🔥 Success Strategies for Data Engineers

🦾Plus: 🚀 Microsoft launches Phi-3

Hey folks! Let’s get into Big Data and AI craziness…

In today's edition:

  • 📊 Popular BI dashboarding tools

  • 🔄 Balancing HDFS DataNodes in the Uber DataLake

  • 📈 Sigma is reinventing BI with AI, Python, Data Apps

  • 🤖 Understanding RAG in Generative AI

  • 🚀 Microsoft launches Phi-3

  • 🕶️ Meta's Multimodal Glasses

  • 💡AI Tutorial: How to access and use Llama 3

  • 🤖 AI Tools and Data Tools to checkout

This guide outlines a series of best practices designed to make the lives of data engineers less stressful by fostering an environment where systems run seamlessly, maintenance is predictable, and value delivery is consistent. The techniques discussed not only make data platforms more performant and valuable from a business point of view, but also significantly reduce the risk of burnout.

In recent years, developers have created sophisticated tools to make the job of analyzing big data easier. Popular open-source tools for Python include Pandas, NumPy and of course there are math oriented applications like Matlab and R, as well as SQL for databases.

Without further ado, let’s review Domo, Sisence, Tableau, Looker, PowerBI, Sigma, Rill Data, Metabase, Superset, and Omni broken down by features we love and things that don't work.

Here’s how retrieval-augmented generation, or RAG, uses a variety of data sources to keep AI models fresh with up-to-date information and organizational knowledge.

Uber has one of the largest HDFS deployments in the world, with exabytes of data across tens of clusters. It is important, but also challenging, to keep scaling our data infrastructure with the balance between efficiency, service reliability, and high performance.

Programmers love to argue for their favorite technologies, but there are some ideas that are universally agreed on. This article provides a list of ideas within computer science that are universally considered good and the year each idea appeared.

👨‍💻 Data Tools, Libraries 

A cloud native implementation for Apache Kafka, reducing your cloud infrastructure bill by up to 90%. 

In-memory Postgres for unit/E2E tests.

An AI coding engine for complex tasks.

Kuto makes updating your site's JS better, faster, harder, stronger. It reduces your download size by re-using code you've already shipped.    

🤖 AI News:

Microsoft Research unveiled the Phi-3-mini, a streamlined language model that matches the capabilities of larger models like GPT-3.5. The key to Phi-3-mini's performance is its high-quality training dataset, which consists of efficiently optimized, filtered web and synthetic data.

Introduction of Private Link for secure Azure communications.

Enhanced Multi-Factor Authentication for better security.

New Projects feature for better administrative control.

The Ray-Ban Meta smart glasses are finally here with Multimodal AI features, merging iconic style with cutting-edge technology. Newly released Ray-Ban Meta smart glasses with expanded styles and advanced Meta AI features. Introducing video calling features compatible with WhatsApp and Messenger for a hands-free experience.

Adobe's new generative model, Firefly Image 3, promises more realistic results, launching at Max London.

AI Tutorial

How to access and use Llama 3

Source: Meta AI

  • Go to the Meta AI website

  • Similar to ChatGPT, type a prompt and press enter

  • You can also click on one of the use cases at the top of the screen (pictured above)

Some prompts you can try:

  • Generate an image

  • Draft an email to a customer

  • Research and write a report

  • Draft an outline for an assignment

  • Practice interview questions

 🔥Top AI tools to increase productivity: 

  1. 🎥 Videotok is the perfect tool if you want to create viral videos without wasting time editing

  2. YouBrief is a free AI tool designed to help users quickly extract summaries from YouTube videos

  3. VocalReplica is an AI-powered web-based tool that allows users to effortlessly isolate vocals

  4. Recurrr is a simple tool that helps you automate the emails you find yourself sending repeatedly

  5. BeeDone is an innovative productivity app that marries AI technology with the art of gamification

  6. Interview Hammer listens to your Zoom, Google Meet, and Teams calls, delivering instant answers and insights.

View our database of all the best AI tools for your needs: aitoolsup.com 

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