Practical Data Science with Hadoop and Spark

Designing and Building Effective Analytics at Scale

Author: Ofer Mendelevitch,Casey Stella,Douglas Eadline

Publisher: Addison-Wesley Professional

ISBN: 0134029720

Category: Computers

Page: 256

View: 5852

The Complete Guide to Data Science with Hadoop—For Technical Professionals, Businesspeople, and Students Demand is soaring for professionals who can solve real data science problems with Hadoop and Spark. Practical Data Science with Hadoop® and Spark is your complete guide to doing just that. Drawing on immense experience with Hadoop and big data, three leading experts bring together everything you need: high-level concepts, deep-dive techniques, real-world use cases, practical applications, and hands-on tutorials. The authors introduce the essentials of data science and the modern Hadoop ecosystem, explaining how Hadoop and Spark have evolved into an effective platform for solving data science problems at scale. In addition to comprehensive application coverage, the authors also provide useful guidance on the important steps of data ingestion, data munging, and visualization. Once the groundwork is in place, the authors focus on specific applications, including machine learning, predictive modeling for sentiment analysis, clustering for document analysis, anomaly detection, and natural language processing (NLP). This guide provides a strong technical foundation for those who want to do practical data science, and also presents business-driven guidance on how to apply Hadoop and Spark to optimize ROI of data science initiatives. Learn What data science is, how it has evolved, and how to plan a data science career How data volume, variety, and velocity shape data science use cases Hadoop and its ecosystem, including HDFS, MapReduce, YARN, and Spark Data importation with Hive and Spark Data quality, preprocessing, preparation, and modeling Visualization: surfacing insights from huge data sets Machine learning: classification, regression, clustering, and anomaly detection Algorithms and Hadoop tools for predictive modeling Cluster analysis and similarity functions Large-scale anomaly detection NLP: applying data science to human language

Data Analytics with Spark Using Python

Author: Jeffrey Aven

Publisher: Addison-Wesley Professional

ISBN: 0134844874

Category: Computers

Page: 320

View: 5983

Solve Data Analytics Problems with Spark, PySpark, and Related Open Source Tools Spark is at the heart of today’s Big Data revolution, helping data professionals supercharge efficiency and performance in a wide range of data processing and analytics tasks. In this guide, Big Data expert Jeffrey Aven covers all you need to know to leverage Spark, together with its extensions, subprojects, and wider ecosystem. Aven combines a language-agnostic introduction to foundational Spark concepts with extensive programming examples utilizing the popular and intuitive PySpark development environment. This guide’s focus on Python makes it widely accessible to large audiences of data professionals, analysts, and developers—even those with little Hadoop or Spark experience. Aven’s broad coverage ranges from basic to advanced Spark programming, and Spark SQL to machine learning. You’ll learn how to efficiently manage all forms of data with Spark: streaming, structured, semi-structured, and unstructured. Throughout, concise topic overviews quickly get you up to speed, and extensive hands-on exercises prepare you to solve real problems. Coverage includes: • Understand Spark’s evolving role in the Big Data and Hadoop ecosystems • Create Spark clusters using various deployment modes • Control and optimize the operation of Spark clusters and applications • Master Spark Core RDD API programming techniques • Extend, accelerate, and optimize Spark routines with advanced API platform constructs, including shared variables, RDD storage, and partitioning • Efficiently integrate Spark with both SQL and nonrelational data stores • Perform stream processing and messaging with Spark Streaming and Apache Kafka • Implement predictive modeling with SparkR and Spark MLlib

