Machine Learning with .NET: Model Serialization

This is part five in a series on Machine Learning with .NET. So far in this series, we've looked at training a model at runtime. Even in the prior post, where we looked at predictions, we first had to train a model. With a Naive Bayes model against a small data set, that's not an onerous task---it's…

Upcoming Events: SQL Saturday Cork

Key Details What: SQL Saturday CorkWhere: University College Cork, Western Gateway, Western Road, Cork, Cork, County Cork, T12 XF62, Ireland When: Saturday, June 29th.Admission is free. Register on the SQL Saturday website. What I’m Presenting 09:30 AM — 10:30 AM — Launching a Data Science Project This will be my first visit to Ireland, so something to…

Upcoming Events: Datagrillen

Key Details What: DatagrillenWhere: Kaiserstraße 10b, 49809 Lingen (Ems), GermanyWhen: Thursday, June 20th and Friday, June 21st.Tickets appear not to be available any longer. What I’m Presenting 01:15 PM — 02:30 PM, Thursday — Approaching Zero I have a full series put together on the topic, all for this presentation. This will be my first time…

Course Review: Kubernetes Installation and Configuration

This is a review of Anthony Nocentino's Pluralsight course entitled Kubernetes Installation and Configuration Fundamentals. Anthony's course is intended for systems administrators with some Docker experience. My interest in this is more from the development side than the administrative side, so I was not the target audience here. Despite that, I think this was an…

Upcoming Events: SQL Saturday Columbus

Key Details What: SQL Saturday ColumbusWhere: Roush Hall, Otterbein University, 27 S. Grove Street, Columbus, OH 43081When: Saturday, June 8th.Admission is free. Register on the SQL Saturday website. What I’m Presenting 02:15 PM — 03:15 PM — Classification with Naive Bayes This went over well in SQL Saturday Jacksonville, so I'm hopeful that it will go…

PolyBase Revealed: PolyBase to Spark

Today's PolyBase Revealed post covers another thing I've been waiting for in PolyBase for a long time: integration with Apache Spark. MapReduce is Slow A big reason I'm interested in integrating PolyBase with Apache Spark is that the current techniques for integrating with Hadoop---either streaming all of the data over from HDFS into SQL Server…