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Dueling Data Science Surveys: KDnuggets & Rexer Go Live

May 16, 2017
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What tools do we use most for data science, machine learning, or analytics? Python, R, SAS, KNIME, RapidMiner,…? How do we use them? We are about to find out as the two most popular surveys on data science tools have … Continue reading
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Introducing SASPy: Use Python code to access SAS

April 8, 2017
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Introducing SASPy: Use Python code to access SAS

Thanks to a new open source project from SAS, Python coders can now bring the power of SAS into their Python scripts. The project is SASPy, and it's available on the SAS Software GitHub. It works with SAS 9.4 and higher, and requires Python 3.x. I spoke with Jared Dean

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Use Slack bot to monitor the server

September 7, 2016
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I used to install Datadog or other SaaS to monitor my Linux boxes on the cloud. Most times they are just overkill for my tiny servers with only 1GB or 2GB memory. Actually what I am most interested is the up-and-running processes, or/and the exact memory usage. And I need a mobile solution...
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Install Theano under Anaconda3 Python 3.5

August 11, 2016
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As of writing, Deep Learning package Theano can't be installed under Python 3.5, which causes some problems with my project. ruslanagit provided a viable solution that works for me under Windows 10.For convenience, I copied his solution below:Well, the...
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How to run SAS programs in Jupyter Notebook

April 24, 2016
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How to run SAS programs in Jupyter Notebook

We've just celebrated Earth Day, but I'm here to talk about Jupyter -- and the SAS open source project that opens the door for more learning. With this new project on the github.com/sassoftware page, SAS contributes new support for running SAS from within Jupyter Notebooks -- a popular browser-based environment

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Two alternative ways to query large dataset in SAS

June 19, 2015
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I really appreciate those wonderful comments on my SAS posts by the readers (123). They gave me a lot of inspirations. Due to SAS or SQL’s inherent limitation, recently I feel difficult in deal with some extremely large SAS datasets (it means that I exhausted all possible traditional ways). Here I...
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saslib: a simple Python tool to lookup SAS metadata

June 3, 2015
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saslib is an HTML report generator to lookup the metadata (or the head information) like PROC CONTENTS in SAS.
  • It reads the sas7bdat files directly and quickly, and does not need SAS installed.
  • Emulate PROC CONTENTS by jQuery and DataTables.
  • Extract the meta data from all SAS7bdat files under the specified directory.
  • Support IE(>=10), firefox, chrome and any other...
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Deploy a minimal Spark cluster

March 20, 2015
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Requirements

Since Spark is rapidly evolving, I need to deploy and maintain a minimal Spark cluster for the purpose of testing and prototyping. A public cloud is the best fit for my current demand.
  1. Intranet speed
    The cluster should easily copy the data from one server to another. MapReduce always shuffles a large chunk of data...
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