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Virtualizing Hadoop

Virtualizing Hadoop

By: George Trujillo; Charles Kim; Steve Jones

Publisher: VMware Press

Publication Date: 25-DEC-2014

Insert Date: 02-APR-2014

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This is the Rough Cut version of the printed book. This is the only complete foundational guide to virtualizing Hadoop and deploying it in the cloud. The authors demystify all aspects of virtualizing Hadoop at scale, empowering DBAs, BI specialists, integrators, architects, and managers to deploy quickly and achieve outstanding performance. Virtualizing Hadoop combines exceptional clarity for Hadoop newcomers with realistic examples for building deep technical skill. Drawing on their immense experience, the authors identify specific obstacles and challenges in virtualizing Hadoop, helping...

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IBM System Storage DS8000: Architecture and Implementation

IBM System Storage DS8000: Architecture and Implementation

By: Axel Westphal; Bertrand Dufrasne; Juan Brandenburg; Jana Jamsek; Kai Jehnen; Steven Joseph; Massimo Olivieri; Ulrich Rendels; Mario Rodriguez

Publisher: IBM Redbooks

Publication Date: 16-NOV-2012

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This IBM Redbooks® publication describes the concepts, architecture, and implementation of the IBM System Storage® DS8700 and DS8800 storage systems. The book provides reference information to assist readers who need to plan for, install, and configure the DS8700 and DS8800. The DS8700 includes IBM POWER6-based controllers. The IBM System Storage DS8800 is the most advanced model in the IBM DS8000 lineup and is equipped with IBM POWER6+ based controllers. Both systems feature a dual 2-way or dual 4-way processor complex implementation. They also feature enhanced 8 Gpbs device adapters and...

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Subsystem and Transaction Monitoring and Tuning with DB2 11 for z/OS

Subsystem and Transaction Monitoring and Tuning with DB2 11 for z/OS

By: Paolo Bruni; Felipe Bortoletto; Adrian Burke; Cathy Drummond; Yasuhiro Ohmori

Publisher: IBM Redbooks

Publication Date: 28-FEB-2014

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This IBM® Redbooks® publication discusses in detail the facilities of DB2® for z/OS®, which allow complete monitoring of a DB2 environment. It focuses on the use of the DB2 instrumentation facility component (IFC) to provide monitoring of DB2 data and events and includes suggestions for related tuning. We discuss the collection of statistics for the verification of performance of the various components of the DB2 system and accounting for tracking the behavior of the applications. We have intentionally omitted considerations for query optimization; they are worth a separate...

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Storage and Network Convergence Using FCoE and iSCSI

Storage and Network Convergence Using FCoE and iSCSI

By: Sangam Racherla; Silvio Erdenberger; Harish Rajagopal; Kai Ruth

Publisher: IBM Redbooks

Publication Date: 31-JAN-2014

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Along with servers and networking infrastructure, networked storage is one of the fundamental components of a modern data center. Because storage networking has evolved over the past two decades, the industry has settled on the basic storage networking technologies. These technologies are Fibre Channel (FC) storage area networks (SANs), Internet Small Computer System Interface (iSCSI)-based Ethernet attachment, and Ethernet-based network-attached storage (NAS). Today, lossless, low-latency, high-speed FC SANs are viewed as the high-performance option for networked storage. iSCSI and NAS are...

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DB2 Administration Solution Pack for z/OS: Streamlining DB2 for z/OS Database Administration

DB2 Administration Solution Pack for z/OS: Streamlining DB2 for z/OS Database Administration

By: Paolo Bruni; Tom Crocker; Elaine Morelli; Richard Schaufuss

Publisher: IBM Redbooks

Publication Date: 27-AUG-2013

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IBM® DB2® tools for z/OS® support and exploit the most current versions of DB2 for z/OS. These tools are integral for the administration of the DB2 for z/OS environment and optimization of data performance. DB2 Administration Solution Pack for z/OS V1.1 (5697-DAM) offers features, functions, and processes that database administrators (DBAs) can use to more effectively and efficiently manage DB2 environments. DB2 Administration Solution Pack for z/OS is composed of the following tools: IBM DB2 Administration Tool for z/OS IBM DB2 Object Comparison Tool for...

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Oracle ADF Faces Cookbook

Oracle ADF Faces Cookbook

By: Amr Gawish

Publisher: Packt Publishing

Publication Date: 26-MAR-2014

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Over 80 hands-on recipes covering a variety of ADF Faces components to help you create stunning user experiences Get to know what’s new in the latest version of ADF Faces 12c Master ADF Skinning to rapidly create exceptional user experiences Create scalable, reactive applications using ADF Faces In Detail Oracle ADF is an ADF view framework that consists of over 150 Ajax-enabled JavaServer Faces (JSF) components. It is comparable to the jQuery User Interface library as it helps developers to build exciting User Interfaces for Java EE apps. Oracle ADF Faces 12c can be...

