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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

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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. ...

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SAS 9.4 ODS Graphics, 2nd Edition

SAS 9.4 ODS Graphics, 2nd Edition

By: SAS Documentation

Publisher: SAS Institute

Publication Date: 17-DEC-2013

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Provides comprehensive reference information for the statistical graphics (SG) family of procedures. These procedures include the SGPANEL, SGPLOT, SGSCATTER, SGDESIGN, and SGRENDER procedures. These procedures use ODS Graphics functionality to produce plots for exploratory data analysis and customized statistical displays. ...

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JMP 11 Scripting Guide, Second Edition, 2nd Edition

JMP 11 Scripting Guide, Second Edition

By: SAS Institute

Publisher: SAS Institute

Publication Date: 12-FEB-2014

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Scripting Guide provides details for taking advantage of the powerful JMP Scripting Language (JSL). Learn how to write and debug scripts, manipulate data tables, construct display boxes, create JMP applications, and more. ...

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Using JMP 11, Second Edition, 2nd Edition

Using JMP 11, Second Edition

By: SAS Institute

Publisher: SAS Institute

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Using JMP 11 shows you how to perform common tasks such as importing data, setting column properties, exporting analyses as graphics or HTML, and modifying JMP preferences. Details about connecting to SAS and working in the Formula Editor are also provided. ...

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JMP 11 JSL Syntax Reference, Second Edition, 2nd Edition

JMP 11 JSL Syntax Reference, Second Edition

By: SAS Institute

Publisher: SAS Institute

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The JMP 11 JSL Syntax Reference focuses on functions and their arguments, and messages that you send to objects and display boxes. Notes and examples are included. ...

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Thinking with Data

Thinking with Data

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Publisher: O'Reilly Media, Inc.

Publication Date: 24-JAN-2014

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Understanding how to turn numbers into usable insights is a significant challenge for those who work with data on a daily basis. Thinking with Data provides a concise framework and key insights to help data people uncover the real problem to be solved as well as how to approach, organize, and analyze potential results. By drawing from rhetoric studies, design thinking, and his data strategy consultancy experience, author Max Shron shows you how focusing on the whywill help you create usable insights from your company's data jumble....

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Base SAS 9.4 Procedures Guide, 2nd Edition

Base SAS 9.4 Procedures Guide, 2nd Edition

By: SAS Documentation

Publisher: SAS Institute

Publication Date: 17-DEC-2013

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Provides complete documentation of the Base SAS statistical procedures (CORR, FREQ, and UNIVARIATE), including introductory examples, syntax, computational details, and advanced examples. ...

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Pro Microsoft HDInsight: Hadoop on Windows

Pro Microsoft HDInsight: Hadoop on Windows

By: Debarchan Sarkar

Publisher: Apress

Publication Date: 18-FEB-2014

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Pro Microsoft HDInsight is a complete guide to deploying and using Apache Hadoop on the Microsoft Windows Azure Platforms. The information in this book enables you to process enormous volumes of structured as well as non-structured data easily using HDInsight, which is Microsoft's own distribution of Apache Hadoop. Furthermore, the blend of Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) and Platform as a Service (PaaS) offerings available through Windows Azure lets you take advantage of Hadoop's processing power without the worry of creating, configuring, maintaining, or managing your own...

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A Step-by-Step Approach to Using SAS for Factor Analysis and Structural Equation Modeling, Second Edition, 2nd Edition

A Step-by-Step Approach to Using SAS for Factor Analysis and Structural Equation Modeling, Second Edition

By: Norm O'Rourke; Larry Hatcher

Publisher: SAS Institute

Publication Date: 23-MAR-2013

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This easy-to-understand guide makes SEM accessible to all users. This second edition contains new material on sample-size estimation for path analysis and structural equation modeling. In a single user-friendly volume, students and researchers will find all the information they need in order to master SAS basics before moving on to factor analysis, path analysis, and other advanced statistical procedures. ...

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It's Not the Size of the Data -- It's How You Use It

It's Not the Size of the Data -- It's How You Use It

By: Koen Pauwels

Publisher: AMACOM

Publication Date: 26-MAR-2014

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Brand tracking, CRM programs, trade shows, online behavior tracking, satisfaction studies. Mounds of marketing metrics are generated across touchpoints and channels. It can be information overload--too much, too scattered. But locked in the vast quantity of information are accurate, data-driven answers to every marketing question. Analytic dashboards are transformative web-based tools that gather, syn the size, and visually display essential data in real time, directly connecting marketing with performance. World renowned marketing expert Koen Pauwels supplies a simple yet rigorous...