Taras Kloba's data engineering blog

The Big Data Power BI Marathon in 2022

Big Data & Analytics Competence Development Team at SoftServe always aims to deliver the best solutions and opportunities. The Big Data Power BI Marathon was not an exception. What intended to be a Power BI Marathon for Ukrainians who fled the war turned into the Marathon with both international speakers and audience. The Marathon was a perfect combination of expertise, knowledge, practice, and drive. What made it so special?

Easy. Firstly, the pool of speakers was full of A-list Power BI experts. Namely:

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Top 8 Data Engineering certifications to find a job

My name is Taras Kloba, and I am a Big Data Competence Manager at SoftServe. Our recruiters regularly review the lists of newly certified professionals to find new potential candidates. There is no doubt that other large companies also use this approach. Thus, I have decided to prepare a list of in-demand certifications for 2022 that may help you get a job in the field of Data Engineering.

Let's consider the main advantages of hiring certified specialists from the perspective of service companies:

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How I became Microsoft Certified Data Analyst Associate: key tips

My name is Taras Kloba, and I am a Microsoft Certified Trainer with over 12 years of experience working with data. Recently, I’ve passed the DA-100: Analyzing Data with Microsoft Power BI exam and received a certificate confirming the title of Microsoft Data Analyst Associate. This certificate proves a certain level of competence of a data analysis specialist. Namely, a specialist of this level should understand data warehousing, data processing, visualization, preparation and transformation, design and construction of data models. After I shared... Read More

Big Data conferences in 2022

What if we can have a single list of upcoming conferences and an opportunity to attend them? It would be a great way of learning more about Big Data and getting in touch with professionals who share the same passion as you. Moreover, it sounds like a nice opportunity to make friends and try your hand at presenting on a topic. Wouldn’t that be cool? So, we’ve composed a list of Big Data conferences in 2022.

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