I never understood the importance of writing until age 31. Can you believe that? The most strange part is I still know a lot of people who are close to me but they also don’t realize the importance of it even now and I am still not able to convince them. Let me tell you how and why I started writing. What made me write so badly that I started loving it.

I was struggling in my professional life and things are not getting better. I read a lot of things on the internet and everyone who is succeeding in…


This is not just any other year for India; 2019 is the year of India’s future because a new leader has to get elected. The leader can make India the world’s fastest growing economy or can diminish all the dreams of India’s progress. India is one of the biggest democratic countries in the world. It has the potential to also become the most powerful country with a leadership that would harness its capability.

In this 2019 National Election (lok-sabha election) there are 3 major parties participating. Two of them are old player in this game. The ones in “Congress” are…


Every human being once or even more than once in their lifetime dreams about a house which they can call their dream home. Every house is different just like we human beings. The question is: how can we draw on the data we have on the house to predict price of our dream home? In this project, we try to predict the house prices in Ames, Iowa with a hope that it can help future buyer for their dream home. We collected this Ames, Iowa dataset from Kaggle competition. This dataset was originally compiled by Dean De Cock for use…


Let me tell you a little background about this project. In 2021, I decided to learn AWS and implement lots of projects on AWS. The best part, in Dec-2020 itself, I took a yearly subscription of “A Cloud Guru” platform. I knew I am not going to go through lectures and labs only, this time, I will build some projects that I can showcase and relate to real-world scenarios. Right away, I found an awesome section on A Cloud Guru, #ACGProjects. Thats it, I started and this is going to be my first blog on step-by-step instructions that I followed…


Have you ever thought of building a simple but some insightful dashboard that can help someone to visualize and interpret the meaning behind data.

You came to the right spot. Thats exactly what we are going to do in this blog. I am going to provide you all the details and steps, so that you can also implement this project easily. Cost — $0.00. Yes, It’s also not going to cost you a single penny. Let’s get started.

What is this project?? It’s a weather monitoring system. This is a simple Data Pipeline (ETL) project that collects (E-extract) weather data…


Covid-19 is a once-in-a-lifetime situation and almost every human being on earth learned something new from this unprecedented situation and changed perspective towards life one way or the other. And this has become the most obvious data source for my data enthusiast out there.

Here I also participated in analyzing COVID-19 dataset provided by NYTimes and Johns Hopkins University.

Here is a dashboard snapshot from my project.

Let me begin by saying, how thrilled I am to finish up my project. I am preparing this blog in a way that will help anyone to understand the requirement of the project…


Image taken from AWS CDK official page

I recently attended an AWS training that explained pretty well how to utilize AWS Cloud Development Kit (CDK) to leverage the Infrastructure as Code (IAC) capabilities to next level.

I am completely blown away by the experience and ready to share with you all in a hope to help someone along the way.

If you have written AWS “cloudformation” template ever you can understand the pain of building 1000 lines of text file. That’s where CDK comes as remedy. Even if you have not, this is a great starting point to try AWS.

So, Whats AWS CDK? In a layman…


IMDB (Internet Movie Database) is an amazon company and it has one of the biggest dataset when its comes down to audio-video entertainment content, either it be Movies, TvSeries, or short films or documentaries.

A few days back I came to know about this CloudGuruChallenge that publish in October 2020. The goal of the project is to use any technology tools to analyze data and make some recommendation predictions, like course recommendation or movie recommendation or song recommendation, etc.

In this project I decided to use IMDB dataset to perform movie recommendation. Please continue this article to understand how I…

Neeraj Somani

Data Analytics Engineer, crossing paths in Data Science, Data Engineering and DevOps. Bringing you lots of exciting projects in the form of stories. Enjoy-Love.

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