and Cascalog.

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