In the second edition of this practical book, four Cloudera data scientists present a set of self-contained patterns for performing large-scale data analysis with Spark. The authors bring Spark, statistical methods, and real-world data sets together to teach you how to approach analytics problems by..
PostgreSQL is arguably the most powerful open-source relational database system. It has grown from academic research beginnings into a functionally-rich, standards-compliant, and enterprise-ready database used by organizations all over the world. And it's completely free to use.Beginning Databases w..
Foreword by Mark Stephen LaRow, Vice President of Products, MicroStrategy ``A unique and authoritative book that blends recent research developments with industry-level practices for researchers, students, and industry practitioners.`` Il-Yeol Song, Professor, College of Information Science and Tech..
Looking for one central source where you can learn key findings on machine learning? Deep Learning: A Practitioner's Approach provides developers and data scientists with the most practical information available on the subject, including deep learning theory, best practices, and use cases.Authors Ad..
Every enterprise application creates data, whether it's log messages, metrics, user activity, outgoing messages, or something else. And how to move all of this data becomes nearly as important as the data itself. If you're an application architect, developer, or production engineer new to Apache Kaf..
When ``metadata`` became breaking news, appearing in stories about surveillance by the National Security Agency, many members of the public encountered this once-obscure term from information science for the first time. Should people be reassured that the NSA was ``only`` collecting metadata about p..
Updated for Access 2016 and based on the bestselling editions from previous versions, Microsoft Access 2016 Programming by Example with VBA, XML and ASP is a practical how-to book on Access programming, suitable for readers already proficient with the Access user interface (UI). If you are looking t..
As part of the Pocket Primer series, this book was designed for someone like you who needs to master Access programming fundamentals without spending too much time. All you need is a short book to get you started. It will show you only the things you need to know to feel at home with VBA. What you l..
Essential Microsoft SQL Server 2012 Skills Made Easy Get up and running on Microsoft SQL Server 2012 in no time with help from this thoroughly revised, practical resource. Filled with real-world examples and hands-on exercises, Microsoft SQL Server 2012: A Beginner's Guide, Fifth Edition starts by e..
The only Oracle Press guide to MySQL Workbench explains how to design and model MySQL databases. MySQL Workbench Data Modeling and Development helps developers learn how to effectively use this powerful product for database modeling, reverse engineering, and interaction with the database without wri..
Master Oracle Database 12c Release 2 testing and tuningSeamlessly transition to Oracle Database 12c Release 2 and achieve peak performance using the step-by-step instruction and best practices contained in this Oracle Press guide. Written by a team of Oracle ACEs, Oracle Database 12c Release 2 Testi..
Why have developers at places like Facebook and Twitter increasingly turned to graph databases to manage their highly connected big data? The short answer is that graphs offer superior speed and flexibility to get the job done. It's time you added skills in graph databases to your toolkit. In Practi..
Looking for complete instructions on manipulating, processing, cleaning, and crunching structured data in Python? The second edition of this hands-on guide--updated for Python 3.6 and the latest versions of NumPy, IPython, Jupyter, and pandas in 2017--is packed with practical cases studies that show..
Turn your R code into packages that others can easily download and use. This practical book shows you how to bundle reusable R functions, sample data, and documentation together by applying author Hadley Wickham's package development philosophy. In the process, you'll work with devtools, roxygen, an..
What is SAP BW/4HANA? More importantly, what can it do for you? Between these pages, you'll explore the answers to these questions, from simplified data models and SAP BW/4HANA Analytics to automated data lifecycle management. You'll find step-by-step instructions for installation and setup, a guide..