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Tableau Hierarchy – the Better Way
A hierarchy feature can make your data well structured and let your users intuitively interact with it. Nothing can’t compare to a great usability and overall UX, however, the native implementation of the hierarchy feature in Tableau doesn’t really help with that. In fact, your users will have to find that minute “plus” sign on the corner of the table before they can see the result. That might not sound as bad for people familiar with the feature but for the rest this means poor user experience. Does this mean you should give up on hierarchy? Not at all! You just need to make the use of it intuitive. Let’s give it a shot!Learn More
What Data Visualization Tool Should I Use?
Data visualization tools transform data and information into accessible visual representations like graphs, maps, and charts. These tools make the data we generate more accessible to us because humans are fundamentally visual creatures. One study found that we process visual elements a whopping 60,000 times faster than text.Learn More
5 Tips How to Prepare Yourself for the Tableau Certification Exams
Before we start, if someone will ask you, Tableau Desktop Specialist title describes foundational knowledge of Tableau Desktop. Specialist with this title have demonstrated understanding of Tableau core concepts and terminology, they are able to connect to, prepare, explore, analyze data and share their insights.Learn More
Aurora Serverless v2: Faster, Cheaper, Better or Why We Are Sticking to Aurora Serverless v1
Amazon Web Services (AWS) offers a wide range of database services to its customers, including Aurora Serverless, which is a serverless relational database service that provides on-demand auto-scaling and pay-per-use billing. Recently, AWS announced a new version of Aurora Serverless, called Aurora Serverless v2, which promises to deliver faster performance and lower costs compared to the previous version, Aurora Serverless v1. In this article, we will take a closer look at Aurora Serverless v2 and compare it to Aurora Serverless v1 to see if it is worth upgrading.Learn More
How to Deploy AWS Lambda over 250MB in Size with Serverless
AWS Lambda is a great serverless solution by itself and together with Serverless, it is easy to develop and deploy cloud applications. Lambda is great but not perfect as it comes with its own set of limitations. One of which is size – the total size of the deployed unzipped package cannot exceed 250MB.
Which Database Should I Use?
Databases fulfill a vital role in our businesses. They allow us to maintain, update, and edit our stored information quickly and securely. We use databases for a wide variety of data storage needs like inventory tracking, customer relationship management, payroll, data analysis, networking, and much more. Doing this efficiently means we can support the wider business functions and help the company excel at its goals.Learn More
Connecting AWS Lambda to MySQL via ODBC (PYODBC)
Running your code serverless in Lambda is great: it doesn’t require resource provisioning, managing a server and you pay as you go. Is it perfect? Not quite. Among the other issues natural to any serverless implementation there is one with… drivers, of course. With traditional implementations drivers are installed across the entire system, which is no problem as they are centrally registered and referenced. With serverless deployment, however, the references are broken which inevitably leads to some noticeable pain in the neck. Something I have experienced firsthand not so long ago while trying to deploy Python Lambda with MySQL ODBC connection (using pyodbc).Learn More
ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE (AI) & VIRTUAL REALITY (VR)
In recent times, artificial intelligence has taken the field of healthcare by storm with its precise diagnostic skills in deploying more detailed, resourceful, and impactful interventions in patient’s care. There has been talks of AI doctors ousting human physicians in the future, this is highly unlikely but what would rather play out is AI doctors providing quality help to assist physicians in making better clinical decisions or even take charge of some decision in certain critical healthcare fields like radiology.Learn More
IT Resourcing: Onshore vs. Offshore
No matter what business you are in, your IT is critical to your operations. Having secure, reliable, and high performing communications and technology resources is an essential part of any business strategy. This means that companies are investing more resources in IT departments to ensure they have the best possible people, equipment, and software.Learn More