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How is Amazon Redshift so fast?

How is Amazon Redshift so fast?

Redshift is a solution for big data from Amazon.  Once you’ve created a data warehouse, called a cluster, you can use SQL tools to perform analysis fast.  Really fast.

Big Data Platforms:  Spark v Hadoop

Big Data Platforms: Spark v Hadoop

Big Data is everywhere and it comes with a lot of jargon.  The term is being used to refer to everything from ‘lots of data’ to so much data it can’t be processed on a single server.

5 Tips for better SQL

5 Tips for better SQL

Here are 5 quick tips to improve your query performance and simplify your schemas.

Database Fundamentals: SQL Views

Database Fundamentals: SQL Views

Database views are searchable objects in a relational database defined by a query. The view doesn’t store data but you can query a view like you can a table.

Getting started with WordPress

Getting started with WordPress

WordPress is free, secure and easy to set up.  Here’s how to get started on your self-hosted WordPress blog.

Javascript Resources for Beginners

Javascript Resources for Beginners

This is the list of Javascript resources I refer back to covering the basics of data types to using Ajax to building projects using the MEAN stack.