Author: Charmy Garg

What The Heck Is Python? Executive Summary!

Python is an easy to learn, powerful programming language and object-oriented programming language created by Guido van Rossum. It wasn’t named after a dangerous snake 😛 . Rossum was the fan of a comedy series from the late seventies. The name “Python” was adopted from the same series “Monty Python’s Flying Circus”. Everything in Python is an object. Sites like Mozilla, Reddit and Instagram are written in Continue Reading

Ingress to the Monix-Execution: Scheduler

In the previous blog you learnt about Monix Task. Now lets dive into Monix Scheduler. Akka’s Scheduler that includes pretty heavy dependency whereas Monix Scheduler that provides a common API which is resuable. For this Scheduler to work first we need to include the dependency which is:- libraryDependencies += “io.monix” % “monix-execution_2.11” % “2.0-RC10” Make sure that your Scala version is same as Monix version Continue Reading

Ingress to the Monix-Eval: Task

Monix that is used for composing Asynchronous programs for Scala and Scala.js runs on JVM. Monix 2.0 is modular by design so you can pick and choose: Monix-Execution: Scheduler, Cancelable, CancelableFuture and Atomic. Monix-Eval:  For controlling evaluation by means of Task, Coeval and TaskApp. Monix-Reactive:  Observable. Monix: Provides all of the above Let’s first talk about what evaluation mean in scala. Evaluation in Scala can Continue Reading

apache spark

Getting Started with the Apache Spark

Apache Spark is an open source big data processing framework built around speed, ease of use, and sophisticated analytics. It was originally developed in 2009 in UC Berkeley’s AMPLab, and open sourced in 2010 as an Apache project. Spark has several advantages compared to other big data and Map Reduce technologies like Hadoop and Storm. Apache Spark is an improvement on the original Hadoop MapReduce Continue Reading

Apache Cassandra

Getting Started with the Apache Cassandra

Why Apache Cassandra? Apache Cassandra is a free, open source, distributed data storage system that differs sharply from relational database management systems. Cassandra has become so popular because of its outstanding technical features. It is durable, seamlessly scalable, and tuneably consistent. It performs blazingly fast writes, can store hundreds of terabytes of data, and is decentralized and symmetrical so there’s no single point of failure. Continue Reading

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