Expert Hadoop Administration

Managing, Tuning, and Securing Spark, YARN, and HDFS

Author: Sam R. Alapati

Publisher: Addison-Wesley Professional

ISBN: 0134703383

Category: Computers

Page: 848

View: 6285

This is the eBook of the printed book and may not include any media, website access codes, or print supplements that may come packaged with the bound book. The Comprehensive, Up-to-Date Apache Hadoop Administration Handbook and Reference “Sam Alapati has worked with production Hadoop clusters for six years. His unique depth of experience has enabled him to write the go-to resource for all administrators looking to spec, size, expand, and secure production Hadoop clusters of any size.” —Paul Dix, Series Editor In Expert Hadoop® Administration, leading Hadoop administrator Sam R. Alapati brings together authoritative knowledge for creating, configuring, securing, managing, and optimizing production Hadoop clusters in any environment. Drawing on his experience with large-scale Hadoop administration, Alapati integrates action-oriented advice with carefully researched explanations of both problems and solutions. He covers an unmatched range of topics and offers an unparalleled collection of realistic examples. Alapati demystifies complex Hadoop environments, helping you understand exactly what happens behind the scenes when you administer your cluster. You’ll gain unprecedented insight as you walk through building clusters from scratch and configuring high availability, performance, security, encryption, and other key attributes. The high-value administration skills you learn here will be indispensable no matter what Hadoop distribution you use or what Hadoop applications you run. Understand Hadoop’s architecture from an administrator’s standpoint Create simple and fully distributed clusters Run MapReduce and Spark applications in a Hadoop cluster Manage and protect Hadoop data and high availability Work with HDFS commands, file permissions, and storage management Move data, and use YARN to allocate resources and schedule jobs Manage job workflows with Oozie and Hue Secure, monitor, log, and optimize Hadoop Benchmark and troubleshoot Hadoop

Advanced Data Analytics Using Python

With Machine Learning, Deep Learning and NLP Examples

Author: Sayan Mukhopadhyay

Publisher: Apress

ISBN: 1484234502

Category: Computers

Page: 186

View: 8734

Gain a broad foundation of advanced data analytics concepts and discover the recent revolution in databases such as Neo4j, Elasticsearch, and MongoDB. This book discusses how to implement ETL techniques including topical crawling, which is applied in domains such as high-frequency algorithmic trading and goal-oriented dialog systems. You’ll also see examples of machine learning concepts such as semi-supervised learning, deep learning, and NLP. Advanced Data Analytics Using Python also covers important traditional data analysis techniques such as time series and principal component analysis. After reading this book you will have experience of every technical aspect of an analytics project. You’ll get to know the concepts using Python code, giving you samples to use in your own projects. What You Will Learn Work with data analysis techniques such as classification, clustering, regression, and forecasting Handle structured and unstructured data, ETL techniques, and different kinds of databases such as Neo4j, Elasticsearch, MongoDB, and MySQL Examine the different big data frameworks, including Hadoop and Spark Discover advanced machine learning concepts such as semi-supervised learning, deep learning, and NLP Who This Book Is For Data scientists and software developers interested in the field of data analytics.

Hadoop 2 Quick-Start Guide

Learn the Essentials of Big Data Computing in the Apache Hadoop 2 Ecosystem

Author: Douglas Eadline

Publisher: Addison-Wesley Professional

ISBN: 0134049993

Category: Computers

Page: 250

View: 1349

Get Started Fast with Apache Hadoop® 2, YARN, and Today’s Hadoop Ecosystem With Hadoop 2.x and YARN, Hadoop moves beyond MapReduce to become practical for virtually any type of data processing. Hadoop 2.x and the Data Lake concept represent a radical shift away from conventional approaches to data usage and storage. Hadoop 2.x installations offer unmatched scalability and breakthrough extensibility that supports new and existing Big Data analytics processing methods and models. Hadoop® 2 Quick-Start Guide is the first easy, accessible guide to Apache Hadoop 2.x, YARN, and the modern Hadoop ecosystem. Building on his unsurpassed experience teaching Hadoop and Big Data, author Douglas Eadline covers all the basics you need to know to install and use Hadoop 2 on personal computers or servers, and to navigate the powerful technologies that complement it. Eadline concisely introduces and explains every key Hadoop 2 concept, tool, and service, illustrating each with a simple “beginning-to-end” example and identifying trustworthy, up-to-date resources for learning more. This guide is ideal if you want to learn about Hadoop 2 without getting mired in technical details. Douglas Eadline will bring you up to speed quickly, whether you’re a user, admin, devops specialist, programmer, architect, analyst, or data scientist. Coverage Includes Understanding what Hadoop 2 and YARN do, and how they improve on Hadoop 1 with MapReduce Understanding Hadoop-based Data Lakes versus RDBMS Data Warehouses Installing Hadoop 2 and core services on Linux machines, virtualized sandboxes, or clusters Exploring the Hadoop Distributed File System (HDFS) Understanding the essentials of MapReduce and YARN application programming Simplifying programming and data movement with Apache Pig, Hive, Sqoop, Flume, Oozie, and HBase Observing application progress, controlling jobs, and managing workflows Managing Hadoop efficiently with Apache Ambari–including recipes for HDFS to NFSv3 gateway, HDFS snapshots, and YARN configuration Learning basic Hadoop 2 troubleshooting, and installing Apache Hue and Apache Spark