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Activiti 5.x Business Process Management Beginner's Guide

Activiti 5.x Business Process Management Beginner's Guide

By: Dr. Zakir Laliwala; Irshad Mansuri

Publisher: Packt Publishing

Publication Date: 26-MAR-2014

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A practical guide to designing and developing BPMN-based business processes Detailed coverage of the various BPM notations used for business process development. Learn how to implement business processes based on real world examples. Understand how to deploy workflows using process engine APIs. Create Advance workflows using BPM Notations. Learn how to use Activiti BPM quickly and efficiently with practical examples and step-by-step instructions In Detail Activiti is a light-weight workflow and Business Process Management (BPM) platform targeted at business...

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Aster Data Database Administration

Aster Data Database Administration

By: Tom Coffing; Todd Wilson

Publisher: Coffing Publishing

Publication Date: 14-FEB-2014

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The Aster Data Database Administration book is the Swiss Army Knife for the DBA. This book describes almost every subject on Aster Data. The DBA will be able to utilize the Aster Data AMC to perform heavy Aster Data DBA functions, be able to perform Backups and Recoveries, understand how to create and design tables for maximum performance, setup the workload management, have advanced SQL and Analytic examples at their fingertips, and understand the complicated MapReduce capabilities of Aster Data. This book is nearly 800 pages of beautiful colored examples that no Aster Data DBA...

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Alfresco CMIS

Alfresco CMIS

By: Martin Bergljung

Publisher: Packt Publishing

Publication Date: 25-MAR-2014

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Everything you need to know to start coding integrations with a content management server such as Alfresco in a standard way Understand what is unique about Alfresco’’s CMIS implementation and put your learning into practice Talk to content management servers in a standard way with HTTP, XML, JSON, and CMIS Understand Enterprise Application Integration (EAI) with CMIS featuring Drupal and Mule ESB In Detail Content Management Servers (CMS) have been around for a very long time, both proprietary and open source ones, but there has not been a standard way of talking to...

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Step-by-step guidance for implementing an effective statewide longitudinal data system Every U.S. state faces challenges in its efforts to ensure the highest-quality education for students. To address these challenges, a growing number of states are establishing statewide longitudinal data systems (SLDSs), a data-rich system integrating relevant data about a student's education. Implementing Statewide Longitudinal Data Systems for Education presents a detailed and contextualized discussion of SLDSs, which will serve as a recipe for states that want to implement an SLDS, develop design...

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MariaDB Cookbook

MariaDB Cookbook

By: Daniel Bartholomew

Publisher: Packt Publishing

Publication Date: 20-MAR-2014

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Over 100 recipes to unlock the exclusive and unique features of Maria DB Enable performance-enhancing optimizations Connect to different databases and file formats Filled with clear step-by-step instructions that can be run on a live database In Detail MariaDB is a new database that has become very popular. It is easy to install and use, even on personal systems. It is evolving and expanding to meet the database needs of today, tomorrow, and into the future. MariaDB is a drop in replacement for MySQL it also has a lot of new features and performance enhancements that...

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Beginning Oracle SQL: for Oracle Database 12c, Third Edition

Beginning Oracle SQL: for Oracle Database 12c, Third Edition

By: Lex De Haan; Tim Gorman; Inger Jørgensen; Melanie Caffrey

Publisher: Apress

Publication Date: 11-MAR-2014

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Beginning Oracle SQL is your introduction to the interactive query tools and specific dialect of SQL used with Oracle Database. These tools include SQL*Plus and SQL Developer. SQL*Plus is the one tool any Oracle developer or database administrator can always count on, and it is widely used in creating scripts to automate routine tasks. SQL Developer is a powerful, graphical environment for developing and debugging queries. Oracle's is possibly the most valuable dialect of SQL from a career standpoint. Oracle's database engine is widely used in corporate environments worldwide. It is also...

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Reporting with Microsoft SQL Server 2012

Reporting with Microsoft SQL Server 2012

By: James Serra; Bill Anton

Publisher: Packt Publishing

Publication Date: 18-MAR-2014

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Learn to quickly create reports in SSRS and Power View as well as understand the best use of each reporting tool Empowers a highly visual design experience Increase productivity and proactive intelligence through operational or ad hoc reports Reporting with Microsoft SQL Server 2012 will cover all the features of SSRS and Power View and will provide a step-by-step lab activity to get you developing reports very quickly. You will learn the strengths and weaknesses of each tool so you understand the best tool to use for the various reporting scenarios you will encounter. In...

