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  • Jacksonville, Florida
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Michael Levin liked Carol McDonald's blog post movie recommendations with Spark machine learning
Aug 26, 2015
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"my spark presentation from last night is here also here http://www.slideshare.net/caroljmcdonald/introduction-to-spark-51904635"
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"my introduction to spark presentation from last night is here http://events.mapr.com/JacksonvilleJava"
Aug 21, 2015
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OrlandoJUG ::: Apache Spark with Carol McDonald at DeVry University

August 20, 2015 from 6pm to 8pm
This month we have a special guest: Carol McDonald will join us and give a presentation on Apache Spark!And,…See More
Aug 14, 2015
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Aug 14, 2015
Carol McDonald posted a blog post

movie recommendations with Spark machine learning

Tutorial on Apache Spark, movie recommendations with machine learning This post discusses building a recommendation model from movie ratings using an iterative algorithm and parallel processing with Apache Spark MLlib.https://dzone.com/links/parallel-and-iterative-processing-for-machine-lear.htmlSee More
Aug 4, 2015
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An Inside Look at the Components of a Recommendation Engine

Recommendation engines help narrow your choices to those that best meet your particular needs.  In this post, we’re going to take a closer look at how all the different components of a recommendation engine work together. We’re going to use collaborative filtering on movie ratings data to recommend movies. The key components are a collaborative filtering algorithm in Apache Mahout to build and train a machine learning model, and search technology from …See More
Apr 13, 2015
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GatorJUG Town

Gainesville JUG, this is your place. Gather here to network, trade tips and ideas, or ask questions. You can create discussions and upload code. Check the Codetown Events section for meeting info.
Nov 19, 2009

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What are your main interests in software development?
Java, Web, Ajax, Java EE, Spring, Seam, JPA, Web Services
Do you have a website?
http://weblogs.java.net/blog/caroljmcdonald/
Anything else you'd like to add? Where do you live? (optional!)
Je parle Francais. Ich kann Deutsch.

Carol McDonald's Blog

movie recommendations with Spark machine learning

Posted on August 4, 2015 at 11:15am 0 Comments

Tutorial on Apache Spark, movie recommendations with machine learning 

This post discusses building a recommendation model from movie ratings using an iterative algorithm and parallel processing with Apache Spark MLlib.

https://dzone.com/links/parallel-and-iterative-processing-for-machine-lear.html

An Inside Look at the Components of a Recommendation Engine

Posted on April 13, 2015 at 9:14am 1 Comment

Recommendation engines help narrow your choices to those that best meet your particular needs.  In this post, we’re going to take a closer look at how all the different components of a recommendation engine work together. We’re going to use collaborative filtering on movie ratings data to recommend movies. The key components are a collaborative filtering algorithm in Apache Mahout to build and train a machine learning model,…

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screencast about MySQL for Developers

Posted on March 30, 2009 at 10:30am 0 Comments

Here is a screencast about MySQL for Developers



If you are a developer using MySQL, you should learn enough to take advantage of its strengths, because having an understanding of the database can help you develop better-performing applications. This session will talk about MySQL database design and SQL tuning for developers. Some topics include:



* MySQL Storage Engine Architecture

* Schema, the basic foundation of performance

* Think about performance when… Continue

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