Throughout the week, I read a lot of blog-posts, articles, and so forth, that has to do with things that interest me:
- data science
- data in general
- distributed computing
- SQL Server
- transactions (both db as well as non db)
- and other “stuff”
This blog-post is the “roundup” of the things that have been most interesting to me, for the week just ending.
- How to configure network for Azure SQL Managed Instance. In last weeks roundup I had a link to a post about Azure SQL Database Managed Instance. In the post I link to this week, Jovan explains how to configure the network for a Managed Instance.
- Events Are Reshaping the Future of Distributed Systems: Jonas Bonér at QCon London. A summary of a QCon presentation by Jonas Bonér, where he talked about events and distributed systems and how eventual consistency should be default.
- QCon London: Asynchronous Event Architectures with or without Actors. Another summary of a QCon presentation. This time about asynchronous event communication in microservices systems.
- Real-Time Data Activation - Analytics, Intelligence & Decision Making. Presentaion from InfoQ about dealing with real-time analytics with the Lambda Architecture, creating a working data set and data-driven features in an application.
- Service Fabric is going open source. A blog post announcing Microsoft taking Service Fabric fully open source. Wohoo!!
- Event sourcing using Kafka. Kafka has recently introduced some new features which makes it pretty straightforward to do event sourcing on top of Kafka. This post tells us all about it. I found the post very interesting!
- Apache Flink Master Branch Monthly: New in Flink in February 2018. Roundup of new features that were merged into Flink’s master branch during February 2018 but aren’t yet part of a stable release.
- No More Silos: How to Integrate your Databases with Apache Kafka and CDC. Oooh, this is so interesting! A post about how to get data from your database(s) into Kafka. Did I mention this is interesting?!
- Developer Survey Results 2018. Each year, StackOverflow asks the developer community about everything from their favorite technologies to their job preferences. This year over 100,000 developers took the 30-minute survey this past January, and here are the results!
- Demystifying Docker for Data Scientists – A Docker Tutorial for Your Deep Learning Projects. A very interesting post about how Docker can be used in a Data Science environment. Must Read!!
SQL Server R Services
I am working on the last post in the Microsoft SQL Server R Services series, and I hope to publish it this coming week!
That’s all for this week. I hope you enjoy what I did put together. If you have ideas for what to cover, please comment on this post or ping me.