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I moved my website from Wordpress to Hugo on August 2022.
Now it is time to present some performance benchmarks between Wordpress and Hugo.

Hugo vs Wordpress - Performance, price and plugins

I moved my website from Wordpress to Hugo on August 2022. Now it is time to present some performance benchmarks between Wordpress and Hugo.

The website migration of mikaelahonen.com has completed!
Here is the background why I migrated my Wordpress site to Hugo framework that generates static websites.

My website has been renewed!

The website migration of mikaelahonen.com has completed! Here is the background why I migrated my Wordpress site to Hugo framework that generates static websites.

Practical advices when going around Iceland by car in 9 days. Should you stay in hotel, what to eat and what to wear in June? Photo gallery.

Around Iceland in 9 days - Terrain from another planet

We had 9 days to experience Iceland. This proved to be a minimum time span to go around the whole island in order to have enough time to enjoy the beautiful nature.

Credit card not working in Iceland N1 gas stations? Buy a prepaid fuel card from the cashier.

Credit card not working at Iceland N1 gas stations

You can buy a prepaid N1 card from the cashier of the gas station. This blog is not sponsored. Just helping other tourists in Icealand that have credit card issues at N1 stations.

Kubernetes have been everywhere lately. Especially in the context of MLOps. I gave it a try by creating web app with Python Flask.

Running Flask frontend and backend in Kubernetes

Kubernetes has been everywhere lately. Especially in the context of MLOps to manage the plethora of different tasks such as training, serving and registering the models.

I found an undocumented product_id parameter in Pipedrive API to attach products to deals. The issue is reported to Pipedrive dev team.

An undocumented product_id parameter in Pipedrive API to attach products to deals

I found a “bug” in the Pipedrive API documentation while exploring a customer case together with Pipedrive partner SaaShop .

SaaShop nominated as the Pipedrive EMEA Partner of 2021. I announced my co-operation with SaaShop recently.

My Pipedrive partner SaaShop nominated as the EMEA Partner of 2021

Pipedrive has nominated SaaShop as the EMEA Partner of the year for 2021. My company launched Pipedrive co-operation with SaaShop just recently.

My part-time company has signed a contract with Finnish SaaShop to move all my existing Pipedrive customers under their business.

My Pipedrive business has been aquired by saashop.com

My part-time company Yet Another Data Agency has signed a contract with Finnish SaaShop to move all my existing Pipedrive customers under their business.

The number of data centers is increasing rapidly. What kind of sustainability challenges will emerge and how they will be solved?

Amount of data is exploding - Will the data centers be the next environmental evil

This article in a Finnish magazine is the first significant one that I have noticed about the environmental impacts of data centers and IT solutions.

Google Colab, Databricks Community Edition, Visual Studio Code and Dcoker are some options to create a free data science workspace.

Free data science workspaces

I have written multiple blog posts about machine learning (ML) engineering and machine learning platforms. Those systems are usually target to productionize ML solutions, are somewhat big investments and focus on managing the whole ML lifecycle.

Comparing the major machine learning platforms AWS SageMaker, Azure Machine Learning, Google Vertex AI and Databricks.

Comparison of machine learning platforms in major clouds

This blog post compares machine learning platforms from major cloud providers Azure, AWS and Google Cloud. Also Databricks platform has been included.

What is a machine learning platform? Introducing different components such as workbench, MLOps tools and cloud computation.

What is a machine learning platform?

Machine learning is going towards the direction where data scientist does the creative work and ML platform takes care of unpleasant process management.

Machine learning in predictive maintenance. The two-part blog series provides insights for cost savings and an example script in Python.

Machine learning in predictive maintenance

Predictive maintenance aims to repair the equipment before the failure actually happens. Scheduled maintenances minimize the production downtime especially in industrial companies.

How to  fool a web service about your actual location? In an experiment I pretended being in Ireland while traveling in Sweden.

Faking your geographical location to a web service - A hobby project

I wrote to my previous employer’s blog about an experiment where I tried to fake my geographical location to a web service.

In my opinion the big difference is that a data scientist focuses more on business problems while data engineer solves technical problems.

Difference between data scientist and data engineer roles

Working the past few years in both data science and data engineering projects, I have gained pretty good understanding to answer that question.

Experiences from DataCamp online training. Structured data science courses are easy to organize for yourself or a team.

DataCamp - Learn data science online

DataCamp is an online learning platform for data science. The data science course catalog contains wide selection of Python, R, SQL and Excel videos and assignments.

Databox enables elegant reports in a SaaS interface to be shared and published both internally and outside the organization.

Databox for enterprise reporting - Review and demo

Databox is browser application to create reports from multiple data sources. Sometimes browser apps are referred as SaaS or Software as a Service.

The article goes through the PySpark execution logic and provides guidelines to optimize the speed and performance.

PySpark execution logic and code optimization

On last fall I wrote about the PySpark framework at my previous employer’s blog. As the name indicates, the topic is extremely technical.

Pipedrive Essential and Advanced are by far the most popular plans among my customers. A comparison of different subscriptions.

Pipedrive Essential vs Advanced - Comparison of features and pricing on 2020

The CRM company Pipedrive renewed its pricing model during the summer 2019. Now we will go through how to make the choice between Pipedrive Essential and Advanced plans.

Clustering time series data with SQL - Nice 3D visualization using simple logic. Python notebook example in GitHub with industrial data.

Clustering data using SQL - An example with industrial IoT data

Clustering time series data with SQL. The purpose of this experiment was to prove that doing data science doesn’t always require fancy tools.

Road trip to Banff and Jasper national parks at the skirts of Rocky Mountains goes definitely at the top among all places I have visited.

Hiking in Banff and Jasper national parks - RoadĀ trip in Alberta, Canada

Road trip to Banff and Jasper national parks at the skirts of Rocky Mountains goes definitely at the top among all places I have visited.

A tutorial for parallel computation with Spark and Python. The example has been ran on AWS cloud computing platform.

Spark + Python tutorial for data developers

Go to Spark + Python tutorial in AWS Glue in Solita’s data blog. Spark and parallel computing A shop cashier can only serve a limited amount of customers at a given time.

AWS Glue service works especially well for big data batch processing. Read the full post from data.solita.fi.

Introduction to AWS Glue for big data ETL

Amazon Web Services (AWS) cloud computing platform consists of many individual services. Each of them solves a single well defined problem.

Excel Power Map is designed to visualize spatial data. Watch the demo video about visualizing annual asylum seeker data.

Excel Power Map - Spatial data visualization as a time series

Excel Power Map is designed to visualize spatial data. The tool is also known as Excel 3D Map. Watch my Power Map demo video from Solita’s blog here .

I wrote to Solita's blog about text analytics with the headline "Finnish stemming and lemmatization in python". The post has code examples.

Finnish stemming and lemmatization in python

I wrote to Solita’s Data blog about text analytics with the headline Finnish stemming and lemmatization in python. Read the writing here .

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