Pro Hadoop Data Analytics

Designing and Building Big Data Systems using the Hadoop Ecosystem

Author: Kerry Koitzsch

Publisher: Apress

ISBN: 1484219104

Category: Computers

Page: 298

View: 1989

Learn advanced analytical techniques and leverage existing tool kits to make your analytic applications more powerful, precise, and efficient. This book provides the right combination of architecture, design, and implementation information to create analytical systems that go beyond the basics of classification, clustering, and recommendation. Pro Hadoop Data Analytics emphasizes best practices to ensure coherent, efficient development. A complete example system will be developed using standard third-party components that consist of the tool kits, libraries, visualization and reporting code, as well as support glue to provide a working and extensible end-to-end system. The book also highlights the importance of end-to-end, flexible, configurable, high-performance data pipeline systems with analytical components as well as appropriate visualization results. You'll discover the importance of mix-and-match or hybrid systems, using different analytical components in one application. This hybrid approach will be prominent in the examples. What You'll Learn Build big data analytic systems with the Hadoop ecosystem Use libraries, tool kits, and algorithms to make development easier and more effective Apply metrics to measure performance and efficiency of components and systems Connect to standard relational databases, noSQL data sources, and more Follow case studies with example components to create your own systems Who This Book Is For Software engineers, architects, and data scientists with an interest in the design and implementation of big data analytical systems using Hadoop, the Hadoop ecosystem, and other associated technologies.

Modern Big Data Processing with Hadoop

Expert techniques for architecting end-to-end big data solutions to get valuable insights

Author: V Naresh Kumar,Prashant Shindgikar

Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd

ISBN: 1787128814

Category: Computers

Page: 394

View: 8502

A comprehensive guide to design, build and execute effective Big Data strategies using Hadoop Key Features -Get an in-depth view of the Apache Hadoop ecosystem and an overview of the architectural patterns pertaining to the popular Big Data platform -Conquer different data processing and analytics challenges using a multitude of tools such as Apache Spark, Elasticsearch, Tableau and more -A comprehensive, step-by-step guide that will teach you everything you need to know, to be an expert Hadoop Architect Book Description The complex structure of data these days requires sophisticated solutions for data transformation, to make the information more accessible to the users.This book empowers you to build such solutions with relative ease with the help of Apache Hadoop, along with a host of other Big Data tools. This book will give you a complete understanding of the data lifecycle management with Hadoop, followed by modeling of structured and unstructured data in Hadoop. It will also show you how to design real-time streaming pipelines by leveraging tools such as Apache Spark, and build efficient enterprise search solutions using Elasticsearch. You will learn to build enterprise-grade analytics solutions on Hadoop, and how to visualize your data using tools such as Apache Superset. This book also covers techniques for deploying your Big Data solutions on the cloud Apache Ambari, as well as expert techniques for managing and administering your Hadoop cluster. By the end of this book, you will have all the knowledge you need to build expert Big Data systems. What you will learn Build an efficient enterprise Big Data strategy centered around Apache Hadoop Gain a thorough understanding of using Hadoop with various Big Data frameworks such as Apache Spark, Elasticsearch and more Set up and deploy your Big Data environment on premises or on the cloud with Apache Ambari Design effective streaming data pipelines and build your own enterprise search solutions Utilize the historical data to build your analytics solutions and visualize them using popular tools such as Apache Superset Plan, set up and administer your Hadoop cluster efficiently Who this book is for This book is for Big Data professionals who want to fast-track their career in the Hadoop industry and become an expert Big Data architect. Project managers and mainframe professionals looking forward to build a career in Big Data Hadoop will also find this book to be useful. Some understanding of Hadoop is required to get the best out of this book.

