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Tutorial: Spark application architecture and clusters

Learn how Spark components work together and how Spark applications run on standalone and YARN clusters

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How to use Knime for data science

Free, open-source Knime allows you to visually assemble data processing “nodes” into machine learning, deep learning, and other analytics workflows

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Built for realtime: Big data messaging with Apache Kafka, Part 1

Apache Kafka scales horizontally and offers much higher throughput than some traditional messaging systems. Get started with installation, then build your first Kafka messaging system

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MariaDB tutorial: Get started with MariaDB

Download, install, and set up a basic instance of the popular open source database with this step-by-step guide

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How to transition to a microservices architecture

When you hit scalability issues or find it has become costly and hard to release regular updates to your monolithic applications, it’s time to move to the microservices approach. Here’s how

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Go tutorial: Get started with Google Go

Go is a concise, simple, safe, and fast compiled language that trades features for speed. Isn’t it time you gave it a try?

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Machine learning: How to create a recommendation engine

In this excerpt from the book “Pragmatic AI,” learn how to code recommendation engines based on machine learning in AWS, Azure, and Google Cloud

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Julia tutorial: Get started with the Julia language

Want the convenience of a dynamic language and the performance of a compiled statically typed language? Try Julia

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Get started with Rust, the language for safer code

Here’s how to get your feet wet with using Rust’s tool chain, creating projects, working with third-party code, and managing libraries

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GKE tutorial: Get started with Google Kubernetes Engine

Discover how easy it is to create a Kubernetes cluster, add a service, configure autoscaling, and tap other great features of GKE

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Mastering Spring framework 5, Part 1: Spring MVC

If you like the Spring framework, you'll want to explore Spring MVC 5 for Java web development. This tutorial shows you how to fast-track Spring-based development with Spring MVC 5, Spring Boot, and Spring Initializr.

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How to align test automation with agile and devops

Along with CI/CD’s continuous integration and continuous development, you need continuous testing

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Kotlin tutorial: Get started with Kotlin

Kotlin can provide huge benefits to developers currently working on Java and Android projects--here’s how

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AWS Lambda tutorial: Get started with serverless computing

12 steps to building an application in the Amazon cloud, without breaking a sweat or a budget

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Git essentials: Get started with Git version control

Learn how Git manages versions and how to install the necessary software to access Git servers where your software project will be stored

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Big data analytics with Neo4j and Java, Part 1

Graph databases like Neo4j are ideal for modeling complex relationships between collections of users--and they move through big data at lightspeed. This tutorial gets you started with graph databases and analytics in Java.

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GitHub tutorial: Get started with GitHub

Every developer should be on GitHub. Follow these steps to create a repository, push commits, merge pull requests, and clone and fork other repos

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Docker tutorial: Get started with Docker Compose

Learn how to use Docker’s native service configuration and deployment tool for testing and debugging multi-container apps

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