Jowanza Raheem Joseph

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My Productivity Routines

Thoughts on Dremio

Thoughts on IFTTT

Over-engineering My Smart Home

Smart Homes

Bose Quite Comfort 35 vs Sony 1000X

2 Months With The Bose SoundSport Pulse

The Spanner Paper

3 Months With The Amazon Echo Show

Amazon Echo

Jathena: An Open Source Amazon Athena

Partitions in Apache Spark

Apache Spark

My Experience Submitting Proposals to Big Data Conferences

Big Data

15 Minutes a Day

The Pleasure and Boredom of Doing Too Much

The Promise and Expense of Distributed In-Memory Data Processing

Ergonomics in Data Engineering

Beginning Apache Flink

I’ve been committed to the Apache Spark ecosystem for as long as I’ve been doing data engineering. I’ve seen it’s adoption, been a fan of using the …

Big Data

Creating A Spark Server For Every Job With Livy

One of the frustrations that most people who are new to Spark have, is how exactly to run Spark. Before running your first Spark job you’re likely to …


IBM Code

Alluxio is fast virtual storage for Big Data. Formerly known as Tachyon, it’s an open-source memory-centric virtual distributed storage system (yes, …

A Gentle Intro To Graph Analytics With GraphFrames

Anyone steeped in the doctrine of relational databases will find that trying to use a graph database like Neo4J is painful and not at all intuitive. …


Lutron Caseta Review

I’ve been into this home automation thing for some time now. Any device on the market, I’ve most likely tried it already and there is an equally good …

Home Automation

Window Functions In SparkSQL

SparkSQL provides an easy to use API for distributed datasets on the Spark Platform. It’s trivial to do sums, group by’s, pivots and other …

Data Science

Time-Series Missing Data Imputation In Apache Spark

In a recent project, I needed to do some time-based imputation across a large set of data. I tried to implement my own solution with moderate success …

Data Science