Apply it and see yourself grow sky-high

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I remember being gifted this book by my dad on my 12th birthday. I wasn’t fond of book reading back then so my dad used to narrate me these famous quotes from the book “The HEART of A LEADER” by KEN BLANCHARD. Hearing the quotes from this book has always been challenging, motivational, & completely inspiring. This book has the power to impart profound wisdom and adds value to your life.

It encourages us to improve ourselves, have an impact on the decisions we make & develop the heart of a courageous leader. In its early reading, the saying or…


Data Analysis using Apache Hive & Apache Pig

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In Today’s world as the 4 V’s of Big data (Volume, Variety, Velocity & Veracity) are very rapidly increasing it has become a must to come up with meaningful insights in order to project and derive meanings from the data to help organizations grow business rapidly.

In this post, we will be performing a YouTube data analysis using Big Data Tools and see how to handle semi-structured data and come up with valuable inputs.

Initially, the data was scraped. You can download the dataset from here YouTube Dataset Download link. …


The Game changers in the fields of AI, ML & Data Science

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Artificial Intelligence, Data Science is an ocean of topics bundled up together which include the likes of Statistics, Maths, Machine Learning, Deep Learning, Cloud, Programming knowledge, Domain knowledge, and a never-ending list. It is comprehensive, and the research in these fields are emerging every day. The popularity has reached its peak since its declaration “the sexiest job of the twenty-first century” by the Harvard Business Review.

Many a time we are often confused and we ask this question to ourselves where do I start? What are the best resources to master this field?


The optimal way to start your Data Science Journey

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You have recently completed your Data Science MOOC’s and you’re wondering what should I do next? The answers are pretty straight forward and you already know them! The irony is we just fear to take these measures which result in just theoretical knowledge and this plethora of knowledge which you just acquired fades away within no time just because of lack of practice.

I completely relate to all my fellow readers. I have committed such mistakes too and have figured on how to be productive when completed MOOC. Considering you have just set your foot in the fields of Data…


Understanding Git and covering important and commonly used Git commands for easy reference

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What is GIT?

GIT is a DVS(Distributed Version Control) which tracks changes in source code during the development of software. It simplifies the process of collaboration on projects and tracks changes in any file. It is a platform that stores code and can be accessed by a set of programmers parallelly during the development phase of a project.

Why we need GIT?

When working on projects in order to avoid conflicts between developers we use a version control system such as Git comes handy.

What is Version Control System?

A simple example of a version control system that we use…


Sum of Squared Total, Sum of Squared Regression & Sum of Squared Error.

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ANOVA(Analysis of Variance) is a framework that forms the basis for tests of significance & provides knowledge about the levels of variability within a regression model. It is the same as Linear Regression but one of the major differences is Regression is used to predict a continuous outcome on the basis of one or more continuous predictor variables. Whereas, ANOVA is used to predict a continuous outcome on the basis of one or more categorical predictor variables.

When implementing Linear Regression we often come around jargon such as SST(Sum of Squared Total), SSR(Sum of Squared Regression), SSE(Sum of Squared Error)…


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A famous quote from the scriptures.

Lion the word itself depicts royalty, raw strength, power, and pride. The one who is fearless, the one who maintains order. No wonder its one of the most powerful animals in the animal kingdom and also “The King of the Jungle”.

A famous quote from one of the ancient scriptures from India describes the lion. The text is as follows: —

नाभिषेको न संस्कारः सिंहस्य क्रियते वने ।
विक्रमार्जितसत्त्वस्य स्वयमेव मृगेंद्रता ॥

Na Abhisheko, Na Samskraha; Simhasya kriyate vanae
Vikramarjita satvasya svayameva mrugendrata

Nobody declares a Lion as the King of the Jungle by doing any rituals or ceremonies. …


A complete solution for SQL problems on HackerRank.

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Structured Query Language is one of the most important languages used in the industry. It’s one of the most sought languages desired by the employers as the volume of data is increasing, in order to access the humongous data from respective databases, it is important to know this skill which would help you retrieve, update and manipulate data.

In this post, we will be covering all the solutions to SQL on the HackerRank platform. HackerRank is a platform for competitive coding. It is very important that you all first give it a try & brainstorm yourselves before having a look…


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Congratulations, but there’s more to this than meets the eye!

Medium is a platform where a plethora of knowledge lays. It has become one of the most indulging online publishing platforms as many writers publish multiple stories in a day to share their expertise, monetize their posts and some write for the love of writing. In this story, I will be sharing my experience as to how my first story got featured by the Curators as it was a piece of sheer luck and surprise to me in the first instance, and how I learned my lesson after my first curation.

One ne fine day, I was going to conduct…


Data is the new oil, Introductory to Data Mining !!!

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It is very well said that “We are living in the Information Age”, not actually information, truly this is the Data Age, where there is the explosive growth of data. As the information technology is evolving naturally, the database and data management industries are also looking towards the development of the critical functionalities. This each second growing tremendous amount of data, has forced the human brain to dig deeper and get to know more about this new oil. …

Rahul Pathak

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