30 Mar 2016
Google Phone Numbers in Spark
Our CRM team rely on having clean phone numbers to push SMS messages to customers, various people have tried creating some logic for this validation but surely this is a solved problem.
17 Nov 2015
How to DBA - All Your Base conference experience
Some thoughts from this year’s All Your Base conference on the past, present and future of how we manage databases.
21 Oct 2015
Using Zookeeper Locks in Jruby
How to use Zookeeper locks in Jruby
05 Aug 2015
Distributed Database Query Optimisation with Lego
Lego based notes from a workshop on Hive, going from basic unpartitioned tables through to partitioned Impala tables with stats computed and backed by parquet.