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Applying Fine Grained Security to Apache Spark

Fine grained access control (FGAC) with Spark Apache Spark with its rich data APIs has been the processing engine of choice in a wide range of  applications from data engineering to machine learning, but its security integration has been a…
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New – AWS Skill Builder Subscriptions

Today, I am excited to announce AWS Skill Builder Individual and Team subscriptions. This is a new way for you to learn about cloud technologies and get practical experience with hands-on training. Between 2013 and 2016, I spent three years…
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AWS Week in Review – August 1, 2022

AWS re:Inforce returned to Boston last week, kicking off with a keynote from Amazon Chief Security Officer Steve Schmidt and AWS Chief Information Security officer C.J. Moses: Be sure to take some time to watch this video and the other…
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Fine-Tune Fair to Capacity Scheduler in Weight Mode

Introduction Cloudera Data Platform (CDP) unifies the technologies from Cloudera Enterprise Data Hub (CDH) and Hortonworks Data Platform (HDP). As part of that unification process, Cloudera merged the YARN Scheduler functionality from the legacy platforms, creating a Capacity Scheduler that…
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