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IBM DB2 11 for z/OS Performance Topics

IBM DB2 11 for z/OS Performance Topics

By: Paolo Bruni; Brian Baggett; Jeffrey Berger; Neena Cherian; Nguyen Dao; David Dossantos; Akiko Hoshikawa; Maggie Jin; Gopal Krishnan; Ping Liang; Cristian Molaro; Todd Munk; Mai Nguyen; Tomokazu Ohtsu; Bharat Verma; Lingyun Wang; Dan Weis; Chung Wu; David Zhang

Publisher: IBM Redbooks

Publication Date: 25-JUL-2014

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IBM® DB2® 10 for z/OS® provided a strong performance improvement that drove great value for IBM clients. DB2 11 for z/OS continues the trend by focusing on further CPU savings and performance improvement through innovations within DB2 and the synergy with IBM System z® hardware and software. Most of CPU reductions are built in directly to DB2, requiring no application changes. Enhancements often take effect after the REBIND in the case of static applications, while some enhancements require user actions such as Data Definition Language (DDL) updates. DB2 11 CPU reduction can potentially...

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MongoDB High Availability

MongoDB High Availability

By: Afshin Mehrabani

Publisher: Packt Publishing

Publication Date: 24-JUL-2014

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Design and implement a highly available server using the latest features of MongoDB Improve response time by profiling and indexing on large databases Configure a Replica set network from scratch using a real-world example Step-by-step guide to setting up and learning about the latest MongoDB components and features to perform clustering and sharding In Detail MongoDB is one of the pioneers in implementing the NoSQL concept by using "Document" as the infrastructure to save and restore data from a database. Using MongoDB in high pressure situations needs a predefined...

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Data-Intensive Computing

Data-Intensive Computing

By: Ian Gorton; Deborah K. Gracio

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Publication Date: 29-OCT-2012

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The world is awash with digital data from social networks, blogs, business, science and engineering. Data-intensive computing facilitates understanding of complex problems that must process massive amounts of data. Through the development of new classes of software, algorithms and hardware, data-intensive applications can provide timely and meaningful analytical results in response to exponentially growing data complexity and associated analysis requirements. This emerging area brings many challenges that are different from traditional high-performance computing. This reference for...

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Data Mining and Analysis

Data Mining and Analysis

By: Mohammed J. Zaki; Wagner Meira Jr

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Publication Date: 28-FEB-2014

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The fundamental algorithms in data mining and analysis form the basis for the emerging field of data science, which includes automated methods to analyze patterns and models for all kinds of data, with applications ranging from scientific discovery to business intelligence and analytics. This textbook for senior undergraduate and graduate data mining courses provides a broad yet in-depth overview of data mining, integrating related concepts from machine learning and statistics. The main parts of the book include exploratory data analysis, pattern mining, clustering, and classification. The...

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Multiple Imputation of Missing Data Using SAS

Multiple Imputation of Missing Data Using SAS

By: Patricia Berglund; Steven G. Heeringa

Publisher: SAS Institute

Publication Date: 01-JUL-2014

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Find guidance on using SAS for multiple imputation and solving common missing data issues. Multiple Imputation of Missing Data Using SAS provides both theoretical background and constructive solutions for those working with incomplete data sets in an engaging example-driven format. It offers practical instruction on the use of SAS for multiple imputation and provides numerous examples that use a variety of public release data sets with applications to survey data. Written for users with an intermediate background in SAS programming and statistics, this book is an excellent resource for...

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PostgreSQL 9 High Availability Cookbook

PostgreSQL 9 High Availability Cookbook

By: Shaun M. Thomas

Publisher: Packt Publishing

Publication Date: 17-JUL-2014

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Over 100 recipes to design and implement a highly available server with the advanced features of PostgreSQL Create a PostgreSQL cluster that stays online even when disaster strikes Avoid costly downtime and data loss that can ruin your business Perform data replication and monitor your data with hands-on industry-driven recipes and detailed step-by-step explanations In Detail PostgreSQL, often known as simply "Postgres", is an object-relational database management system (ORDBMS) with an emphasis on extensibility and standards-compliance. From hardware selection to...

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Risk-Based Monitoring and Fraud Detection in Clinical Trials Using JMP and SAS

Risk-Based Monitoring and Fraud Detection in Clinical Trials Using JMP and SAS

By: Richard C. Zink

Publisher: SAS Institute

Publication Date: 01-JUL-2014

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Improve efficiency while reducing costs in clinical trials with centralized monitoring techniques using JMP and SAS. International guidelines recommend that clinical trial data should be actively reviewed or monitored; the well-being of trial participants and the validity and integrity of the final analysis results are at stake. Traditional interpretation of this guidance for pharmaceutical trials has led to extensive on-site monitoring, including 100% source data verification. On-site review is time consuming, expensive (estimated at up to a third of the cost of a clinical trial), prone...

