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Alpine Sentiment Analysis

dewoods.com Author: Dillon Woods, CTO @ zData Inc. Introduction to Sentiment Analysis If social websites such as Twitter and Facebook have taught us anything, it’s that people are not afraid to express their opinions openly on public forums. While most opinionated...

Connecting SQLFire to Greenplum

dewoods.com Author: Dillon Woods, CTO @ zData   Companies trying to Enable Big Data Science know that their strategy needs to include both a real time memory grid as well as a long term analytics platform. Many products on the market today fill these individual...

Greenplum JSON Guide

dewoods.com Author: Dillon Woods, Field CTO @ Alpine   Conceptual Overview JavaScript Object Notation, also known as JSON, is a popular data encoding format. It is used by Twitter toformat the tweets they deliver via their REST API, and is also used by GNIP for...

Greenplum Kerberos Guide

dewoods.com Author: Dillon Woods, CTO @ zData   This guide was developed in collaboration with Zeb Bowden and the rest of the team at the Virginia Tech Transportation Institute. Conceptual Overview Our primary goal when configuring Kerberos authentication is to...

Character Encoding Demystified

dewoods.com Author: Dillon Woods, Field CTO @ Alpine If you’ve ever tried moving data between database systems then you’ve probably run into a character encoding issue. Encoding errors usually pop up during data loading and are usually very vague, such as ‘invalid...