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No more cron jobs, orchestrate data pipelines with Azure Data Factory​

How do you like maintaining lots of bash scripts defined in `crontab`. If you worked in a team responsible for a data flow you know what I mean. If it starts with one script it is OK. But if your crontab grows and grows it is no more fun. Or maybe you are running your BI processes which are doing well in your current warehouse but you encounter problems with the optimization and there are not enough resources to scale your workers up?

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Left Join for Advanced Rubyists

Every now and then you will need to keep a track of user activities in the system. This can be approached in several possible ways – one possible solution is to store them as an activity log in the database. This alone can create some challenges and may require you to use less common SQL statements in the Ruby on Rails apps like LEFT JOIN, hence I’ve decided to shed some light on it.

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SQL is the language of Big Data

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Databricks: How to upload data?

Databricks is a unified data analytics platform for massive-scale data engineering and collaborative data science. It is a powerful tool to serve so many purposes. How difficult it is to use? Fairly easy! How to upload data into it?

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CQRS – Another “buzzword” or game changer?

CQRS is not as popular as it seems, especially in real-world applications. Learn how to maintain an application with frequently changing business using a pattern that is easy to understand and implement.

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Process as Code – next big thing in digital transformation

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Is your cloud protected against malicious file uploads?​

Protecting against malicious file uploads is a must these days as most applications store and process data files in one way or another. Building a self-driven, automated and accurate pipeline for eliminating those threats is not a simple task

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DevOps Transformation at DevOpsDays Warsaw

After our visit to AWS Summit London, we knew that embracing DevOps culture is important for becoming a first-class citizen of the cloud. To learn more about it, we went to DevOpsDays Warsaw.

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Key takeaways for Cloud Transformation after AWS Summit London

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Frontend security with CSP

Is my website secure? You bet it is! I’m using HTTPS… Hang on, there’s more?

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React for Rubyists: Simple React/Redux todo app written in Ruby

This post is to help Ruby users understand ideas behind React and Redux.

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When should you modernise front-end?

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Code&Pizza #3 Meetup

Every month we try to spend some time after work on talking, integrating and sharing our knowledge and experiences in coding (and more as you will read later).

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Which front-end framework should I choose for my project?

There’s a handful number of front-end frameworks on the market to choose from. So which one should you give a go?

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Time tracking exercise and what problems it solved

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40+ Tools that we use to make web development easier Copy

We get asked regularly what services we prefer to use for certain tasks or problems, so we’ve created this list of products that helps us at Exlabs deliver better products.

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Build or buy software dilemma

Why you should be prepared for compromise regardless of the choice and timing

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Best practices on keeping your codebase Clean