So in previous posts I have talked about the pipes, that gets the data from here to there, the hardware and network that pipes sit on, and for most people reading about real time on the web, that is where the conversation usually ends.
But there is another crucial component ...Tweet Comments»
To paraphrase FDR (and more recently Spiderman) who once said that ‘great power involves great responsibility’, machine learning is having a larger impact on everyone's day to day lives.
This is important to remember when you start planning to roll out your machine learning models on your customers. Whether ...Tweet Comments»
In my last post I described the often forgotten lower layer of a Real Time stack, the hardware and network layers.
In this post I want to discuss what I call the ‘pipes’ layer. The pipes layer is the set of components that are responsible for moving the bits around ...Tweet Comments»
In my last blog post I mentioned how Real time (and large scale data processing in general) changes some of the basic tools and techniques that a typical application developer has to deal with.
In this post I want to talk about the lowest level of the technology stack that ...Tweet Comments»
I cut my teeth using OLTP systems back on a mainframe way back when. Back then a application programmers toolbox was rather limited, they had a transaction processing controller (TPC) that would deal with all scaling, and a DBMS (non relational) that stored data, and a job submission service to ...Tweet Comments»