Tag: R

Announcing Enhanced Apache Spark Support

Domino now offers data scientists a simple, yet incredibly powerful way to conduct quantitative work using Apache Spark. Apache Spark has captured the hearts and minds...

Ugly Little Bits of the Data Science Process

This morning there was a great conversation on Twitter, kicked off by Hadley Wickham, about one of the ugly little bits of the data science process....

Building and Delivering Risk Models to Global Insurance Companies

We’re excited to share our latest customer case study, about how KatRisk, a leading catastrophe risk modeling firm, used Domino to deploy its models more rapidly...

The R Data I/O Shootout

We pit newcomer R data I/O package, feather, against popular packages data.table, readr, and the venerable saveRDS/writeRDS functions from base R. While feather fared well, it...

Visualizing Machine Learning with Plotly and Domino

This post was contributed by Chelsea Douglas, a Software Engineer at Plotly. Want to play with the code from this post? Visit the project on the...

Genomic Ranges: An Introduction to Working with Genomic Data

To view the code that generated this blog post, check out Jack Fu's project here on Domino Data Lab. This is a guest blog post by...

Visual Logic Authoring vs Code

At some point in their careers, almost every data scientist has written code to perform a series of steps, and thought, “It would be great if...

R in Ecology

This is a guest post from Auriel Fournier, a PhD Candidate with the Arkansas Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit at the University of Arkansas. I’m...

Applied Spatial Data Science with R

Introduction I recently started working on my Ph.D dissertation which utilizes a vast amount of different spatial data types. During the process, I discovered that there...

Predicting winners of the Rugby World Cup

This a guest post by Arnu Pretorius For the sake of brevity, not all the relevant data and code are displayed in this post but can...

Better interactive data science with Beaker and Rodeo

Domino has offered support for IPython/Jupyter for a while, but we recently added support for two newer, up-and-coming tools for interactive data science: Beaker Notebooks, and...

Optimizing Chicago’s Services with the Power of Analytics

In an effort to reduce the public’s exposure to food-borne illness, the City of Chicago partnered with Allstate’s Quantitative Research & Analytics department to develop a...

Geographic visualization with R’s ggmap

Have you ever crunched some numbers on data that involved spatial locations? If the answer is no, then boy are you missing out! So much spatial...