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Three strategies to tackle Big Data in R and Python


While Big Data™ might not be a buzzword anymore, data that’s uncomfortably large is not going anywhere. In this 30 min. screencast I go through three strategies you can use to tackle big data in R and Python. I also briefly cover three tools: duckDB, Apache Spark, and SnowflakeDB.

Here’s the full R code and the full Python code shown in the video. The source of charts.csv is the Spotify Charts dataset on Kaggle.

Posted by Rasmus Bååth | 2023-02-15 | Tags: R, Python