Foundations for Analytics with Python
If you’re like many of Excel’s 750 million users, you want to do more with your data—like repeating similar analyses over hundreds of files, or combining data in many files for analysis at one time. This practical guide shows ambitious non-programmers how to automate and scale the processing and analysis of data in...
Big Data SMACK: A Guide to Apache Spark, Mesos, Akka, Cassandra, and Kafka
Learn how to integrate full-stack open source big data architecture and to choose the correct technologyâScala/Spark, Mesos, Akka, Cassandra, and Kafkaâin every layer.
Big data architecture is becoming a requirement for many different enterprises. So far, however, the focus has largely been on collecting,...
Relational Database Programming: A Set-Oriented Approach
I want to share some thoughts from my experiences doing project-based work as an IT
contractor. Working as an IT contractor means taking on a mix of short- and long-term
projects. In a short-term project, you need to work on a specific task with a team of
developers, you need to solve a problem quickly, and then you are done with the...