Tuesday, February 06, 2018

book: A Curious Moon: PostgreSQL + NASA

A book that is a mix of PosgreSQL tutorial, Data Science, real NASA data from Cassini spacecraft, and some fictional scientists to make the whole thing very interesting.

A Curious Moon - Big Machine

"Mostly a PostgreSQL tutorial, this book also has a narrative element in the spirit of The Martian...

Follow along with Dee Yan, our fictional data science intern, as she assumes the job of interim database administrator at the fictional aerospace startup, Red:4. She’ll learn PostgreSQL like we all do: on the job and under pressure. Red:4 is bidding on a mission to one of Saturn’s moons, Enceladus, considered to be a primary candidate for alien life..."

podcast and link:
Postgres and Curious Moon with Rob Conery @ .NET Rocks! vNext

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