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Head First SQL

Head First SQL

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Publisher: O'Reilly Media, Inc.

Publication Date: 28-AUG-2007

Insert Date: 06-SEP-2007

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Is your data dragging you down? Are your tables all tangled up? Well we've got the tools to teach you just how to wrangle your databases into submission. Using the latest research in neurobiology, cognitive science, and learning theory to craft a multi-sensory SQL learning experience, Head First SQL has a visually rich format designed for the way your brain works, not a text-heavy approach that puts you to sleep. Maybe you've written some simple SQL queries to interact with databases. But now you want more, you want to really dig into those databases and work...

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Version Control with Git, 2nd Edition

Version Control with Git, 2nd Edition

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Publisher: O'Reilly Media, Inc.

Publication Date: 17-AUG-2012

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Get up to speed on Git for tracking, branching, merging, and managing code revisions. Through a series of step-by-step tutorials, this practical guide takes you quickly from Git fundamentals to advanced techniques, and provides friendly yet rigorous advice for navigating the many functions of this open source version control system....

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Sams Teach Yourself SQL in 10 Minutes, Fourth Edition

Sams Teach Yourself SQL in 10 Minutes, Fourth Edition

By: Ben Forta

Publisher: Sams

Publication Date: 25-OCT-2012

Insert Date: 01-NOV-2012

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Sams Teach Yourself SQL in 10 Minutes, Fourth Edition New full-color code examples help you see how SQL statements are structured Whether you're an application developer, database administrator, web application designer, mobile app developer, or Microsoft Office users, a good working knowledge of SQL is an important part of interacting with databases. And Sams Teach Yourself SQL in 10 Minutes offers the straightforward, practical answers you need to help you do your job. Expert trainer and popular author Ben Forta teaches you just the parts of SQL you need to know–starting with simple...

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Machine Learning in Action

Machine Learning in Action

By: Peter Harrington

Publisher: Manning Publications

Publication Date: 28-APR-2012

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Summary Machine Learning in Action is a unique book that blends the foundational theories of machine learning with the practical realities of building tools for everyday data analysis. You'll use the flexible Python programming language to build programs that implement algorithms for data classification, forecasting, recommendations, and higher-level features like summarization and simplification. About this Book A machine is said to learn when its performance improves with experience. Learning requires algorithms and programs that capture data and ferret out the interesting or useful...

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Data Science for Business

Data Science for Business

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Publisher: O'Reilly Media, Inc.

Publication Date: 09-AUG-2013

Insert Date: 30-JUL-2013

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This broad, deep, but not-too-technical guide introduces you to the fundamental principles of data science and walks you through the "data-analytic thinking" necessary for extracting useful knowledge and business value from the data you collect. By learning data science principles, you will understand the many data-mining techniques in use today. More importantly, these principles underpin the processes and strategies necessary to solve business problems through data mining techniques....

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Data Mining for Business Intelligence, Second Edition uses real data and actual cases to illustrate the applicability of data mining (DM) intelligence in the development of successful business models. Featuring complimentary access to XLMiner®, the Microsoft Office Excel® add-in, this book allows readers to follow along and implement algorithms at their own speed, with a minimal learning curve. In addition, students and practitioners of DM techniques are presented with hands-on, business-oriented applications. An abundant amount of exercises and examples, now doubled in number in the second...

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Tera-Tom on Teradata Basics V12

Tera-Tom on Teradata Basics V12

By: Tera-Tom Coffing

Publisher: Coffing Publishing

Publication Date: 01-FEB-2011

Insert Date: 21-AUG-2011

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For everyone involved in a Teradata Data Warehouse this brilliant book will lay the fundamental out and become the building blocks of your warehouse expertise. ...

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Oracle® SQL by Example, Fourth Edition

Oracle® SQL by Example, Fourth Edition

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Publisher: Prentice Hall

Publication Date: 12-AUG-2009

Insert Date: 28-AUG-2009

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“The book...has enough depth for even a seasoned professional to pick up enough tips to pay back the price of the book many times over.” –Dr. Paul Dorsey, President, Dulcian, Inc., Oracle Magazine PL/SQL Developer of the Year 2007, and President Emeritus, New York Oracle Users Group  “This is a fascinating guide into the world of Oracle SQL with an abundance of well-collected examples. Without a doubt, this book is helpful to beginners and experts alike who seek alternative ways to resolve advanced scenarios.”–Oleg Voskoboynikov, Ph.D., Database Architect The World’s #1...

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Tera-Tom's 1000 page e-Book on Teradata

Tera-Tom's 1000 page e-Book on Teradata

By: Tera-Tom Coffing

Publisher: Coffing Publishing

Publication Date: 13-JUL-2012

Insert Date: 03-AUG-2012

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This book covers the Teradata Architecture with brilliant simplicity and every SQL command in detail! ...

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Getting Started with Business Analytics: Insightful Decision-Making

Getting Started with Business Analytics: Insightful Decision-Making

By: David Hardoon; Galit Shmueli

Publisher: Chapman and Hall/CRC

Publication Date: 26-MAR-2013

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Helping you make sound decisions based on hard data, this self-contained guide provides an integrated framework of data mining in business analytics. It explores the contents, capabilities, and applications of business analytics without assuming any prior knowledge or technical skills. The authors describe business analytics from a non-commercial standpoint, demystify the main concepts and terminologies, and give many examples of real-world applications. They take you on a journey through this data-rich world, showing you how to deploy business analytics solutions in your organization. ...

