Mutable Ideas

Notes and ideas about Java, Scala, Big Data, NoSQL, Quality and Software Deploy

How to Create Interactive Tweets Heatmaps

This posts shows how to create heatmaps of conversations taking place on Twitter, this is a proof of concept technic to learn more about our current datasets, this knowledge would be latter applied to the product development cycle. My objective here is to share a simple way to create a quick visualization and be able to make an internal demo.

Querying Json Datasets With Jq

Working with JSON datasets is really common task nowadays, almost any API will output information on this format, but is still complex to manipulate this format when compared with plain-text combined with common unix commands like cut, awk, sed, etc.

To reduce this gap jq was developed with exactly this paradigm in mind jq is like sed for JSON data. This post will walk through the details to: select fields (projection), flatten arrays, filter jsons based on a field value and convert JSON to CSV/TSV.

AWS re:Invent 2014 | (ARC202) Real-World Real-Time Analytics

ABSTRACT: Working with big volumes of data is a complicated task, but it’s even harder if you have to do everything in real time and try to figure it all out yourself. This session will use practical examples to discuss architectural best practices and lessons learned when solving real-time social media analytics, sentiment analysis, and data visualization decision-making problems with AWS.