Month: September 2020

Why are you still managing your data processing clusters?

Why are you still managing your data processing clusters?

Cluster computing is used to share a computation load among a group of computers. This achieves a higher level of performance and scalability.    Apache Spark is an open-source, distributed and cluster-computing framework, that is much faster than the previous one (Hadoop MapReduce). This is thanks to features like in-memory processing and lazy evaluation. Apache Spark …

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Toward the Democratisation of Premium Bare Metal Cloud

Toward the Democratisation of Premium Bare Metal Cloud

It is a key part of OVHcloud’s identity to innovate at all levels. Our strength lies in constantly challenging ourselves to better respond to our customers’ challenges. The new features that await them for Premium Bare Metal Cloud are the result of our will to drive change, and listen carefully to our customers’ needs. But …

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Improving the quality of data with Apache Spark

Improving the quality of data with Apache Spark

Today we are proposing you a guest post by Hubert Stefani, Chief Innovation Officer and Cofounder of Novagen Conseil As data consultant experts and heavy Apache Spark users, we felt honoured to become early adopters of OVHcloudData Processing. As a first use case to test this offering, we chose our quality assessment process. As a …

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The OVHcloud Bastion - Part 2

The OVHcloud SSH Bastion – Part 2: delegation dizziness

This is the second part of a blog series, here is part one. We’ve previously found that the bastion is not your usual SSH jumphost (in fact, we found it is not a jumphost at all) and we discussed how the delegation was one of the core features we’d originally needed. So, let’s dive into …

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A journey through the wondrous land of Machine Learning or "Can I really buy a palace in Paris for 100,000€?" (Part 2)

A journey through the wondrous land of Machine Learning or “Can I really buy a palace in Paris for 100,000€?” (Part 2)

Spoiler alert, no you can’t. A few months ago, I explained how to use Dataiku – a well-known interactive AI studio – and how to use data, made available by the French government, to build a Machine Learning model predicting the market value of real estate. Sadly, it failed miserably: when I tried it on …

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