Data Munging with Hadoop

Author: Ofer Mendelevitch,Casey Stella

Publisher: Addison-Wesley Professional

ISBN: 0134435516

Category: Computers

Page: 31

View: 3850

The Example-Rich, Hands-On Guide to Data Munging with Apache HadoopTM Data scientists spend much of their time “munging” data: handling day-to-day tasks such as data cleansing, normalization, aggregation, sampling, and transformation. These tasks are both critical and surprisingly interesting. Most important, they deepen your understanding of your data’s structure and limitations: crucial insight for improving accuracy and mitigating risk in any analytical project. Now, two leading Hortonworks data scientists, Ofer Mendelevitch and Casey Stella, bring together powerful, practical insights for effective Hadoop-based data munging of large datasets. Drawing on extensive experience with advanced analytics, the authors offer realistic examples that address the common issues you’re most likely to face. They describe each task in detail, presenting example code based on widely used tools such as Pig, Hive, and Spark. This concise, hands-on eBook is valuable for every data scientist, data engineer, and architect who wants to master data munging: not just in theory, but in practice with the field’s #1 platform–Hadoop. Coverage includes A framework for understanding the various types of data quality checks, including cell-based rules, distribution validation, and outlier analysis Assessing tradeoffs in common approaches to imputing missing values Implementing quality checks with Pig or Hive UDFs Transforming raw data into “feature matrix” format for machine learning algorithms Choosing features and instances Implementing text features via “bag-of-words” and NLP techniques Handling time-series data via frequency- or time-domain methods Manipulating feature values to prepare for modeling Data Munging with Hadoop is part of a larger, forthcoming work entitled Data Science Using Hadoop. To be notified when the larger work is available, register your purchase of Data Munging with Hadoop at informit.com/register and check the box “I would like to hear from InformIT and its family of brands about products and special offers.”

Apache Spark for Data Science Cookbook

Author: Padma Priya Chitturi

Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd

ISBN: 1785288806

Category: Computers

Page: 392

View: 3105

Over insightful 90 recipes to get lightning-fast analytics with Apache Spark About This Book Use Apache Spark for data processing with these hands-on recipes Implement end-to-end, large-scale data analysis better than ever before Work with powerful libraries such as MLLib, SciPy, NumPy, and Pandas to gain insights from your data Who This Book Is For This book is for novice and intermediate level data science professionals and data analysts who want to solve data science problems with a distributed computing framework. Basic experience with data science implementation tasks is expected. Data science professionals looking to skill up and gain an edge in the field will find this book helpful. What You Will Learn Explore the topics of data mining, text mining, Natural Language Processing, information retrieval, and machine learning. Solve real-world analytical problems with large data sets. Address data science challenges with analytical tools on a distributed system like Spark (apt for iterative algorithms), which offers in-memory processing and more flexibility for data analysis at scale. Get hands-on experience with algorithms like Classification, regression, and recommendation on real datasets using Spark MLLib package. Learn about numerical and scientific computing using NumPy and SciPy on Spark. Use Predictive Model Markup Language (PMML) in Spark for statistical data mining models. In Detail Spark has emerged as the most promising big data analytics engine for data science professionals. The true power and value of Apache Spark lies in its ability to execute data science tasks with speed and accuracy. Spark's selling point is that it combines ETL, batch analytics, real-time stream analysis, machine learning, graph processing, and visualizations. It lets you tackle the complexities that come with raw unstructured data sets with ease. This guide will get you comfortable and confident performing data science tasks with Spark. You will learn about implementations including distributed deep learning, numerical computing, and scalable machine learning. You will be shown effective solutions to problematic concepts in data science using Spark's data science libraries such as MLLib, Pandas, NumPy, SciPy, and more. These simple and efficient recipes will show you how to implement algorithms and optimize your work. Style and approach This book contains a comprehensive range of recipes designed to help you learn the fundamentals and tackle the difficulties of data science. This book outlines practical steps to produce powerful insights into Big Data through a recipe-based approach.

Making Sense of Sensors

End-to-End Algorithms and Infrastructure Design from Wearable-Devices to Data Centers

Author: Omesh Tickoo,Ravi Iyer

Publisher: Apress

ISBN: 1430265930

Category: Computers

Page: 117

View: 9435

Make the most of the common architectures used for deriving meaningful data from sensors. This book provides you with the tools to understand how sensor data is converted into actionable knowledge and provides tips for in-depth work in this field. Making Sense of Sensors starts with an overview of the general pipeline to extract meaningful data from sensors. It then dives deeper into some commonly used sensors and algorithms designed for knowledge extraction. Practical examples and pointers to more information are used to outline the key aspects of Multimodal recognition. The book concludes with a discussion on relationship extraction, knowledge representation, and management. In today’s world we are surrounded by sensors collecting various types of data about us and our environments. These sensors are the primary input devices for wearable computers, IoT, and other mobile devices. The information is presented in way that allows readers to associate the examples with their daily lives for better understanding of the concepts. What You'll Learn Look at the general architecture for sensor based data Understand how data from common domains such as inertial, visual and audio is processed Master multi-modal recognition using multiple heterogeneous sensors Transition from recognition to knowledge through relationship understanding between entities Leverage different methods and tools for knowledge representation and management Who This Book Is For New college graduates and professionals interested in acquiring knowledge and the skills to develop innovative solutions around today's sensor-rich devices.

