Goodbye Data Swamp, Hello Data Lake

Data lakes have been around for eight years, and while the original concept was promising, many of the lakes have unfortunately turned into data swamps. This has prompted criticism of the concept...

The 6 things that help us the most in developing software

Nowadays words like “agile”, “lean”, “scrum” or “kanban” have been abused so many times that some of its initial values or ideas have been lost. Many people think (and say) they are agile because...

BigData and CAP theorem in plain english

Are you a troubled developer because your boss heard about BigData and is asking you about it?

6 tips to succeed in our coding interviews

Here at Intent HQ we deal with code on a daily basis (is there any software engineering team who doesn’t?). So, when we are about to hire somebody, her ability to write code is probably the skill...

Dr. Pucketlove - Or, How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love Parquet (partitioning)

Pucket is a Partitioning System For Parquet

» Parquet + Bucket = Pucket.

For Those About To Code (We Salute You)

Looking for a memorable and fun way to explore programming languages? "Nevermind" the rest, this technique rocks!

 As programmers, a large portion of our job is to stay aware of, research, and...

What is good code? A scientific definition.

Here at Intent HQ we believe how important it is to write good code. Why? First, because writing good code is much cheaper and more fun than writing bad code. Second, because if you write good...