Code · DevCulture

The GPL License and Linking: Still Unclear After 30 Years

The prevalence of GPL licensing for R libraries in CRAN, the challenge that creates for users, and the reckoning that the R community might not see coming.
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Code · Data

Big Data on a Laptop: Tools and Strategies - Part 3

In our final installment of this series, we show how to harness all the compute cores available on your local system, turning it into a personal cluster for parallel computing.
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Code · Data

Big Data on a Laptop: Tools and Strategies - Part 2

When you've hit the memory or storage limits of your local machine, it's time to look at more efficient data storage formats. Today, we explore Parquet.
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Code · Data

Big Data on a Laptop: Tools and Strategies - Part 1

Doing analysis on big data doesn’t have to mean mastering enterprise Big Data tools or accessing hundred-node compute clusters in the cloud. In this series, we’ll find out what your humble laptop can do with the help of modern tools first.
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Code

ipumsr - Integrating IPUMS Data with R

We are excited to announce the ipumsr R package, which helps make importing IPUMS data into R easy.
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ISRDI IT On Tour

Where We'll Be / Where We've Been

2018-09-20
Elastic{on} Tour Minneapolis (Minneapolis, MN)
Attending
2018-07-12
DevOpsDays Minneapolis (Minneapolis, MN)
Attending
2018-06-12
DockerCon (San Francisco, CA)
Attending
2018-05-17
DevOps UMN (Minneapolis, MN)
Speaking
2018-05-16
Glue Con (Broomfield, CO)
Attending

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About ISRDI

The home of IPUMS is the Institute for Social Research and Data Innovation, an interdisciplinary research center at the University of Minnesota. As a leading developer and disseminator of some of the world's largest demographic databases, we serve an audience of more than 50,000 researchers, policymakers, journalists, and data scientists around the globe.

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