Updated Apache Drill R JDBC Interface Package {sergeant.caffeinated} With {dbplyr} 2.x Compatibility

While the future of the Apache Drill ecosystem is somewhat in-play (MapR — a major sponsoring org for the project — is kinda dead), I still use it almost daily (on my local home office cluster) to avoid handing over any more money to Amazon than I/we already do. The latest (yet-to-be-released) v1.18.0 has some… Continue reading

It’s [Almost] Over; Much Damage Has Been Done; But I [We] Have A Call To Unexpected Action

NOTE: There’s a unique feed URL for R/tech stuff — https://rud.is/b/category/r/feed/. If you hit the generic “subscribe” button b/c the vast majority of posts have been on that, this isn’t one of those posts and you should probably delete it and move on with more important things than the rantings of silly man with a… Continue reading

A Look at PAN-OS Versions with a Bit of R

The incredibly talented folks over at Bishop Fox were quite generous this week, providing a scanner for figuring out PAN-OS GlobalProtect versions. I’ve been using their decoding technique and date-based fingerprint table to keep an eye on patch status (over at $DAYJOB we help customers, organizations, and national cybersecurity centers get ahead of issues as… Continue reading