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Best Free Alternative to Tableau

Is there a good GNU/FOSS alternative to Tableau? Tableau is a piece of software which allows you to connect to heterogeneous data sources (files, SQL databases, etc) and quickly combine data in ...
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“Hacker” utility: space-efficient embedding a file into JPEG file container

With the advent of social media platforms and pervasive free image hosting (for example, Amazon's recent "unlimited photo storage" for Prime members), I would like to take advantage of this to (...
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Public API for sunrise/sunset data

Is there a public API to access sunrise/sunset data? As far as the sunrise time and sunset time for any and all future calendar days?
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Software library or tool to pivot and export a lot of data to Excel

I'm trying to find a way to get normalized data that's in an MSSQL database out of there, pivoted, and into an Excel file. The main problem is that I have many of those databases, each with the same ...
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Open-source research notebook software

I am looking for software that will assist keeping a research notebook. I want the following features: Must be free and open source. Must use open file formats, data should be easy to import/export ...
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Stop logging to files. But what system to choose?

Logging to files works since the unix epoch 1970. I think it is time for a change. My reasons: rotating files is a pain: Server needs to get reloaded after rotating ... logging structured data ...
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Limiting mobile data usage by application

There's a game on my Android device that uses up quite a bit of data even though I checked the "Restrict background data" box for the application in the Mobile data panel. I've also ensured that I ...
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Easy, Automatic REST API for a SQL (MySQL, PostgreSQL, etc) Database or DaaS

I need REST API access to my SQL database for end user queries in a mobile application. I am trying to avoid having to program my own REST API because I come from a statistical programming (R, SAS, ...
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Software to parse an .ics calendar file

What software can quickly and easily perform the following task: Separate the events from a single .ics calendar file that contains multiple calendars into separate .ics files, one for each calendar. ...
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Tool to compare the results of an SQL query on two databases

I am looking for a tool that allows me to compare data from two SQL queries on different databases and see the rows that are different. Both databases are on MS SQL server. I have looked at following ...
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Which compression utility should I use for an extremely large plain text file?

I have a lot of data. A lot. My data file is a little under 2TB (terabytes) of line-separated plain text records, each about 4 or 5 KB (totaling to a few hundred million records). I'm prioritizing ...
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Webmail provider that allows easy data migration from Yahoo Mail

Experts have expressed strong concern regarding Yahoo Mail's privacy policy as it is being changed by their new parent company, Oath. The typical recommendation is to switch to a different webmail ...
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Software for auto parts management

My name is Adrian. We own a second hand car parts store. We buy cars, disassemble them, and sell them by the piece. At the current moment all the prices are, unfortunately, in my head, so we need to ...
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App to quickly and easily transfer small amount of data from Windows to Android

I'm looking for an app to quickly and easily transfer a small amount of data from Windows to Android. It would be great if it also worked in the other direction. By "small amount of data", I mean ...
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Android app to show what apps/processes are currently using data

What Android app shows, in real-time, what apps and processes are currently transmitting and receiving data? I am interested in quantity of data being transmitted (not speed). Recommendations for ...
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Dataset insights software

If I have a set of data in whatever format, CSV, JSON, etc. I wanted to throw it at machine learning algorithms and be able to extract some correlation facts from these datasets. Some of the things ...
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Schema Mapping Tool

I have several flat file data sources (CSVs) that are extracted, transformed and loaded into relational tables. At some point in time, when I look at a table, I often have a hard time figuring out ...
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Extract data from photos of a physical meter

Looking for a software package that can extract data from a series of photos of a physical meter. Most gauges (e.g. thermometers, barometers, pressure gauges) are inexpensive and provide accurate, ...
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Software for Respondent-Interactive Mass Data Collection and Verification?

I work as a data consultant in a large hospital, and I need to collect faculty data in massive quantities. Here's my dilemma: many of the data fields that we are collecting are covered in one of our ...
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internet data scraping tools

I'm a little distressed, for my job I need to get some info from a website, specifically http://www.museumsusa.org/museums/ , I need for every museum in America to get the name, address, phone number ...
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Tool to generate beautiful PDF's from a list of data?

We need to generate a lot of PDF files, based on a simple template (preferably one we can make ourself, but an existing library could work too). Each time we need to input 5-10 data. We would of ...
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Field Data Collection and Automation

My company deals with Close Interval Surveys. We are trying to limit the time spent in the office compiling reports once the source data is collected from the field. My question, is there some type of ...
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iPhone app to log, graph, store and export arbitrary user entered data

Is there an iPhone app to log, graph, store and export arbitrary user entered data? Needs to have: Create and name a data stream or measurement (e.g. 'number of tomatoes harvested per day from my ...
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What's an alternative to spreadsheets that has cells with defined type of value?

