New this month: Data champions, a key analyst report & features you’re going to want to check out!New this month: Data champions, a key analyst report & features you’re going to want to check out!Snr. Director, Product Management

Thank you, thank you, thank you! We want to start off this month’s post with an extreme sense of gratitude for the work our customers and partners are doing to innovate with Google Cloud’s Smart Analytics Platform. Your success and enthusiasm was felt in many ways this past month. BigQuery Omni was shortlisted by CRN … Read more

New whitepaper: Scaling certificate management with Certificate Authority ServiceNew whitepaper: Scaling certificate management with Certificate Authority ServiceHead of Solutions StrategyProduct Manager

As Google Cloud’s Certificate Authority Service (CAS) approaches general availability, we want to help customers understand the service better. Customers have asked us how CAS fits into our larger security story and how CAS works for various use cases; today we are releasing a white paper about CAS to answer those questions and more. “Scaling … Read more

Fusing EfficientNet & YoloV5 — Advanced Object Detection 2 stage pipeline tutorial

Boosting Object detection performance by around 20% by ensembling YoloV5 with EfficientNet Photo by Greta Farnedi on Unsplash In this article, I am going to be explaining a concept which I call the “2 class filter”. This is an ensembling technique for object detection and classification models that was heavily used during a Kaggle competition … Read more

Amazon Aurora PostgreSQL Patches 1.9.1 / 2.7.1 / 3.4.1 / 4.0.1 now available

Patches 1.9.1 / 2.7.1 / 3.4.1 / 4.0.1 now available for customers using Amazon Aurora PostgreSQL. For detailed release notes visit our version documentation. You can apply the new patch version in the AWS Management Console, via the AWS CLI, or via the RDS API. For detailed instructions, please see our technical documentation. Amazon Aurora … Read more

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Troubleshoot BigQuery performance with these dashboardsTroubleshoot BigQuery performance with these dashboardsStrategic Cloud Engineer

In this example, we can see that the amount of bytes processed increased significantly between jobs. This is likely the reason for slowness. We can additionally verify this with the fact that total_slot_ms increased, meaning that it had more slots available and still took longer. Mitigation Options 1. Clustering: Depending on your query, you may … Read more

10 Tips and Tricks for Data Scientists Vol.3

[This article was first published on R – Predictive Hacks, and kindly contributed to R-bloggers]. (You can report issue about the content on this page here) Want to share your content on R-bloggers? click here if you have a blog, or here if you don’t. I have started a series of articles on tips and … Read more

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Methow Valley Air Quality

Mazama Science has released a new set of tutorials demonstrating the use of air quality R packages to investigate data from regulatory monitors and low-cost sensors. This post is just a short summary of what the tutorials cover. We invite anyone interested in wildfire smoke and air quality to run through the tutorials and provide … Read more

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The top 10 R errors, the 7th one will surprise you

[This article was first published on Rtask, and kindly contributed to R-bloggers]. (You can report issue about the content on this page here) Want to share your content on R-bloggers? click here if you have a blog, or here if you don’t. You can read the original post in its original format on Rtask website … Read more

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tidyverse in r – Complete Tutorial

[This article was first published on Methods – finnstats, and kindly contributed to R-bloggers]. (You can report issue about the content on this page here) Want to share your content on R-bloggers? click here if you have a blog, or here if you don’t. tidyverse in R, one of the Important packages in R, there … Read more

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Transforming Organizational Decision Making with Collective Reasoning

Creating alignment and actionable results The barriers to organizational transformation Confidence, accuracy and speed in making decisions is the holy grail for organizational transformation. With all the work taking place in decision science, AI, and data science, we still find ourselves weary from long meetings seeking the collective confidence to know we are making the … Read more

Installing CVAT (Intel’s Computer Vision Annotation Tool) on the cloud

Gathering the resources As we have established in the previous section, there are two cloud resources that we need to take our data annotation to the next level: an object storage bucket and an instance. Here’s a step-by-step guide to procuring them: If you have not already, you will need to create an account and … Read more

Visual Representation of Text Data Sets using the R tm and wordcloud packages: part one, Beginner’s Guide

Visual Representation of Text Data Sets Using the R tm and wordcloud Packages: Part One Douglas M. Wiig This paper is the next installment in series that examines the use of R scripts to present and analyze complex data sets using various types of visual representations. Previous papers have discussed data sets containing a small … Read more

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GetDFPData2 available in CRAN!

