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Data engineering is the software engineering that enables data scientists to work effectively. In today’s episode, we explore the different sides of data engineering–the data science algorithms that need to be processed and the implementation of software architectures that enable those algorithms to run smoothly.
The PANCAKE STACK is a 12-letter acronym that Chris Fregly gave to a collection of data engineering technologies including Presto, Cassandra, Kafka, Elastic Search, and Spark. In his current life, Chris travels around the world giving workshops on how to deploy and use the PANCAKE STACK. Before that, he was an engineer at Netflix, where he received an Emmy for Streaming Engineering Excellence.