Elastic Stack X-Pack Machine Learning

Sep. 13, 2017 by

I’ve just finished Elastic‘s X-Pack Machine Learning course. Elastic’s X-pack machine learning is a fabulous technology that automates not merely anomaly detection in near-real-time, but also the construction and continuous

Register for my data lakes talk

Apr. 11, 2017 by

I’m going to be presenting on data lakes with Athena and Quicksight to the Wellington Amazon Web Services’ meetup on April 26. Register now as it is filling up quickly.

How to mock objects in databases where DDL is not transactional

Jan. 16, 2017 by

How to mock objects in Oracle / How to mock objects in MySQL The most significant difference between the major relational databases in terms of unit testing, is whether Data

How to leverage agile software development ideas to better manage your staff

Nov. 22, 2016 by

This post is about the technique for managing people, not the object-oriented design pattern with the same name. I had a shocking realisation today: I can apply scrum to managing

Oversight and Trust

Sep. 4, 2016 by

Removal of external oversight should encourage you to strengthen your internal processes.  When your overseer says that they trust you enough to stop monitoring you formally, they are telling you