Friday, March 08, 2024

big data: Postgres @AWS: EC2 better than RDS, Aurora

 Why Postgres RDS didn’t work for us (and why it won’t work for you if you’re implementing a big data solution) | by Max Kremer | Jan, 2024 | Medium

"...don’t use a managed database services and roll our own infrastructure on EC2.

The WRITE node could be slow, it’s only ingesting data, so EBS was good enough but we were able to DOUBLE EBS throughput using ZFS with compression.

$11K bill down to a $2100 (projected for September which will the first full month we’re clear of any RDS baggage)"

AI: LLMs are not path to AGI: Yann Lecun

excellent, very informative podcast discussion!

 Yann Lecun: Meta AI, Open Source, Limits of LLMs, AGI & the Future of AI | Lex Fridman Podcast #416 - YouTube

Yann LeCun is the Chief AI Scientist at Meta, professor at NYU, Turing Award winner, and one of the most influential researchers in the history of AI.

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