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Computational Intelligence in Business Analytics: Concepts, Methods, and Tools for Big Data Applications

Computational Intelligence in Business Analytics: Concepts, Methods, and Tools for Big Data Applications

By: Les Sztandera, Ph.D

Publisher: Pearson FT Press

Publication Date: 20-MAY-2014

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Use computational intelligence to drive more value from business analytics, overcome real-world uncertainties and complexities, and make better decisions. Drawing on his pioneering experience as an instructor and researcher, Dr. Les Sztandera thoroughly illuminates today's key computational intelligence tools, knowledge, and strategies for analysis, exploration, and knowledge generation. Sztandera demystifies artificial neural networks, genetic algorithms, and fuzzy systems, and guides you through using them to model, discover, and interpret new patterns that can't be found through...

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Embedding IBM Informix

Embedding IBM Informix

By: Whei-Jen Chen; Oluwatosin Ajayi; Mirav Kapadia; Alexander Koerner; Jacques Roy; Dick Snoke

Publisher: IBM Redbooks

Publication Date: 17-FEB-2011

Insert Date: 21-MAR-2014

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In this IBM® Redbooks® publication, we discuss and describe the capabilities for embedding Informix® into applications and software. We introduce the technological architecture and describe several of the functions and features that support Informix as a robust and powerful embeddable DBMS. Many of these features are unique in the industry today, enabling clients to create a business advantage. The Informix database server can support the requirements of an embeddable DBMS, and is doing so for many companies today. The low administration requirements of the Informix database server...

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IBM SmartCloud Storage Access V1.1 Configuration Cookbook

IBM SmartCloud Storage Access V1.1 Configuration Cookbook

By: Larry Coyne; Wang Di; Kumar Nachiketa; Sangho Lee; Yang Yi

Publisher: IBM Redbooks

Publication Date: 21-FEB-2013

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This IBM® Redbooks® publication will help you learn how to build a storage cloud with the IBM SmartCloud™ Storage Access solution, which consists of multiple hardware and software products including IBM Scale Out network Attached Storage (SONAS), IBM Storwize® V7000 Unified, IBM Tivoli® Storage Productivity Center, and more. To get you started, we cover the planning, installation, and configuration for each component. SmartCloud Storage Access is an IBM software product for storage cloud management that enables the cloud service with virtualization and automation. SCSA is the focal point to...

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Competitive Intelligence and Decision Problems

Competitive Intelligence and Decision Problems

By: Amos David

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

Publication Date: 15-AUG-2011

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The development of a research, teaching, or application of competitive (economic) intelligence requires a strategic and transverse vision in regards to related issues. It is essential to integrate the role of culture when interpreting results, either from the training of a specialist or in respect to a country or region. The authors of this book, members of an expert group supported by the CNRS in France, bring all of their talents together to create a comprehensive book that does just this and more. ...

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ODS Techniques

ODS Techniques

By: Kevin D. Smith

Publisher: SAS Institute

Publication Date: 01-MAR-2014

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Enhance your SAS ODS output with this collection of basic to novel ideas. SAS Output Delivery System (ODS) expert Kevin D. Smith has compiled a cookbook-style collection of his top ODS tips and techniques to teach you how to bring your reports to a new level and inspire you to see ODS in a new light. This collection of code techniques showcases some of the most interesting and unusual methods you can use to enhance your reports within the SAS Output Delivery System. It includes general ODS tips, as well as techniques for styles, enhancing tabular output, ODS HTML, ODS PDF, ODS Microsoft...

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SQL Queries for Mere Mortals®: A Hands-On Guide to Data Manipulation in SQL, Third Edition

SQL Queries for Mere Mortals®: A Hands-On Guide to Data Manipulation in SQL, Third Edition

By: John Viescas; Michael J. Hernandez

Publisher: Addison-Wesley Professional

Publication Date: 11-JUN-2014

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The #1 Easy, Common-Sense Guide to SQL Queries—Updated for Today’s Databases, Standards, and Challenges SQL Queries for Mere Mortals® has earned worldwide praise as the clearest, simplest tutorial on writing effective SQL queries. The authors have updated this hands-on classic to reflect new SQL standards and database applications and teach valuable new techniques. Step by step, John L. Viescas and Michael J. Hernandez guide you through creating reliable queries for virtually any modern SQL-based database. They demystify all aspects of SQL query writing, from simple data selection and...

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SAS 9.4 Language Reference:, 2nd Edition

SAS 9.4 Language Reference, Second Edition

By: SAS Institute

Publisher: SAS Institute

Publication Date: 17-DEC-2013

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Provides conceptual information for the Base SAS language. Major topics include SAS keywords and naming conventions, SAS variables and expressions, error processing and debugging, SAS data sets and files, creating and customizing output, DATA step concepts and DATA step processing, reading raw data, and creating and managing SAS libraries. ...