[This article was first published on R | msperlin, and kindly contributed to R-bloggers]. (You can report issue about the content on this page here) Want to share your content on R-bloggers? click here if you have a blog, or here if you don’t. After testing the package extensivelly, GetDFPData2 is finally available in CRAN. … Read more

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Not so soft softmax

[This article was first published on R on OSM, and kindly contributed to R-bloggers]. (You can report issue about the content on this page here) Want to share your content on R-bloggers? click here if you have a blog, or here if you don’t. Our last post examined the correspondence between a logistic regression and … Read more

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Microeconomic Theory and Linear Regression (Part 1)

[This article was first published on Pachá, and kindly contributed to R-bloggers]. (You can report issue about the content on this page here) Want to share your content on R-bloggers? click here if you have a blog, or here if you don’t. This is a summary of a very old collection of materials that I … Read more

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Making the Most of Mobility

[This article was first published on R | datawookie, and kindly contributed to R-bloggers]. (You can report issue about the content on this page here) Want to share your content on R-bloggers? click here if you have a blog, or here if you don’t. I became aware of the Community Mobility Reports data courtesy of … Read more

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plusquamperfect squares

[This article was first published on R – Xi’an’s Og, and kindly contributed to R-bloggers]. (You can report issue about the content on this page here) Want to share your content on R-bloggers? click here if you have a blog, or here if you don’t. A perfect riddle: For some perfect squares, when you remove … Read more

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Speeding up small queries in BigQuery with BI EngineSpeeding up small queries in BigQuery with BI EngineHead of Analytics & AI Solutions, Google Cloud

Why did I pick 10 GB? One of the key ways that BI Engine speeds up queries on small tables is that it caches the tables in memory. It also does other speedups, but this is the main one. So, you want to provide it enough memory to comfortably hold the tables you will be … Read more

Reclassifying Inventory with Machine Learning – Art Lovers’ Edition

Data and Methodology For this problem I have used the Met BigQuery public dataset which has over 200,000 artworks. It contains information about artworks such as title, artist, department, city, country, culture, classification, etc. This is the SQL query I used to extract artwork data from Google Cloud BigQuery data warehouse which enables super fast … Read more

Dynamic Regression (ARIMA) vs. XGBoost

[This article was first published on DataGeeek, and kindly contributed to R-bloggers]. (You can report issue about the content on this page here) Want to share your content on R-bloggers? click here if you have a blog, or here if you don’t. In the previous article, we mentioned that we were going to compare dynamic … Read more

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Stay updated with Neuroscience: March 2021 Must — Reads

Ilenna Simone Jones, Konrad Paul Kording, Paper Authors study the effect of dendritic non-linearities in artificial neural networks (ANN). The starting point is wondering if the dominating idea of modelling dendritic connections as linear integrators makes sense. As a matter of fact, dendrite are highly nonlinear, due to their voltage dependent ion channels. Three points … Read more

New solutions for Oracle WebLogic on Azure Virtual Machines

We are announcing a major release for Oracle WebLogic Server (WLS) on Azure Virtual Machines. The release is jointly developed with the WebLogic team as part of a broad-ranging partnership between Microsoft and Oracle. Software available under the partnership includes Oracle WebLogic, Oracle Linux, and Oracle Database, as well as interoperability between Oracle Cloud Infrastructure … Read more

SharePoint R integration and analysis

[This article was first published on Methods – finnstats, and kindly contributed to R-bloggers]. (You can report issue about the content on this page here) Want to share your content on R-bloggers? click here if you have a blog, or here if you don’t. SharePoint R integration and analysis, this tutorial is a continuation of … Read more

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Heatmapping My New York City Marathon Training

[This article was first published on R | JLaw’s R Blog, and kindly contributed to R-bloggers]. (You can report issue about the content on this page here) Want to share your content on R-bloggers? click here if you have a blog, or here if you don’t. Motivation This post was inspired by my wife who … Read more

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BI and Data Science: Deliver Insights Through Embedded Analytics

[This article was first published on RStudio Blog, and kindly contributed to R-bloggers]. (You can report issue about the content on this page here) Want to share your content on R-bloggers? click here if you have a blog, or here if you don’t. Photo by Omid Armin on Unsplash Data Scientists are trailblazers. They look … Read more

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