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Convolutional Neural Networks (CNNs) – A Breakthrough In Image Recognition 

A CNN is a combination of two components: a feature extractor module followed by a trainable classifier. The first component includes a stack of convolution, activation, and...

Imran Bashir on the Fundamentals of Blockchain, its Myths, and an Ideal Path for...

With the invention of Bitcoin in 2008, the world was introduced to a new concept, Blockchain, which revolutionized the whole of society. It was something...

Learn about Enterprise Blockchain Development with Hyperledger Fabric

The blockchain technology is gradually making its way among enterprise application developers. One of main barriers that hinder the pervasive adoption of blockchain technology...

Your Quick Introduction to Extended Events in Analysis Services from Blog Posts – SQLServerCentral

The Extended Events (XEvents) feature in SQL Server is a really powerful tool and it is one of my favorites. The tool is so...

Logging the history of my past SQL Saturday presentations from Blog Posts – SQLServerCentral

(2020-Dec-31) PASS (formerly known as the Professional Association for SQL Server) is the global community for data professionals who use the Microsoft data platform. On...

Storage savings with Table Compression from Blog Posts – SQLServerCentral

In one of my recent assignments, my client asked me for a solution, to reduce the disk space requirement, of the staging database of...

Daily Coping 31 Dec 2020 from Blog Posts – SQLServerCentral

I started to add a daily coping tip to the SQLServerCentral newsletter and to the Community Circle, which is helping me deal with the...

Hope! from Blog Posts – SQLServerCentral

2020 was a rough year. We’ve had friends and family leave us. Jobs lost. Health scares a plenty and that’s without counting a global...

Firewall Ports You Need to Open for Availability Groups from Blog Posts – SQLServerCentral

Something that never ceases to amaze me is the frequent request for help on figuring out what ports are needed for Availability Groups in...

Experiments With Go Arrays and Slices from Blog Posts – SQLServerCentral

Simplicity Over Syntactic Sugar As I’ve been learning Go, I’ve grown to learn that many decisions to simplify the language have removed many features that...

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Top life hacks for prepping for your IT certification exam

I remember deciding to pursue my first IT certification, the CompTIA A+. I had signed up for a class that lasted one week, per...

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Learn Transformers for Natural Language Processing with Denis Rothman

Key takeaways The transformer architecture has proved to be revolutionary in outperforming the classical RNN and CNN models in use today. Artificial intelligence is...

Distributed training in TensorFlow 2.x