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Economic Migration and Brexit

Economic Migration and Brexit

I was asked if I wanted to work in Germany, and sadly took too long to say, “Yes”. I was wondering what impact Brexit would have on such an opportunity. If the UK, agrees the Govt’s withdrawal agreement, there is a two year transitional agreement, which I think means that “Freedom of Movement” will continue to apply. But otherwise … 

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Big Data

Big Data

I am once again trying to write my blog on solutions architecture and the GDPR. I looked up “Data Lake” again and came across some very good resources in a You Tube channel from Intricity.

This summarises the design bifurcation between distributed data sources and unified query logic. It’s five years old. He or his teachers got there first i.e. before me.

I also had a quick look at “Born in the Cloud”, and “Why Hadoop is dying!”

All very insightful.

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Raspian & APT

Raspian & APT

This snip was originally created to document the arse-ache I had building my second Pi; it documented problems with Jesse & Stretch. The current release is buster and so much of this content is deprecated. In April 2020, I had reason to explore the code I use to maintain the currency of the apt cache. I have moved deprecated content to the comments and updated this post. For more, see below/overleaf. …