I don't like spreadsheets because they are not typed, any cell can have a value of any type. That can cause errors. I'd like to be able to define a type for any cell and the software would prevent the ...
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State synchronization in distributed systems

Are there any frameworks or technologies to synchronize State/data updated on one peer with all other peers in a reliable network? I'm looking for key-val data and State information that will be ...
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Open-source framework for online data presentation

I'm looking for a sort of free framework or base software to develop a web application with the following features: interactively present data (tables and visualisations) that are automatically ...
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Human-readable format for storing key–value pairs

I am looking for a format to write key–value pairs, where keys and values are delimited by colons. The values either: follow immediately after the colon (whitespace between the colon and the first ...
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A tool for converting date copy into date format

Is there a certain software which would take in a date as a string (Thursday, May 18, 2017 6:30:28am) and output something like 'dddd, MMMM Do YYYY, h:mm:ss a' (moment.js format in this case, strftime ...
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Free Alternative to Logger Pro

I'm looking for a free alternative to Logger Pro from Vernier. I would like it to have the same features as Logger Pro does, including but not limited to, Simple UI Collect and Analysis Data Perform ...
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Is there a serialization library for .NET that supports data versioning and references and doesn't require too much code overhead?

Reposted here at the recommendation of Alexei Levenkov after the original question on the main stackoverflow site was marked as off-topic. In .NET there are several different methods to serialize ...
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Online repository for family memorabilia

I want to identify suitable software to establish an on-line repository for multiple family members to load and store family memorabilia. The memorabilia may be in the format of images, text, sound ...
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Android app for fine gestion of internet rights

I'm looking for a software that would monitor and control my bandwidth usage under android. What's important to me is that: It separates WiFi and data from my carrier. It allows me to allocate a ...
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What programming language should I use to generate word lists of Google Ngram raw data

I want to download a portion of data from Google Ngram's corpora and run tests. The data will likely approach 500 gigs (which would almost fill up my hard drive...) I normally use Excel VBA for this ...
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Backup/restore data multiple sets of data for selected Android apps

I'm seeking recommendations for an Android app that will backup/restore data for selected apps and maintain multiple versions of the data. The paid version of Titanium Backup does this, but I'm ...
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Scanning multiple choices answers from paper

I want to create a form that asks: How much do you agree with the following sentences: "Policy X is good" Disagree - Agree {Box1} {Box2} {Box3} {Box4} {Box5} "Policy Y is good" Disagree - ...
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Looking for alternative to email for sending automated weather alerts

We have a website that monitors weather conditions. A cron job runs frequently, which generates alerts if it's too windy/hot/whatever. We already have all this running with alerts being sent by email, ...
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Database Reporting Software - no SQL skills

I am looking to find the a tool that lets end users with no database knowledge and SQL experience the capability to create reports that provide both raw data and aggregate information. Requirements ...
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Online data storage solution for large files

I have two VeraCrypt containers totaling 5.3tb (3tb and 2.3tb) which I would like to copy to an external location (cloud storage, rented data center space or similar), in case of local loss of data. I ...
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Software to plot and pan/zoom to analyse

I have a couple days worth of pressure and temperature data from several sensors that I would like to analyse by plotting all of the data in one graph. The reason I would like to see all of it is to ...
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Where to find free live streaming data, any format? [closed]

My company wants to set up an environment so employees can play with the new streaming data tools, like Storm and Spark. For this we would like to have Streaming data to feed to users. We could fake ...
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Splitting a KML file by year / location

I have a large KML file containing enough data to cause most programs including Google Earth to have problems. I would like to divide it by year. However, if it could detect when I left my home city,...
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Recover deleted data [closed]

I've been searching for free or paid data recovery software that is flexible enough to recover only specified folders/subfolders/files deleted after a specified date. Does anyone have recommendations?
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Recommendations for Technology Stacks Needed to Build a Feature Store?

I am in the process of designing a simple but robust and scalable feature store architecture. So far, I've built a framework for creating custom feature pipelines in Scikit-Learn. Ideally, I want the ...
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Great scraping tools/ data mining tools for bulk of websites, extracting few emails from each?

I have been looking for good open source tools / softwares that can read certain patterns and scrape a bulk of provided websites... My use case is like this: I have a list of ~900 company websites ...
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Analyze Websites for Key Words

I'd like to analyze Github and other websites for the prevelancy of certain key words. How would I go about doing this? The solution must be able to complete the following: Check for the occurrence ...
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Prepare dataset in CSV for machine learning?

I have a dataset consisting of CSV files (weather data). My issue is to clean the wrong values or empty values before using the dataset for machine learning. Right now I have to copy by hand the data ...
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NodeJS package to generate correlated data?

I am looking to create a synthetic database and for that I need to generate some ordinal data that has a correlation, say 0.5. I have seen packages in R to generate correlated ordinal data based on ...
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An Open Source or paid tool to generate mock data for unit testing, performance testing and mocking production data

I am looking for a data generation tool that can generate large amounts of data with following requirements. Ability to configure type of data that needs to be generated -- Data has lot of ...
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Software to get FOREX data in CSV format

Could you guys recommend me a software that can: Download today's FOREX data only. Forex Currencies must contain Peso, Yen, Chinese yuan (Please correct me if I'm wrong), Euro. (If it can be modified,...
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What software can one use to create a data graph out of a website?

i want to extract all the data from a website, and the data is rendered as a data graph. So how can i go about extracting it and saving to an excel or database?