Model benchmarks

A lot of people have asked me what models we use for recommendations at Spotify so I wanted to share some insights. Here's benchmarks for some models. Note that we don't use all of them in production.

From: Erik Bernhardsson

statself.com

Btw I just put something up online that I spent a couple of evenings in my couch putting together: it's a website where you can track any numerical data on the web. Want to know how many Twitter followers you have?

From: Erik Bernhardsson

The Strange Loop 2013

This was my second time at The Strange Loop.

From: Sean Corfield: An Architect's View

Implicit data and collaborative filtering

A lot of people these days know about collaborative filtering.

From: Erik Bernhardsson

CF911: Why/when you MUST update the web server connector for ColdFusion 10/11 and may have missed it

Have you installed or updated CF10 (or 11) and found that you still have problems with it running right, even when you have "fully updated" CF10? In this blog entry, I explain how it may NOT be that "CF 10 is broken" but rather that you may have missed an important step when updating it.

From: Charlie Arehart - Server Troubleshooting

Vote for our SXSW panel!

If you have a few minutes, you should check out mine and Chris Johnson‘s panel proposal.

From: Erik Bernhardsson

Grails MySQL Boolean Gotcha

Grails MySQL Boolean Gotcha

From: Dan Vega

Grails MySQL Boolean Gotcha

In the small app I am writing for fun I decided that it was time to switch over to a MySQL database.

From: Dan Vega

Grails Interactive Mode - USE IT

Grails Interactive Mode - USE IT

From: Dan Vega

Grails Interactive Mode - USE IT

When you first start playing around with grails you may have the IDE execute commands for you or you may end up running the commands yourself from a shell.

From: Dan Vega

IntelliJ Spring Bean Injection Notification

IntelliJ Spring Bean Injection Notification

From: Dan Vega

IntelliJ Spring Bean Injection Notification

In my quest to learn Groovy and Grails I have been using Sublime because that is what I am familiar with. I have also been testing out IntelliJ on the recommendation from almost everyone. I have to agree that it is pretty darn awesome and I want to look at one smaller, but pretty cool feature today.

From: Dan Vega

Groovy Ternary Operator

Groovy Ternary Operator

From: Dan Vega

Groovy Ternary Operator

Another one of the great operators that more and more languages support is their ternary operator.

From: Dan Vega

Groovy collections vs My Current Thought Process

Groovy collections vs My Current Thought Process

From: Dan Vega

Groovy collections vs My Current Thought Process

I have been a ColdFusion developer since before I can remember.

From: Dan Vega

Writing SQL in a Grails Application

Writing SQL in a Grails Application

From: Dan Vega

Writing SQL in a Grails Application

I have been using Hibernate for a couple years now and I love it.

From: Dan Vega

Grails Hibernate Logging

Grails Hibernate Logging

From: Dan Vega

Grails Hibernate Logging

As a little bit of a Hibernate veteran at this point I know the value of logging when it comes to debugging issues.

From: Dan Vega