Machine learning is about making data-driven decisions or predictions based on existing data. Apache Spark and its machine learning library MLlib offer several algorithms useful for developing scalable machine learning applications. InfoQ spoke with Nick Pentreath, author of the book Machine Learning with Spark, about data science and machine learning topics.
The new book, "Elasticsearch in Action" by Radu Gheorghe, Lee Hinman and Roy Russo, covers Elasticsearch including basic functionality, administrative best practices and practical advice on improving Elasticsearch’s scalability and performance. InfoQ has spoken with authors about their book.
OCP Oracle Certified Professional Java SE 8 Programmer Study Guide II-Review and Author Conversation
The Oracle Java Certification exams are very difficult tests on every feature of Java, and obtaining certification gives hiring managers a very strong indication that you have a thorough understanding of Java. This handbook is a clear and complete exam preparation, and indeed a great pedal to the metal way to learn Java 8 even for those who may not be planning to become certified.
Numerous developers are launching apps into the app stores and without excellent marketing, it can be easy for your mobile app to sit unnoticed in a corner. Ritesh shares some tips on app marketing. 1
All kinds of devices are connected, generating data and reacting to commands from central or distributed authorities. And it seems that the ideas of open source now can be applied to hardware ...
In this article, third installment of Apache Spark series, author discusses Apache Spark Streaming framework for processing real-time streaming data using a log analytics sample application. 1
Learn how to place Baratine’s async POJO facade in front of an existing library without modification, using an API-centric approach to exposing a library as a high performance microservice. 1
WebRTC promises to revolutionize the way we communicate on the web. The technology is still nascent and there's more than one way to implement it, depending on your needs.
In this article, Dr. Josiah Carlson, author of the book “Redis in Action”, explains how to use Redis and sorted sets with hashes for time series analysis. 2
This article describes the challenges faced in starting a group of internal lean-agile coaches and some outcomes such as self-assessment radars, mentoring sessions, and a few lessons.
AngularJS in Action by Lukas Ruebbelke is a hands-on book about AngulaJS. With AngularJS v.2 Beta just being released, InfoQ spoke with the author about the book and AngularJS direction.
Python Playground provides a large and varied collection of projects to show how Python can be used in such different contexts as ASCII art, birds simulation, interfacing to Raspberry Pi, and more.