Editor of the Data School at Chartio,
Contributor at Data School
Matt has over 7 years industry experience using data and is currently the Editor of the Data School @ Chartio. Previously he worked at Udacity as Product Lead for the School of Data Science. Data has become a prerequisite skill set for more and more non-data jobs and he is passionate about making data concepts more easily understood to increase data literacy for everybody.
Author of 47 chapters
Row vs Column Oriented DatabasesFrom
Column oriented databases have become dominant over row oriented databases in data warehousing.
Reviewer of 83 chapters
Driving Actionable Insights Through Data EngagementFrom Data Conversations
Learn how to drive actionable insights by using data engagement within your company.
Taking a DA Hub Approach to Solving Analytics ChallengesFrom Data Conversations
The Data Analytics Hub details how they foster productive conversations about data within companies
Democratized or Centralized - choosing your workflowFrom Cloud Data Management
Choosing whether data should be completely run by a centralized team, or efforts should be made into enable others in the organization to work with data is a big choice for companies, with great consequences on both sides.
Introduction - The 4 Stages of Data SophisticationFrom Cloud Data Management
Learn how Data Governance practices change as the level of data sophistication changes.
Creating an EC2 ServerFrom
Learn how to quickly set up an EC2 server on AWS. Follow along with screenshots and instructions.
Running Jupyter Notebook on an EC2 ServerFrom
Learn how to run a Jupyter Notebook on an AWS EC2 Server and the advantages of this.
Using Jupyter NotebooksFrom
This article walks through the basics of using a Jupyter notebook. It covers how to load data, create a notebook, and begin using that notebook.
How to Export PostgreSQL Data to a CSV or Excel FileFrom Learn SQL
Learn how to export PostgreSQL data to a CSV or Excel file. Follow these instructions to copy tables, copy a query results, and open CSV files.
What is the difference between UNION and UNION ALLFrom Learn SQL
UNION ALL keeps all of the records from each of the original data sets, UNION removes any duplicate records.