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12 More Essential Skills for Software Architects

12 More Essential Skills for Software Architects

By: Dave Hendricksen

Publisher: Addison-Wesley Professional

Publication Date: 29-AUG-2014

Insert Date: 05-JUN-2014

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This is the Rough Cut version of the printed book. This indispensable new handbook focuses on 12 specific skills every software architect needs to succeed: skills involved in becoming a superior technologist and an outstanding technical champion in your organization. Ideal for both working and aspiring software architects, 12 More Essential Skills for Software Architects is the perfect complement and follow-up to Dave Hendricksen's previous book, 12 Essential Skills for Software Architects. In this new guide, Hendricksen focuses on three sets of skills that will have the greatest impact...

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Accumulo

Accumulo

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Publisher: O'Reilly Media, Inc.

Publication Date: 15-OCT-2014

Insert Date: 24-OCT-2013

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Get up to speed on Apache Accumulo, the flexible, high-performance key/value store created by the National Security Agency (NSA). Written by former NSA team members, this comprehensive tutorial and reference covers Accumulo architecture, application development, table design, and cell-level security....

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Adobe Flash Professional CC Classroom in a Book (2014 release)

Adobe Flash Professional CC Classroom in a Book (2014 release)

By: Russell Chun

Publisher: Adobe Press

Publication Date: 13-AUG-2014

Insert Date: 18-JUN-2014

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This is the Rough Cut version of the printed book. The fastest, easiest, most comprehensive way to learn Flash Professional CC (2014 release) Classroom in a Book®, the best-selling series of hands-on software training workbooks, offers what no other book or training program does–an official training series from Adobe Systems Incorporated, developed with the support of Adobe product experts. Adobe Flash Professional CC Classroom in a Book contains 10 lessons that cover the basics, providing countless tips and techniques to help you become more productive with the program. You can...

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Advanced Analytics Methodologies: Driving Business Value with Analytics

Advanced Analytics Methodologies: Driving Business Value with Analytics

By: Michele Chambers; Thomas Dinsmore

Publisher: Pearson FT Press

Publication Date: 23-SEP-2014

Insert Date: 01-JUL-2014

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This is the Rough Cut version of the printed book. Advanced Analytics Methodologies is today's definitive guide to analytics implementation for MBA and university-level business students and sophisticated practitioners. Its expanded, cutting-edge coverage helps readers systematically "jump the gap" between their organization's current analytical capabilities and where they need to be. Step by step, Michele Chambers and Thomas Dinsmore help readers customize a complete roadmap for implementing analytics that supports unique corporate strategies, aligns with specific corporate cultures, and...

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Advanced Android Application Development, Fourth Edition

Advanced Android Application Development, Fourth Edition

By: Joseph Annuzzi Jr.; Lauren Darcey; Shane Conder

Publisher: Addison-Wesley Professional

Publication Date: 14-NOV-2014

Insert Date: 14-JUN-2014

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This is the Rough Cut version of the printed book. Android Wireless Application Development has earned a reputation as the most useful real-world guide to building robust, commercial-grade Android apps. This is the next edition of Android Wireless Application Development, Volume II. Advanced Android Application Development, Fourth Edition, is the definitive guide to advanced commercial-grade Android development, updated for the latest Android SDK (KitKat). The book serves as a reference for the Android API. Advanced Android development topics are organized and presented in a clear and...

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AngularJS: Up and Running

AngularJS: Up and Running

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Publisher: O'Reilly Media, Inc.

Publication Date: 24-SEP-2014

Insert Date: 30-MAY-2014

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Develop smaller, lighter web apps that are simple to create and easy to test, extend, and maintain as they grow. This hands-on guide introduces you to AngularJS, the open source JavaScript framework that uses Model–view–controller (MVC) architecture, data binding, client-side templates, and dependency injection to create a much-needed structure for building web apps....

