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The NYLON Guide To Seattle

Where to eat, drink, and shop<p>Seattle is one of the most beautiful cities on the planet, thanks to its privileged position of being surrounded by lakes, sounds, bays, rivers, and every other body of water imaginable. And on a clear day, when the sun is out, the views of Mount Rainier are staggering. …

Mount Rainier

These 10 courses will help you become the kind of Big Data pro that big companies wish for

<i>This is a paid placement and if you buy something through this article or on the BGR Store we will receive compensation from retail partners.</i><p>The …

Eight scenarios with Apache Spark on Azure that will transform any business

<i>This post was authored by Rimma Nehme, Technical Assistant, Data Group.</i><p>Since its birth in 2009, and the time it was open sourced in 2010, Apache …

NoSQL Databases: a Survey and Decision Guidance

Together with our colleagues at the University of Hamburg, we — that is Felix Gessert, Wolfram Wingerath, Steffen Friedrich and Norbert …

The Crazy, Wonderful Things You Can Control by Voice With Amazon Alexa

Yes, you can order a Domino's pizza. Yes, you can lock the front door. And, yes, you can order an ink cartridge.<p>In 2001, I was knee-deep in a project to build an e-commerce website.<p>We had some fantastic tools available for creating the site, and the entire team felt motivated and confident. We were …

How to make a web crawler in Python (under 50 lines of code)?

Interested to learn how Google, Bing, or Yahoo work? Wondering what it takes to crawl the web, and what a simple web crawler looks like? In under 50 …

104 of the Best Free Data Sources for Your Next Infographic

The best way to make a great infographic? Make sure it has great data. It’s the key to telling a good story and—when properly visualized—makes that …

5 Apps That Make Air Travel Easier

Use these apps to breeze through customs, grab a better seat on a packed flight, and have food waiting at your gate—because your journey should be just as enjoyable as your destination<p>Whether you hop on a plane every week for work or only fly once or twice a year, you’ve probably never had a …

Flying

10 of the best walking and hiking adventures in the world

Backpacking the Appalachian Trail<p>Hike North America's most famous trail the original way, carrying all you need on your back and staying in huts …

10 brilliant hikes in Europe that belong on your bucket list

Author: Abeer El-Sayed<p>Europe offers an amazing array of hiking trails boasting diverse landscapes, stunning scenery and breathtaking views. From the …

​How to run the native Ubuntu desktop on Windows 10

It's more of a stunt than practical, but this unlikely marriage of Ubuntu and Windows is interesting to play with.<p>The real reason why Canonical and …

AMAZON S3® & HYBRID DATA LAKE

Extend your data center<p>WANDISCO FUSION®<br>AMAZON S3 & HYBRID DATA LAKE<p>Easy and intuitive step-by-step operation<p>Integrate on-premises Hadoop clusters …

Building an ASP.NET Core web app for a Linux VPS: Part 1

A quick Windows programmers' guide to building a secure .NET Core web app for a Linux VPS and NGINX

How to put the mongodb connections string in a config file and call that in python [duplicate]

This question already has an answer here: • What's the best practice using a settings file in Python? [closed] 4 answers <br>I have the below code to …

Python Programming

The elastic future of data warehousing

<i>This post was authored by Joseph Sirosh, Corporate Vice President, Data Group.</i><p>Announcing the general availability of Azure SQL Data Warehouse, an …