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JIRA 6.x Administration Cookbook

JIRA 6.x Administration Cookbook

By: Patrick Li

Publisher: Packt Publishing

Publication Date: 10-JUL-2014

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Over 100 hands-on recipes to help you efficiently administer, customize, and extend your JIRA 6 implementation Make JIRA adapt to your organization and process flow Gather and display the right information from users with customized forms and layouts Extend the capabilities of JIRA with add-ons, scripts, and integrations with other popular applications and cloud platforms In Detail Atlassian JIRA is an enterprise issue tracker system. One of its key strengths is its ability to adapt to the needs of an organization, from the frontend user interface, to providing a...

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Data Mining and Analysis in the Engineering Field

Data Mining and Analysis in the Engineering Field

By: Vishal Bhatnagar

Publisher: IGI Global

Publication Date: 31-MAY-2014

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Particularly in the fields of software engineering, virtual reality, and computer science, data mining techniques play a critical role in the success of a variety of projects and endeavors. Understanding the available tools and emerging trends in this field is an important consideration for any organization. Data Mining and Analysis in the Engineering Field explores current research in data mining, including the important trends and patterns and their impact in fields such as software engineering. With a focus on modern techniques as well as past experiences, this vital reference work will be...

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Git kurz & gut, 2nd Edition

Git kurz & gut, 2nd Edition

By: Sven Riedel

Publisher: O'Reilly Verlag

Publication Date: 08-JUL-2014

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Git ist ein verteiltes Versionsverwaltungssystem, das von dem Linux-Entwickler Linus Torvalds entwickelt wurde. Git kurz&gut führt in die Arbeit mit Git ein, erläutert die Installation und Konfiguration und zeigt an praxisnahen Beispielen die Arbeit mit dem Versionsverwaltungssystem auf. Die Arbeit mit den Git GUI Tools wird in einem weiteren Kapitel aufgezeigt. Ein Kapitel über den Hosting-Dienst Github runden die praktische Befehlsreferenz ab....

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Praxiswissen TYPO3 CMS 6.2, 7th Edition

Praxiswissen TYPO3 CMS 6.2, 7th Edition

By: Robert Meyer

Publisher: O'Reilly Verlag

Publication Date: 08-JUL-2014

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Der große Erfolg der vorangegangenen sechs Auflagen beweist: Ein wirklich komplexes Content Management-System wie TYPO3 lässt sich auch für Programmier-Neulinge verständlich erklären. Zahlreiche Leserkommentare bestätigen, wie leicht mit diesem Buch der Einstieg in TYPO3 gelingt. Insbesondere wird gelobt, dass es sehr praxisnah ist und für ein Einsteigerbuch eine große Bandbreite an Themen behandelt. Praxiswissen TYPO3 CMS vermittelt das komplette Handwerkszeug, um Websites mit TYPO3 erfolgreich einzurichten und zu optimieren. Für die 7. Auflage wurde der Bestseller auf die TYPO3-Version 6.2...

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TYPO3 CMS Handbuch für Redakteure, 4th Edition

TYPO3 CMS Handbuch für Redakteure, 4th Edition

By: Christoph Klümpel; Martin Holtz; Pascal Hinz; André Steiling

Publisher: O'Reilly Verlag

Publication Date: 08-JUL-2014

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TYPO3 hat Webredakteuren viel zu bieten - intuitive Bedienbarkeit, eine übersichtliche Oberfläche und jede Menge hilfreiche Editing-Features. Dieses TYPO3-Handbuch zeigt Ihnen, wie Sie Ihren Content webtauglich aufbereiten und in die TYPO3-Struktur einbauen. In einem Schnelleinstieg erfahren Sie zunächst, wie TYPO3 tickt, so dass Sie sofort mit der Arbeit starten können. Dann folgen alle für den Redakteur relevanten TYPO3-Themen wie der Rich Text Editor, TYPO3-Module und Seitentypen, die wichtigsten Extensions für Redakteure, das Taskcenter, DAM oder Workspaces. Da Redakteure oft auch...

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Hadoop Application Architectures

Hadoop Application Architectures

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Publisher: O'Reilly Media, Inc.

Publication Date: 15-APR-2015

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Get expert guidance on architecting end-to-end data management solutions with Apache Hadoop. While many sources explain how to use various components in the Hadoop ecosystem, this practical book takes you through architectural considerations necessary to tie those components together into a complete tailored application, based on your particular use case. You'll also get detailed examples of architecture used in some of the most commonly found Hadoop applications....

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Information Governance Principles and Practices for a Big Data Landscape

Information Governance Principles and Practices for a Big Data Landscape

By: Chuck Ballard; Cindy Compert; Tom Jesionowski; Ivan Milman; Bill Plants; Barry Rosen; Harald Smith

Publisher: IBM Redbooks

Publication Date: 31-MAR-2014

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This IBM® Redbooks® publication describes how the IBM Big Data Platform provides the integrated capabilities that are required for the adoption of Information Governance in the big data landscape. As organizations embark on new use cases, such as Big Data Exploration, an enhanced 360 view of customers, or Data Warehouse modernization, and absorb ever growing volumes and variety of data with accelerating velocity, the principles and practices of Information Governance become ever more critical to ensure trust in data and help organizations overcome the inherent risks and achieve the wanted...

