Articles by Longhow Lam

Did you say SQL Server? Yes I did….

December 23, 2016 | Longhow Lam

Introduction My last blog post in 2016 on SQL Server 2016….. Some years ago, I have heard predictions from ‘experts‘ that within a few years Hadoop / Spark systems would take over traditional RDBMS’s like SQL Server. I don’t think … Continue reading →
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Don’t buy a brand new Porsche 911 or Audi Q7!!

October 19, 2016 | Longhow Lam

Introduction Many people know that nasty feeling when buying a brand new car. The minute that you have left the dealer, your car has lost a substantial amount of value. Unfortunately this depreciation is inevitable, however, the amount depends heavily … Continue reading →
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Danger, Caution H2O steam is very hot!!

September 30, 2016 | Longhow Lam

H2O has recently released its steam AI engine, a fully open source engine that support the management and deployment of machine learning models. Both H2O on R and H2O steam are easy to set up and use. And both complement each … Continue reading →
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New chapters for 50 shades of grey….

July 27, 2016 | Longhow Lam

Introduction Some time ago I had the honor to follow an interesting talk from Tijmen Blankevoort on neural networks and deeplearning. Convolutional and recurrent neural networks were topics that already caught my interest and this talk inspired me to dive into … Continue reading →
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Delays on the Dutch railway system

January 8, 2016 | Longhow Lam

I almost never travel by train, the last time was years ago. However, recently I had to take the train from Amsterdam and it was delayed for 5 minutes. No big deal, but I was just curious how often these … Continue reading →
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