Databricks Best Practices  [draft]

Delta Lake Table Table Partitioning You should default to non-partitioned tables for most use cases when working with Delta Lake. Most Delta Lake tables, especially small-to-medium sized data, will not benefit from partitioning. Because partitioning physically separates data files, this approach can result in a small files problem and prevent file compaction, and efficient data skipping. The benefits observed in Hive or HDFS do not translate to Delta Lake, and you should consult with an experienced Delta Lake architect before partitioning tables....

March 16, 2023 · 5 min · 872 words · Eric

Facilitate Productive Workshop

In the previous blog , we talk about some general best practice about a productive meeting. Normally a meeting can be organised based on following phrases. In this page, I am going to write down some practical tips for facilitating a productive workshop. Before meeting kick-off In the meeting Post meeting follow-up Before Kick-Off Preparation. Get to the meeting room if you have. Get yourself a cup of water if you need....

October 19, 2022 · 2 min · 310 words · Eric

Meeting in Workplace

Wasting someone’s time is the subtlest form of murder. – Lindy West As a professional in workspace, we’ve all been participant in different kinds of meetings, 1 on 1s, agile ceremonies, design reviews etc. It’s fair to say that most of our professional time in our career is occupied by meetings. If a meeting has 12 attendances and there are 5 minutes been wasted with off-topic discussion, we are simply talking about one hour of productivity loss....

October 12, 2022 · 6 min · 1223 words · Eric

How To Getting Buy-in for Your Ideas  [draft]

Continuing on the same topic Influence without Authority , you will always need to get your ideas buy-in throughout the whole lifetime. Step 1: Co-creation Step 2: Presence Step 3: Storytelling Reference

May 3, 2021 · 1 min · 32 words · Eric

Talk Note - Influence without Authority

General Idea The fundamental reason why other people wants to listen to you, and follow you is not because you know more than him/her, it’s because you care him/her. The more you care about your audience, the easier they can follow you. Keep telling the facts and figures won’t help you to influent other people. Instead, try to ask questions to your audience and keep them involved into the conversation is a better approach....

August 2, 2020 · 1 min · 119 words · Eric