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On the Road to 0.8.0 — Some Additional New Features Coming in the sergeant Package

| | Apache Drill, R
It was probably not difficult to discern from my previous Drill-themed post that I’m fairly excited about the Apache Drill 1.15.0 release. I’ve rounded out most of the existing corners for it ...
Apache Drill 1.15.0 + sergeant 0.8.0 = pcapng Support, Proper Column Types & Mounds of New Metadata

Apache Drill 1.15.0 + sergeant 0.8.0 = pcapng Support, Proper Column Types & Mounds of New Metadata

| | Apache Drill, dplyr, drill, R
Apache Drill is an innovative distributed SQL engine designed to enable data exploration and analytics on non-relational datastores […] without having to create and manage schemas. […] It has a schema-free JSON ...
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Driving Drill Dynamically with Docker and Updating Storage Configurations On-the-fly with sergeant

| | Apache Drill, drill, R
The sergeant🔗 package has a minor update that adds REST API coverage for two “new” storage endpoints that make it possible to add, update and remove storage configurations on-the-fly without using the ...

In-brief: Using Bro connection logs with Apache Drill

| | Apache Drill
If you’ve got a directory full of Bro NSM logs, it’s easy to work with them in Apache Drill since they’re just tab-separated values (TSV) files by default. The most tedious part ...
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Updates to the sergeant (Apache Drill connector) Package & a look at Apache Drill 1.14.0 release

| | Apache Drill, R
Apache Drill 1.14.0 was recently released, bringing with it many new features and a temporary incompatibility with the current rev of the MapR ODBC drivers. The Drill community expects new ODBC drivers ...
Connecting Apache Zeppelin and Apache Drill, PostgreSQL, etc.

Connecting Apache Zeppelin and Apache Drill, PostgreSQL, etc.

A previous post showed how to use a different authentication provider to wire up Apache Zeppelin and Amazon Athena. As noted in that post, Zeppelin is a “notebook” alternative to Jupyter (and ...
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Two new Apache Drill UDFs for Processing UR[IL]s and Internet Domain Names

| | Apache Drill, drill, R
Continuing the blog’s UDF theme of late, there are two new UDF kids in town: drill-url-tools🔗 for slicing & dicing URI/URLs (just going to use ‘URL’ from now on in the post) ...
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New Apache Drill UDF for Processing Twitter Tweet Text

| | Apache Drill, drill, SQL, Twitter, UDF
There are many ways to gather Twitter data for analysis and many R and Python (et al) libraries make full use of the Twitter API when building a corpus to extract useful ...