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Apache Solr 4 Enterprise Search Server

Apache Solr 4 Enterprise Search Server

By: David Smiley; Eric Pugh; Kranti Parisa; Matt Mitchell

Publisher: Packt Publishing

Publication Date: 14-APR-2014

Insert Date: 14-FEB-2014

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Enhance your search with faceted navigation, result highlighting, relevancy ranked sorting, and more with this complete guide to Apache Solr 4 Design a scheme to include text indexing details such as tokenization, stemming, and synonyms Tune Solr to make it search faster and achieve near real-time search Master the features and capabilities of Apache Solr to enhance your search In Detail Apache Solr is a fast, scalable, open source Enterprise search server built on Apache Lucene. Solr is wildly popular because it supports complex search criteria, faceting, result...

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Applied Petroleum Reservoir Engineering, Third Edition

Applied Petroleum Reservoir Engineering, Third Edition

By: Ronald E. Terry; J. Brandon Rogers

Publisher: Prentice Hall

Publication Date: 08-AUG-2014

Insert Date: 25-JUN-2014

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This is the Rough Cut version of the printed book. The Definitive Guide to Petroleum Reservoir Engineering–Now Fully Updated to Reflect New Technologies and Easier Calculation Methods Craft and Hawkins’ classic introduction to petroleum reservoir engineering is now fully updated for new technologies and methods, preparing students and practitioners to succeed in the modern industry. In Applied Petroleum Reservoir Engineering, Third Edition, renowned expert Ronald E. Terry and project engineer J. Brandon Rogers review the history of reservoir engineering, define key terms, carefully...

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Art of Application Performance Testing, 2nd Edition

Art of Application Performance Testing, 2nd Edition

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Publisher: O'Reilly Media, Inc.

Publication Date: 15-AUG-2014

Insert Date: 04-JUN-2014

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Learn a step-by-step approach to testing mission-critical applications for scalability and performance before they’re deployed. Packed with real-world examples and practical advice, this updated second edition teaches you the complete life cycle of the testing process, along with best practices to help you plan, gain approval for, coordinate, and conduct performance tests on your applications....

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Bayesian Methods for Hackers: Probabilistic Programming and Bayesian Methods

Bayesian Methods for Hackers: Probabilistic Programming and Bayesian Methods

By: Cameron Davidson-Pilon

Publisher: Addison-Wesley Professional

Publication Date: 18-JAN-2015

Insert Date: 26-JUN-2014

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This is the Rough Cut version of the printed book. The next generation of really difficult problems will be statistical, not deterministic: the solutions will be buried beneath layers of noise. Bayesian methods offer data scientists powerful flexibility in solving these brutally complex problems. However, Bayesian methods have traditionally required deep mastery of complicated math and advanced algorithms, placing them off-limits to many who could benefit from them. New technologies such as the Python PyMC library now make it possible to largely abstract Bayesian inference from deeper...

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Becoming a Better Programmer

Becoming a Better Programmer

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Publisher: O'Reilly Media, Inc.

Publication Date: 15-SEP-2014

Insert Date: 25-JUN-2014

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Pete Goodliffe, author of Code Craft, presents several lessons that will help you go beyond just being a good coder. You’ll learn how to become a better worker, a better team member, and even a better person. This is a book for people who care about code, who are passionate about the way they create it, and who want to do an even better job....

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Beyond Big Data: Using Social MDM to Drive Deep Customer Insight

Beyond Big Data: Using Social MDM to Drive Deep Customer Insight

By: Martin Oberhofer; Eberhard Hechler; Ivan Milman; Scott Schumacher; Dan Wolfson

Publisher: IBM Press

Publication Date: 03-OCT-2014

Insert Date: 03-JUL-2014

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This is the Rough Cut version of the printed book. In Beyond Big Data, leading IBM experts introduce revolutionary Social MDM techniques for integrating powerful insights from social media platforms with big data analytics – and using them to deliver intensely personalized customer experiences that go far beyond segmentation. The authors first introduce the concept of Social MDM, revealing what it can do, and explaining how it transcends conventional “big data” analytics. Building on this foundation, they introduce a complete Social MDM reference architecture. The authors thoroughly...

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Bioinformatics Data Skills

Bioinformatics Data Skills

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Publisher: O'Reilly Media, Inc.

Publication Date: 15-DEC-2014

Insert Date: 01-APR-2014

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Though many biologists begin bioinformatics training by learning Perl and R, but there’s a huge gap between solving small problems with messy scripts and analyzing large amounts of biological data. This practical book teaches the data skills you need to turn large sequencing datasets into reproducible and robust biological findings....

