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VEB: Project Terra


Lowering the energy cost at the Flemish Government

Vlaams Energie Bedrijf (VEB)’s mission is to supply energy to entities under control of the Flemish government and guide these agencies towards more sustainable and efficient energy consumption and therefore support these organizations in achieving ambitious climate objectives.

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Why a data scientist is not a data engineer

Big Data Institute

I found an interesting article on O' ,written by Jesse Anderson, which explains the differences between Data Science and Data Engineering. The two disciplines are not interchangeable—and misperceptions of their roles can hurt teams and compromise productivity.

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C3: Cronos Cloud Conference


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10 proven steps to become a data engineer

Big Industries009

A Data Engineer conceives, builds and maintains the data infrastructure that holds your enterprise's BI and Advanced Analytics capacities together. These are the capacities that allow your enterprise to leverage the multiple, disconnected streams of data into rational, data-driven decisions and customer engagement.

Read More → recognized by aws as public sector partner

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We are proud to announce that entered into the AWS Government Competency program and became a recognized AWS Public Sector Partner. The mission of the AWS Government Competency program is to enable public Sector customers to connect with competent AWS partners who have demonstrated technical proficiency and proven success in managing government workloads.

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10 Considerations for a cloud procurement

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The procurement of cloud services is unlike traditional technology purchasing. Traditional procurement and contracting approaches that are designed to purchase products, such as hardware and related software, can be inconsistent with cloud services. A failure to modernize contracting and procurement approaches can reduce the pool of competitors and inhibit customer ability to adopt and leverage cloud technology.

Ten Procurement Considerations

Cloud procurement presents an opportunity to reevaluate existing procurement strategies so you can create a flexible acquisition process that enables your organization to extract the full benefits of the cloud. The following procurement considerations are key components that can form the basis of a broader cloud procurement strategy.

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Serverless computing explained

Serverless Computing

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What is AI, Machine Learning and Deep Learning?

What is AI?

Artificial Intelligence (AI) is the field of computer science dedicated to solving cognitive problems commonly associated with human intelligence, such as learning, problem solving, and pattern recognition. Artificial Intelligence, often abbreviated as "AI", may connote robotics or futuristic scenes, AI goes well beyond the automatons of science fiction, into the non-fiction of modern day advanced computer science. 

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AWS hands-on workshop for students PXL-IT Hasselt

AWS_Hands-On_workshop_PXL recently organized an AWS Hands-on Workshop for students Applied Informatics at the PXL-IT school in Hasselt. During this 3 hour session the students were introduced into the wonderful world of AWS. After some introductory slides the participants were invited to work in a real AWS environment. The students learned to setup a website that can easily be copied and deployed in different environment. They also had to establish a serverless rest call service using the AWS Lambda. During the workshop the participants played with EC2, S3, Cloudformation, Cloudfront, API Gateway and Lambda.

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KuberNetes 101

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Kubernetes is an open-source system for automating deployment, scaling, and management of containerized applications.

It groups containers that make up an application into logical units for easy management and discovery. Kubernetes builds upon 15 years of experience of running production workloads at Google, combined with best-of-breed ideas and practices from the community.

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