Ian Pointer

Ian Pointer is a senior big data and deep learning architect, working with Apache Spark and PyTorch. He has more than 15 years of development and operations experience.

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The best open source software of 2019

The best open source software of 2019

InfoWorld recognizes the leading open source projects for software development, cloud computing, data analytics, and machine learning

Pub/sub messaging: Apache Kafka vs. Apache Pulsar

Pub/sub messaging: Apache Kafka vs. Apache Pulsar

Apache Kafka set the bar for large-scale distributed messaging, but Apache Pulsar has some neat tricks of its own

InfoWorld’s 2019 Technology of the Year Award winners

InfoWorld’s 2019 Technology of the Year Award winners

InfoWorld editors and reviewers recognize the year’s best software development, cloud computing, big data analytics, and machine learning tools

The best open source software for data storage and analytics

The best open source software for data storage and analytics

InfoWorld’s 2018 Best of Open Source Software Award winners in databases and data analytics

The best open source software for cloud computing

The best open source software for cloud computing

InfoWorld’s 2018 Best of Open Source Software Award winners in cloud computing

The best open source software for machine learning

The best open source software for machine learning

InfoWorld’s 2018 Best of Open Source Software Award winners in machine learning and deep learning

GKE tutorial: Get started with Google Kubernetes Engine

GKE tutorial: Get started with Google Kubernetes Engine

Discover how easy it is to create a Kubernetes cluster, add a service, configure autoscaling, and tap other great features of GKE

What’s new in Apache Spark? Low-latency streaming and Kubernetes

What’s new in Apache Spark? Low-latency streaming and Kubernetes

Continuous processing and native Kubernetes support in Apache Spark 2.3 spell the end for micro-batching and Hadoop

PyTorch tutorial: Get started with deep learning in Python

PyTorch tutorial: Get started with deep learning in Python

Learn how to create a simple neural network, and a more accurate convolutional neural network, with the PyTorch deep learning library

DIY GPU server: Build your own PC for deep learning

DIY GPU server: Build your own PC for deep learning

Building your own GPU server isn't hard, and it can easily beat the cost of training deep learning models in the cloud

Spark tutorial: Get started with Apache Spark

Spark tutorial: Get started with Apache Spark

A step by step guide to loading a dataset, applying a schema, writing simple queries, and querying real-time data with Structured Streaming

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