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8 Ways to Optimize AWS Glue Jobs in a Nutshell

  Improving the performance of AWS Glue jobs involves several strategies that target different aspects of the ETL (Extract, Transform, Load) process. Here are some key practices. 1. Optimize Job Scripts Partitioning : Ensure your data is properly partitioned. Partitioning divides your data into manageable chunks, allowing parallel processing and reducing the amount of data scanned. Filtering : Apply pushdown predicates to filter data early in the ETL process, reducing the amount of data processed downstream. Compression : Use compressed file formats (e.g., Parquet, ORC) for your data sources and sinks. These formats not only reduce storage costs but also improve I/O performance. Optimize Transformations : Minimize the number of transformations and actions in your script. Combine transformations where possible and use DataFrame APIs which are optimized for performance. 2. Use Appropriate Data Formats Parquet and ORC : These columnar formats are efficient for storage and querying, signif

Top 20 highest paying working from home jobs

U.S. businesses will spend half a billion dollars hiring remote freelance workers in 2014. "The growth is a clear indicator of a transition of work online," says Fabio Rosati, CEO of Elance-oDesk. The company's platform — which serves as a broker between companies that need skills and freelancers eager to supply them — sees 2.7 millio n freelance jo bs posted a year. According to Elance-oDesk , the total earnings of freelancers have grown 50% compounded annually over the past five years. From Rosati's perspective, so many businesses are hiring these workers because they need work done on demand, typically for a short stint. In those cases... Read more