Month: October 2013

Creating an Elasticsearch index of Congress Bills using Pig

Recently Mortar worked with Pig and CPython to have it committed into the Apache Pig trunk. This now allows to take advantage of Hadoop with real Python. Users get to focus just on the logic you need, and streaming Python takes care of all the plumbing. Shortly thereafter, Elasticsearch announced integration with Hadoop. “Using Elasticsearch […]

Health Insurance Marketplace Costs

Data.Healthcare.Gov released QHP cost information for various health care plans for states in the Federally-Facilitated and State-Partnership Marketplaces. The data is available in a variety of formats and lays out costs for various levels of health care plans (Gold, Silver, Bronze and Catastrophe) for different categories. Premium Information Premium amounts do not include tax credits […]