State of Data #73

#analysis‘How good is your data’ for analysis? ‘It points to the “garbage in garbage out” problem. One should always be aware of the potential hazards. (Hat tip: Kaiser Fung) The Murky world of Student Loan StatisticsAnd yes, the new numbers will show that student-loan debt exceeds credit-card debt.”


#architectureHow InstaGram stored hundreds of millions of key-value pairs in Redis – “Fit the data in memory, and ideally within one of the EC2 high-memory types (the 17GB or 34GB, rather than the 68GB instance type)


#big_dataChoosing the Right Data Storage Solution – for Un/Semi/Structured Data  


#Data_Science
The all-in-one, new Guide to Data Compression

#DBMSServing 1M daily users, 100K DB operations/sec with no Cache – journey from mySQL to REDIS


#idea SaveUp – “Unlike most loyalty programs out there that give you credit based on how much you spend, SaveUp rewards you for how much you save” 


#learning
Technical papers on optimizer


#visualization
WhatsUp – Timeline view of most popular Tweeter topics (takes a while to load)


#etc 


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About Nilendu Misra
I love to learn, create and coach. Things that I do well are - Communicating ideas - verbally or through words and diagrams; Problem Solving - Logical or Abstract; Very Large Scale Systems; think about 'Frighteningly Simple' approach first. Things that I intend to do better are - Establishing Stringent Process; Exchanging Tough Feedback; Keeping up with my reading or To-Do list to be able to completely relax.

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