Visiting Apache spark as a noob

Spark has been the recent buzzword in the data science industry. From the data analysts to data scientists, everyone has been talking about it – even the experts recommend it! Amazon, Yahoo, eBay are all employing Apache Spark in their projects. But what really, is Spark? Do you need it? Are you a noob and … Read more →

TechPatio Moved To VPS Hosting – For Five Minutes

I was selected as one ouf hundred beta-testers for my hosting provider’s, Surftown, new VPS service (Virtual Private Server). During the test phase they offer a “root VPS” and “application VPS”. I asked for application VPS as I’m only running WordPress. After having spent some time uploading all my content, images, database etc, I … Read more →