Author Archives: Karun Thankachan

About Karun Thankachan

Working as Assoc Software Development Engineer at Dell International Services Ltd. Area of focus is Data Science and Engineering (Hadoop and Python)

Road to Machine Learning

I wanted to try more of machine learning in Python. Among the few other blogs I read I came across this interesting one – 100 days of algorithms challenge. Found it to be quite interesting and seemed like a good … Continue reading

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Learn the Ropes – Pig

Pig is a high-level platform for creating MapReduce programs used with Hadoop, originally developed by Yahoo in 2006. It is a powerful tool for querying data in a Hadoop cluster. It basically helps write Map-Reduce more easily. Pig is handly … Continue reading

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Learning the Ropes – Machine Learning

Some good books i found for machine learning and am going through myself To get the baiscs down of Data Mining A Programmer’s Guide to Data Mining A fresh approach to the Bayesian model and how powerful it can actually … Continue reading

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Learning the Ropes – Machine Leanring

Came across a blog which take a fresh approach to Machine Leanring Just google ‘Machine Leanring is Fun’ and the first link will take you there That’s all folks ..

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Deep Learning

Came across this cool github repo where some interesting material for Deep Learning is present. Thought I’d share Deep Learning RoadMap That’s all folks ..  

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Learning the Ropes – Hadoop

Hadoop is technology that is based on two ideas 1. Hadoop Distributed File System (HDFS) 2. MapReduce Algorithm HDFS (based on Java) provides scalable and reliable data storage. It was designed to span large clusters of commodity servers (meaning expensive … Continue reading

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The Journey to Hadoop

Intel co-founder Gordon Moore in 1965 noticed that the number of transistors per square inch on integrated circuits had doubled every year since their invention. This was later know as the “Moore’s Law“.(REF) A common corollary is  that the frequency … Continue reading

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