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If you use S3 as the file system and have changed the partitions of your table, remember to run a backfill script to recreate the new partitions for the older data, otherwise you might also run into this problem like I did.

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Why isn’t it fun to watch a videotape of last night’s football game even when we don’t know who won? Because the fact that the game has already been played precludes the possibility that our cheering will somehow penetrate the television, travel through the cable system, find its way to the stadium, and influence the trajectory of the ball as it hurtles toward the goalposts!

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A great sentiment. A worthy goal to strive for.
Think Floyd @ UB City

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Attended a musical night at UB City after such a long time. Got lost in time thanks to Think Floyd.

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The Elastic Data Pipeline (EDP) offered by Amazon Web Services (AWS) is an easy to use tool to automate data processing. You can create...

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Sometimes we need to perform data transformation in ways too complicated for SQL (even with the Custom UDF's provided by hive). Let's take JSON...

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No spoilers here. Right from the first book you keep hearing about the Warrens and the Deck of Dragons and you try to make up...

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As @Haugstad1006 tweeted, forget the Courtois talk. Real Madrid + Bayern = fireworks. Atlético + Chelsea = a tense game of chess. Tactically fascinating. Can't wait!

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The FIFA Disciplinary Committee has sanctioned the Real Federacion Espanola de Futbol (RFEF) and Spanish club FC Barcelona for breaches relating to the international transfer and registration of players under the age of 18. They have banned Barcelona from participating in the transfer window for 1 year! In my opinion this is going to hurt Barcelona. Well, unless they decide to appeal and get the ban overturned or reduced to just 1 window.