Adding Users to an EC2 Ubuntu Instance
By default an EC2 instance has only a single user other than
root. For example, on a Ubuntu instance, that user is
ubuntu. If there will be multiple people accessing the instance then it’s generally necessary for each of them to have their own account. Setting this up is pretty simple, it just requires sorting out some authentication details.
Favourite Talks from useR 2017
Docker Persisting User Data
Deploying Jupyer on AWS using Docker
Amazon’s EC2 Container Services (ECS) is an orchestrated system for deploying Docker containers on AWS. This post is about not using ECS.
Rstudio Docker Digitalocean
Installing Hadoop on Ubuntu
This is what I did to set up Hadoop on my Ubuntu machine.Read more
Pyspark In Jupyter Notebooks
Installing Spark Ubuntu
Increasing MySQL Packet Maximum Size
In the process of uploading a massive CSV file to my Django application my session data are getting pretty big. As a the result I’m getting these errors:
(1153, "Got a packet bigger than 'max_allowed_packet' bytes")and
(2006, 'MySQL server has gone away').
The second error is potentially unrelated.
After some research it became apparent that the source of the problem is my
Setting up ExpressVPN on Ubuntu
I’ve been meaning to set up a VPN and this morning seemed like a good time to tick it off the bucket list. This is a quick outline of my experience, which included one minor hiccup.Read more
Setting Up Jupyter Ubuntu Xenial
Deploying a Minimal API using plumber on DigitalOcean
RSelenium and Java Heap Space
I’m in the process of deploying a scraper on a DigitalOcean instance. The scraper uses RSelenium with the PhantomJS browser. I ran into a problem though. Although it worked flawlessly on my local machine, on the remote instance it broke with the following error:Read more
Comrades Marathon 2017
Web Dev to Data Science
This infographic, which looks at the overlap between Web Dev and Data Science, appeared recently on the DataCamp blog. Since I’m currently straddling these two disciplines it seems rather appropriate.Read more
Clustering Time Series Data
Bulgaria Web Summit
The Bulgaria Web Summit happened on 7 and 8 April 2017 at the Inter Expo Center in Sofia, Bulgaria.
Relationship between Race Distance and Gender Ratio
Diagnosing the Long Distance Runner with Django, D3 and R
This was the talk that I presented at the Bulgaria Web Summit.Read more
Google Quick, Draw!