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Building Microservices

Building Microservices

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Publisher: O'Reilly Media, Inc.

Publication Date: 15-DEC-2014

Insert Date: 06-MAY-2014

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Over the past 10 years, distributed systems have become more fine-grained. From the large multi-million line long monolithic applications, we are now seeing the benefits of smaller self-contained services. Rather than heavy-weight, hard to change Service Oriented Architectures, we are now seeing systems consisting of collaborating microservices. Easier to change, deploy, and if required retire, organizations which are in the right position to take advantage of them are yielding significant benefits. This book takes an holistic view of the things you need to be cognizant of in order to pull...

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Building Proximity Applications with iBeacon

Building Proximity Applications with iBeacon

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Publisher: O'Reilly Media, Inc.

Publication Date: 15-SEP-2014

Insert Date: 15-MAY-2014

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Information on pinpoint locations can be extremely useful for mobile application developers, but that precise level of detail is difficult to achieve, especially indoors, where GPS signals and cellular service might be weak or unreachable. With this practical book, you’ll learn how to use iBeacons with your applications to determine a user’s location within a few inches and deliver timely, relevant information....

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Canvas LMS Course Design

Canvas LMS Course Design

By: Ryan John

Publisher: Packt Publishing

Publication Date: 24-MAR-2014

Insert Date: 14-FEB-2014

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Create an online, interactive experience for your students to explore with Canvas LMS Covering everything right from creating your first course to publishing and taking part Discover a whole new, interactive way for your students to learn and communicate Easily create, grade and discuss projects or assignments In Detail Canvas LMS is an open source Learning Management System (LMS) which offers an extensive and vibrant range of features to allow its users to create and manage online learning platforms for their students. We will take you from having no previous...

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CCIE Routing and Switching v5.0 Official Cert Guide, Volume 1, Fifth Edition

CCIE Routing and Switching v5.0 Official Cert Guide, Volume 1, Fifth Edition

By: Narbik Kocharians; Peter Paluch

Publisher: Cisco Press

Publication Date: 25-AUG-2014

Insert Date: 23-APR-2014

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This is the Rough Cut version of the printed book. CCIE Routing and Switching v5.0 Official Cert Guide, Volume 1 Fifth Edition CCIE Routing and Switching v5.0 Official Cert Guide, Volume 1, Fifth Edition from CiscoPress enables you to succeed on the exam the first time and is the only self-study resource approved by Cisco. Expert instructors Narbik Kocharians and Peter Palúch share preparation hints and test-taking tips, helping you identify areas of weakness and improve both your conceptual knowledge and hands-on skills. This first of two volumes covers LAN switching, IP networking,...

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Customizing Chef

Customizing Chef

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Publisher: O'Reilly Media, Inc.

Publication Date: 15-SEP-2014

Insert Date: 27-MAR-2014

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Learn how to customize Chef by examining the internal structure this configuration management tool and navigating its source code. This practical book also shows you how to integrate external tooling with Chef via the API, and takes a look at more advanced customization. By the time you finish this book, you'll have a thorough understanding of how Chef fits together and be able to position your customization in the most appropriate place....

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Data Science at the Command Line

Data Science at the Command Line

By: Jeroen Janssens

Publisher: O'Reilly Media, Inc.

Publication Date: 15-OCT-2014

Insert Date: 26-JUN-2014

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In this practical guide, you’ll learn how to leverage the power of the command line for doing data science. By combining small, yet powerful, command-line tools, you can quickly obtain, scrub, explore, and model your data. Even if you’re already comfortable processing data with R or Python, being able to integrate the command line into your existing workflow will make you a more efficient and productive data scientist....

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Deploying OpenStack, 2nd Edition

Deploying OpenStack, 2nd Edition

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Publisher: O'Reilly Media, Inc.

Publication Date: 15-AUG-2014

Insert Date: 01-NOV-2013

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Updated and expanded for the Havana release of OpenStack, this practical guide provides architects and system administrators in-depth knowledge on each OpenStack service, along with deployment advice for installing them as the foundation of your cloud. This edition walks you through the installation of each component, and shows you how to use new installers to roll out entire racks of equipment at once....