Tag: Amazon Web Services (AWS)

How to Implement Airflow Best Practices from a Data Scientist’s perspective – Part 1

This blog post is a compilation of suggestions for best practices drawn from my personal experience as a data scientist building Airflow DAGs and installing and maintaining Airflow. Let’s begin by explaining what Airflow is and what it is not….

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Australian Red Cross gains speed, stability, and savings by optimizing cloud platforms

When the Australian Red Cross, a leading humanitarian aid and community services charity and an auxiliary to the Australian government, realized that their data platform was no longer performing optimally for their critical applications, they turned to Pythian for help….

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Hadoop to the cloud: Is it time to make the move?

When Hadoop was introduced, it promised a faster time to insight because of simpler modeling using cheaper hardware. But over time, organizations have been finding that Hadoop’s complexity and need for specialized skills are adding cost and headaches. Now instead…

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How to run DBSAT against Oracle RDS database

The scope of this article is to show how to run DBSAT (Oracle Database Security Assessment Tool) against an Amazon RDS Oracle instance. This is based on a real-life execution. The DBSAT version used was 2.0.2 over an RDS database…

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AWS announces new machine learning technologies

I recently joined Chris Presley in an episode of Cloudscape Podcast to share announcements about the latest products and updates that from the 2018 AWS re:Invent conference. Some of the highlights of our discussion included Aurora, Transit Gateway and Timestream…

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Datascape episode 32 – March Cloud update show

Welcome back to the Datascape Podcast. On today’s show we are going to discuss the latest announcements from the leading public cloud vendors with our industry experts. We are joined by Pierig Le Saux who will be discussing Amazon Web…

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Datascape podcast episode 31 – cloud feature updates Feb 2019

Welcome back to the Datascape podcast. On today’s show, we are going to discuss the latest announcements from the leading public cloud vendors with industry experts. We are joined by Pierig LeSaux who will be discussing Amazon Web Services’ (AWS)…

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