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Git Pocket Guide

Git Pocket Guide

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Publisher: O'Reilly Media, Inc.

Publication Date: 23-JUL-2013

Insert Date: 29-JUN-2013

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This pocket guide is the perfect on-the-job companion to Git, the distributed version control system. It provides a compact, readable introduction to Git for new users, as well as a reference to common commands and procedures for those of you with Git experience....

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Tera-Tom on Teradata SQL V12-V13

Tera-Tom on Teradata SQL V12-V13

By: Tera-Tom Coffing

Publisher: Coffing Publishing

Publication Date: 16-JUL-2011

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Want to know everything about Teradata SQL? This is the number one selling book on Teradata of all time. The clear and simple explanations covering all topics will vault you to an expert level in no time. ...

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MongoDB: The Definitive Guide, 2nd Edition

MongoDB: The Definitive Guide, 2nd Edition

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Publisher: O'Reilly Media, Inc.

Publication Date: 23-MAY-2013

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Manage the huMONGOus amount of data collected through your web application with MongoDB. This authoritative introduction—written by a core contributor to the project—shows you the many advantages of using document-oriented databases, and demonstrates how this reliable, high-performance system allows for almost infinite horizontal scalability....

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Agile Data Science

Agile Data Science

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Publisher: O'Reilly Media, Inc.

Publication Date: 28-OCT-2013

Insert Date: 14-FEB-2013

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Mining big data requires a deep investment in people and time. How can you be sure you’re building the right models? With this hands-on book, you’ll learn a flexible toolset and methodology for building effective analytics applications with Hadoop....

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Teradata Physical Database Design

Teradata Physical Database Design

By: Tera-Tom Coffing; Leah Nolander

Publisher: Coffing Publishing

Publication Date: 01-SEP-2013

Insert Date: 24-OCT-2013

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The design of the data warehouse is the most important aspect, so this book is a fantastic guide on exactly how to do just that. This book brilliantly touches on the important things a designer needs to do to build a world-class data warehouse. They will clearly understand the environment and all options to enhance the performance based on the design. This will teach you great detail in a high-level manor that really focuses clearly so you won't get bogged down with too much minutia. It will allow you to understand the important issues so you can make clear decisions. ...

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Data Smart: Using Data Science to Transform Information into Insight

Data Smart: Using Data Science to Transform Information into Insight

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Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

Publication Date: 04-NOV-2013

Insert Date: 14-JAN-2014

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Data Science gets thrown around in the press like it's magic. Major retailers are predicting everything from when their customers are pregnant to when they want a new pair of Chuck Taylors. It's a brave new world where seemingly meaningless data can be transformed into valuable insight to drive smart business decisions. But how does one exactly do data science? Do you have to hire one of these priests of the dark arts, the "data scientist," to extract this gold from your data? Nope. Data science is little more than using straight-forward steps to process raw data into actionable...

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Tera-Tom on Teradata Utilities V12-V13

Tera-Tom on Teradata Utilities V12-V13

By: Tera-Tom Coffing

Publisher: Coffing Publishing

Publication Date: 16-JUL-2011

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Teradata Utilities such as BTEQ, FastLoad, MultiLoad, TPump, and TPT can be difficult. Not any more because Tera-Tom makes these utilities simple to understand and use. ...

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The leading introductory book on data mining, fully updated and revised! When Berry and Linoff wrote the first edition of Data Mining Techniques in the late 1990s, data mining was just starting to move out of the lab and into the office and has since grown to become an indispensable tool of modern business. This new edition—more than 50% new and revised—is a significant update from the previous one, and shows you how to harness the newest data mining methods and techniques to solve common business problems. The duo of unparalleled authors share invaluable advice for improving response...

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Star Schema: The Complete Reference™

Star Schema: The Complete Reference™

By: Christopher Adamson

Publisher: McGraw-Hill

Publication Date: 30-JUL-2010

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The definitive guide to dimensional design for your data warehouse Learn the best practices of dimensional design. Star Schema: The Complete Reference offers in-depth coverage of design principles and their underlying rationales. Organized around design concepts and illustrated with detailed examples, this is a step-by-step guidebook for beginners and a comprehensive resource for experts. This all-inclusive volume begins with dimensional design fundamentals and shows how dimensional design fits into diverse data warehouse architectures, including those of W.H. Inmon and Ralph Kimball. The...

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Tableau 8: The Official Guide

Tableau 8: The Official Guide

By: George Peck

Publisher: McGraw-Hill

Publication Date: 20-AUG-2013

Insert Date: 04-OCT-2013

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Present a unified view of complex BI using the entire Tableau 8 toolkitCreate and distribute dynamic, feature-rich data visualizations and highly interactive BI dashboards—quickly and easily! Tableau 8: The Official Guide provides the hands-on instruction and best practices you need to meet your business intelligence objectives and drive better decision making. ...