Image Classification, an overview


The original work of this blog was done years back in a slide presentation for demo. It never made it to this blog site until now. On a sleepy Sunday afternoon; I finally decided to bring this presentation as my technical write-up. In the world of machine learning and AI, Image classification is the most … Continue reading Image Classification, an overview

Vertex AI : one platform to rule them all, an introduction


On May 18, 2021 at Google I/O 2021, Google Cloud announced the first general availability of Vertex AI, a unified AI/ML platform that allows companies and developers to accelerate the development and maintenance of AI/ML solutions. So what exactly is it and why we need to be (or not to be) excited about it. Vertex … Continue reading Vertex AI : one platform to rule them all, an introduction

An introduction to MLOps


You would have probably started your journey with Machine learning and Artificial Intelligence by building a model on top of a pre-available cleaned dataset; probably the famous Titanic dataset. Once you have a model trained and reached a certain evaluation metric threshold, you would have used the model to make some prediction on an unseen … Continue reading An introduction to MLOps

Game development using Lua and Love : Y’21 January fun


Happy New Year 2021 to all my blog post readers !!! Hope you and your family are safe and healthy This being my very first blog of 2021, I would like to start this year with something fun. Over the winter holiday season of 2020/2021 (keeping myself socially distant from others and locked in my … Continue reading Game development using Lua and Love : Y’21 January fun

Hive Custom UDFs – XML Parser (Plugin Introduction)


Hive Custom UDF Project Introduction This blog introduces a new plugin release – XMLParser as a part of the Hive Custom UDF Project. The details of this plugin is given below. Description XMLParser is the custom user defined function that would parse a xml data. A xml is a markup language and one of the … Continue reading Hive Custom UDFs – XML Parser (Plugin Introduction)

Hive Custom UDFs – Project Introduction


Apache Hive is a big data database that facilitates reading, writing, and managing large datasets residing in the distributed storage and queried using SQL syntax. Built on top of Apache Hadoop, hive enables easy access to data via SQL, thus enabling data warehousing tasks such as extract/transform/load (ETL), reporting, and data analysis. Project concept Apache Hive supports … Continue reading Hive Custom UDFs – Project Introduction

Topic Modelling : Latent Dirichlet Allocation, an introduction


Imagine finding meaning out of a news content which you haven’t seen before. Topic Modelling is a type of statistical modelling that solves the purpose of finding abstract topics from a corpus of documents. Topic modelling provides methods for searching, organising and summarising large volumes of data. This modelling technique is primarily used in cases … Continue reading Topic Modelling : Latent Dirichlet Allocation, an introduction

IaC – Terraform: Provisioning AWS


Infrastructure as a code (IaC) is the process of managing and provisioning computer data centers through machine-readable definition files, rather than physical hardware configuration or interactive configuration tools. Some of the major providers of the IaC are Puppet, Salt Stack, Terraform, Ansible, etc. IaC are an important part of the DevOps culture in bringing visibility to the … Continue reading IaC – Terraform: Provisioning AWS

Web Scrapping, the challenges


Web scrapping is a technique of gathering information and data out of a website. Even though copying something manually from a website is consider web-scrapping; the term usually refers to the process of extracting data using a bot or web-crawler. For e.g. if you want to download the lyrics of all the songs of The … Continue reading Web Scrapping, the challenges

Cloud Adoption CAN be bad for you … if not done right


There is no denying the fact that Cloud is everywhere. Starting from small scale startups to enterprises, companies have ripped the benefit of cloud with focus on solving the business problem rather than worrying about the infrastructure along with significant cost control. Based on a survey one of the prime reasons to migrate over to … Continue reading Cloud Adoption CAN be bad for you … if not done right