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The Data Janitor Letters - February 2020

Data engineering salon. News and interesting reads about the world of data.

Agile as Trauma
Dorian Taylor

The Agile Manifesto is an immune response on the part of programmers to bad management.

Andreessen-Horowitz craps on “AI” startups from a great height
Scott Locklin

Machine learning will be most productive inside large organizations that have data and process inefficiencies.

Five Interesting Data Engineering Projects
Dmitriy Ryaboy

DBT, Prefect, Dask, DVC, Great Expectations.

Distributed Data for Microservices — Event Sourcing vs. Change Data Capture
Eric Murphy, Debezium

Great sales speech, good tidbits, make up your own mind.

Automating MySQL schema migrations with GitHub Actions and more
Shlomi Noach, Principal Software Engineer, GitHub

Your mileage may vary, a reasonable case study.

Are ad blockers doomed or have we already won? A history lesson
Vasily Bagirov, AdGuard

Our guess is that to stay competitive, ad blockers will have to move to a network-level approach. It means that an ad blocker of the future will have to monitor traffic of the entire network.