Before we start, what is Power BI in the first place? As stated on its website: “Power BI is a suite of business analytics tools that deliver insights throughout your organization.”
It is, by all means, no exhaustive…Continue
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Data science has become an integral part of many modern projects and businesses, with an increasing number of decisions now based on data analysis. The data science industry is experiencing an acute …Continue
Data analysis can bring a competitive advantage to your business, assisting in a better understanding of the product, customers, and competitors. An integral part of data analysis is data visualization. It can provide valuable information and help with its comprehension and correct interpretation.
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The release of Hadoop 3 in December 2017 marked the beginning of a new era for data science. The Hadoop framework is at the core of the entire Hadoop ecosystem, and various other libraries strongly depend on it.
In this article, we will discuss the major changes in Hadoop 3 when compared to…Continue
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Medicine and healthcare is a revolutionary and promising industry for implementing the data science solutions. Data analytics is moving the medical science to a whole new level, from computerizing medical records to drug discovery and genetic disease exploration. And this is just the beginning.…Continue
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Using data science in the banking industry is more than a trend, it has become a necessity to keep up with the competition. Banks have to realize that big data technologies can help them focus their resources efficiently, make smarter decisions, and improve performance.
Here is a list of…Continue
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In our last post, we explained the basics of streaming with Spark. Today, we want to talk about graphs and explore …Continue
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Nowadays, computer vision (CV) is one of the most widely used dimensions of machine learning. The main task of computer vision is to understand the contents of the image. It is used almost in all spheres of…Continue
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Nowadays, text processing is developing rapidly, and several big companies provide their products which help to deal successfully with diverse text processing tasks. In case you need to do some text processing there are 2 options available. The first one is to develop the entire system on your own from scratch. This way proves to be very time…Continue
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Nowadays, there is a huge list of powerful visualization tools to help you illustrate your ideas,…Continue
In our previous articles, we have discussed the top Python libraries for data science. This time we will focus on Scala, which has recently become another prominent language for data scientists. It has gained popularity mostly due to the rise of Spark,…Continue
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Spark is a powerful tool which can be applied to solve many interesting problems. Some of them have been discussed in our previous posts. Today we will consider another important application, namely streaming. Streaming data is the data which continuously comes as small records from different sources. There are many use cases for streaming…Continue
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Thus, data has become of great importance for those willing to take profitable decisions concerning business. Moreover, a…Continue
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The vast possibilities of artificial intelligence are of increasing interest in the field of modern information technologies. One of its most promising and evolving directions is machine learning (ML), which becomes the essential part in various aspects of our life. ML has found successful applications in Natural Languages Processing, Face…Continue
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Spark SQL is a part of Apache Spark big data framework designed for processing structured and semi-structured data. It provides a DataFrame API that simplifies and accelerates data manipulations. DataFrame is a special type of object, conceptually similar to a table in relational database. It represents a distributed…Continue
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Spark’s primary abstraction is a distributed collection of items called a Resilient Distributed Dataset (RDD). It is a fault-tolerant collection of elements which allows parallel operations upon itself. RDDs can be created from Hadoop InputFormats (such as HDFS files) or by transforming other RDDs.
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Natural language processing (NLP) is getting very popular today, which became especially noticeable in the background of the deep learning development. NLP is a field of artificial intelligence aimed at understanding and extracting important information from text and further training based on text data. The main tasks include speech…Continue
Apache Spark is a powerful open-source processing engine built around speed, ease of use, and sophisticated analytics. It has originally been developed at UC Berkeley in 2009, while Databricks was founded later by the creators of Spark in 2013.
The Spark engine runs in a variety of…Continue
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The insurance industry is regarded as one of the most competitive and less predictable business spheres. It is instantly related to risk. Therefore, it has always been dependent on statistics. Nowadays, data science has changed this dependence forever.
Now, insurance companies have a wider range of…Continue