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Andrei Savu
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They want you to put the money to use building an asset, something that works better and better over time, something that makes your project more profitable and more efficient. And they want you to use that asset to create...
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Google recently released a detailed comparison of the programming models of Apache Beam vs. Apache Spark. FYI: Apache Beam used to be called Cloud DataFlow before it was open sourced by Google. In...
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Richard Florida published some stats on the distribution of global venture capital investment last week. His work focused on 2012 numbers so the data is a bit dated, but I am sure it is still directionally correct. This map summarizes his findings: global VC investment ...
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This is a guest post by Benjamin Manes , who did engineery things for Google and is now doing e...
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At Cloudera, we spend most of our day talking about data. Different types of data, different ways to process it, enrich it, analyze it, track it, secure it, etc. For a good chunk of our existence, the data our customers cared most about lived in a data center within their four walls. That’s not the…Read More
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Uber’s virtuous cycle. Geographic density, hyperlocal marketplaces, and why drivers are key http://andrewchen.co/ubers-virtuous-cycle-5-important-reads-about-uber/
Uber’s virtuous cycle Back in 2014, David Sacks (ex-Paypal, Yammer, Zenefits) tweeted the above diagram to explain why Uber’s geographic density is the new network effect. It’s an insightful diagram that’s been built upon by Bill Gurley (Benchmark Capital and on Uber’s board) in his essay How to Miss By a Mile: An Alternative Look at Uber’s …
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Implications of use of multiple controls in an A/B test https://blog.twitter.com/fr/node/7092
Using a second control can be a tempting method of validating experiment results. We explore the statistics underlying usage of a second control, and conclude that this approach is strictly inferior to using a single large control.
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  • Master Degree at Politehnica University of Bucharest
    2012
  • Politehnica University of Bucharest
  • National College "Vlaicu Voda"
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Hadoop, Java, Python, Distributed Systems, Cloud Computing, Amazon Web Services, NoSQL, Team Management, ZooKeeper, Puppet,
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  • Cloudera
    Software Engineer, 2013 - present
    At the intersection of Hadoop and Cloud.
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Seth's Blog: What investors want
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RECONSIDER — Medium
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About 12 years ago, I co-founded a startup called Basecamp: A simple project collaboration tool that helps people make p…

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"Different kinds of particles are a different color," explains climate scientist, Gavin Schmidt. "The easiest to see are the reddy-orange pa

Seth's Blog: On feeling like a failure
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Feeling like a failure has little correlation with actually failing. There are people who have failed more times than you and I can count, w

Goodbye classpath - welcome Java 9
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Java 9 module system is going to kick out the old classpath

Getting started with the Cloudera Kudu storage engine in python - Peter ...
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Cloudera Kudu is a distributed storage engine for fast data analytics. The python api is in alpa stage but already usable.

Haunted By Data
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Haunted By Data. In preparing this talk I decided to check out the data landscape, since I hadn't seen it for a while. The terminology aroun

Improving Uber’s Surge Pricing — What’s The Future of Work? — Medium
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Harnessing the Power of Markets and Multi-factor Algorithms

Time on multi-core, multi-socket servers
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In Distributed Computing the notion of "when-ness" is fundamental; Lamport's "Time, Clocks, and the. Ordering of Events in a Distributed Sys

Watch these drones build a rope bridge
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The researchers involved say that this experiment "acts as a demonstrator" and is the first effort showing that diminutive air-borne drones

JDK 9: Highlights from The State of the Module System
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Mark Reinhold's The State of the Module System (SOMS) was published earlier this month and provides an information-packed readable "informal

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Medium Data and Universal Data Systems : Apache HBase
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Medium Data and Universal Data Systems. This is the second in a series of posts on "Why We Use Apache HBase", in which we let HBase users an

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Hey there, Andrei Savu from Cloudera will be in town for the Strata+Hadoop World conference. (See how to get a 20% discount on registration

Seth's Blog: Day traders rarely make history
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The short-term stuff is pretty easy to do well. Respond to incoming. Check it off your list. Next! The long-term stuff, on the other hand, i

Mars colony simulation begins
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