The R platform has made the world of data analysis and performance more approachable, and R has become an important tool for computational statistics and data visualization. With Microsoft’s acquisition of Revolution Analytics, it’s also now a part of the Azure family.
Using the GitHub Archive and event-based commits datasets, Barbara Fusinska demonstrates how to use R to turn application data into useful business insights. Barbara uncovers interesting trends in certain languages at specific points of time: the records offer conclusions as to why some repositories are more popular than others. You’ll leave understanding how you can apply R for your own applications and develop intuition about your own datasets, allowing you to turn unstructured data into information that you can monetize.
Barbara Fusinska is a data solution architect at Microsoft. Barbara has strong software development experience building diverse software systems gained while working with a variety of different companies. She believes in the importance of the data and metrics when growing a successful business. Barbara still enjoys programming activities. She has spoken at a number of conferences. You can read her thoughts on Twitter as @BasiaFusinska and on her blog.
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