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Experiences with Oracle Database 12c Release 1 on Linux on System z

Experiences with Oracle Database 12c Release 1 on Linux on System z

By: Mike Ebbers; Kathryn Arrell; Sam Amsavelu; Gaylan Braselton; Terry Elliott; Leon Rich; Barton Robinson; David Simpson

Publisher: IBM Redbooks

Publication Date: 13-MAY-2014

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Oracle Database 12c Release 1 is now supported on Linux on IBM® System z®. This platform offers many advantages to customers who rely upon the IBM mainframe systems to run their businesses. Linux on System z takes advantage of the qualities of service in the System z hardware and in IBM z/VM®, making it a robust industrial strength version of Linux. This provides an excellent platform for hosting Oracle solutions that run in an enterprise. This IBM Redbooks® publication shares experiences that are gained while installing and testing Oracle Database 12c Release 1: Recommendations...

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Financial Transaction Manager Technical Overview

Financial Transaction Manager Technical Overview

By: Craig Bryce; Sean Dunne; Prasad Edlabadkar; Peter McGrath; Sandesh Udupa

Publisher: IBM Redbooks

Publication Date: 21-MAR-2014

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Dramatic forces of change continue to sweep the financial services industry. The age of the empowered customer is here and are changing the way financial products are delivered, sold, and serviced, which are making relationships more complex than ever. The explosion of data and intense competition, which is combined with slow or inconsistent economic conditions, makes it imperative for financial institutions to find new and cost effective ways to increase market share, renew customer trust, and drive profitable growth. In this new business environment, the transaction processing arm of the...

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Architecting and Deploying IBM DB2 with BLU Acceleration in Your Analytical Environment

Architecting and Deploying IBM DB2 with BLU Acceleration in Your Analytical Environment

By: Whei-Jen Chen; Brigitte Blaser; Aidan Craddock; Polly Lau; Cong Lin; Kushal Munir; Martin Schlegel; Alexander Zietlow

Publisher: IBM Redbooks

Publication Date: 19-JUN-2014

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IBM® DB2® with BLU Acceleration is a revolutionary technology that is delivered in DB2 for Linux, UNIX, and Windows Release 10.5. BLU Acceleration delivers breakthrough performance improvements for analytic queries by using dynamic in-memory columnar technologies. Different from other vendor solutions, BLU Acceleration allows the unified computing of online transaction processing (OLTP) and analytics data inside a single database, therefore, removing barriers and accelerating results for users. With observed hundredfold improvement in query response time, BLU Acceleration provides a simple,...

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IBM i and IBM Storwize Family: A Practical Guide to Usage Scenarios

IBM i and IBM Storwize Family: A Practical Guide to Usage Scenarios

By: Sabine Jordan; Mario Kisslinger; Rodrigo Jungi Suzuki

Publisher: IBM Redbooks

Publication Date: 22-APR-2014

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The use of external storage and the benefits of virtualization became a topic of discussion in the IBM® i area during the last several years. The question tends to be, what are the advantages of the use of external storage that is attached to an IBM i environment as opposed to the use of internal storage. The use of IBM PowerVM® virtualization technology to virtualize Power server processors and memory also became common in IBM i environments. However, virtualized access to external storage and network resources by using a VIO server is still not widely used. This IBM Redbooks® publication...

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IBM Information Governance Solutions

IBM Information Governance Solutions

By: Chuck Ballard; John Baldwin; Alex Baryudin; Gary Brunell; Christopher Giardina; Marc Haber; Erik A O'neill; Sandeep Shah

Publisher: IBM Redbooks

Publication Date: 04-APR-2014

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Managing information within the enterprise has always been a vital and important task to support the day-to-day business operations and to enable analysis of that data for decision making to better manage and grow the business for improved profitability. To do all that, clearly the data must be accurate and organized so it is accessible and understandable to all who need it. That task has grown in importance as the volume of enterprise data has been growing significantly (analyst estimates of 40 - 50% growth per year are not uncommon) over the years. However, most of that data has been what...

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IBM Watson Content Analytics: Discovering Actionable Insight from Your Content

IBM Watson Content Analytics: Discovering Actionable Insight from Your Content

By: Wei-Dong (Jackie) Zhu; Bob Foyle; Daniel Gagné; Vijay Gupta; Josemina Magdalen; Amarjeet S Mundi; Tetsuya Nasukawa; Mark Paulis; Jane Singer; Martin Triska

Publisher: IBM Redbooks

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IBM® Watson™ Content Analytics (Content Analytics) Version 3.0 (formerly known as IBM Content Analytics with Enterprise Search (ICAwES)) helps you to unlock the value of unstructured content to gain new actionable business insight and provides the enterprise search capability all in one product. Content Analytics comes with a set of tools and a robust user interface to empower you to better identify new revenue opportunities, improve customer satisfaction, detect problems early, and improve products, services, and offerings. To help you gain the most benefits from your unstructured content,...