Agile Data Science 2.0

Building Full-Stack Data Analytics Applications with Spark

Author: Russell Jurney

Publisher: "O'Reilly Media, Inc."

ISBN: 149196006X

Category: Computers

Page: 352

View: 3666

Data science teams looking to turn research into useful analytics applications require not only the right tools, but also the right approach if they’re to succeed. With the revised second edition of this hands-on guide, up-and-coming data scientists will learn how to use the Agile Data Science development methodology to build data applications with Python, Apache Spark, Kafka, and other tools. Author Russell Jurney demonstrates how to compose a data platform for building, deploying, and refining analytics applications with Apache Kafka, MongoDB, ElasticSearch, d3.js, scikit-learn, and Apache Airflow. You’ll learn an iterative approach that lets you quickly change the kind of analysis you’re doing, depending on what the data is telling you. Publish data science work as a web application, and affect meaningful change in your organization. Build value from your data in a series of agile sprints, using the data-value pyramid Extract features for statistical models from a single dataset Visualize data with charts, and expose different aspects through interactive reports Use historical data to predict the future via classification and regression Translate predictions into actions Get feedback from users after each sprint to keep your project on track

Big Data Analytics with R and Hadoop

Author: Vignesh Prajapati

Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd

ISBN: 1782163298

Category: Computers

Page: 238

View: 9303

Big Data Analytics with R and Hadoop is a tutorial style book that focuses on all the powerful big data tasks that can be achieved by integrating R and Hadoop.This book is ideal for R developers who are looking for a way to perform big data analytics with Hadoop. This book is also aimed at those who know Hadoop and want to build some intelligent applications over Big data with R packages. It would be helpful if readers have basic knowledge of R.

Data Algorithms

Recipes for Scaling Up with Hadoop and Spark

Author: Mahmoud Parsian

Publisher: "O'Reilly Media, Inc."

ISBN: 1491906154

Category: Computers

Page: 778

View: 3153

If you are ready to dive into the MapReduce framework for processing large datasets, this practical book takes you step by step through the algorithms and tools you need to build distributed MapReduce applications with Apache Hadoop or Apache Spark. Each chapter provides a recipe for solving a massive computational problem, such as building a recommendation system. You’ll learn how to implement the appropriate MapReduce solution with code that you can use in your projects. Dr. Mahmoud Parsian covers basic design patterns, optimization techniques, and data mining and machine learning solutions for problems in bioinformatics, genomics, statistics, and social network analysis. This book also includes an overview of MapReduce, Hadoop, and Spark. Topics include: Market basket analysis for a large set of transactions Data mining algorithms (K-means, KNN, and Naive Bayes) Using huge genomic data to sequence DNA and RNA Naive Bayes theorem and Markov chains for data and market prediction Recommendation algorithms and pairwise document similarity Linear regression, Cox regression, and Pearson correlation Allelic frequency and mining DNA Social network analysis (recommendation systems, counting triangles, sentiment analysis)

Apache Spark in 24 Hours, Sams Teach Yourself

Author: Jeffrey Aven

Publisher: Sams Publishing

ISBN: 0134445821

Category: Computers

Page: 445

View: 5118

Apache Spark is a fast, scalable, and flexible open source distributed processing engine for big data systems and is one of the most active open source big data projects to date. In just 24 lessons of one hour or less, Sams Teach Yourself Apache Spark in 24 Hours helps you build practical Big Data solutions that leverage Spark’s amazing speed, scalability, simplicity, and versatility. This book’s straightforward, step-by-step approach shows you how to deploy, program, optimize, manage, integrate, and extend Spark–now, and for years to come. You’ll discover how to create powerful solutions encompassing cloud computing, real-time stream processing, machine learning, and more. Every lesson builds on what you’ve already learned, giving you a rock-solid foundation for real-world success. Whether you are a data analyst, data engineer, data scientist, or data steward, learning Spark will help you to advance your career or embark on a new career in the booming area of Big Data. Learn how to • Discover what Apache Spark does and how it fits into the Big Data landscape • Deploy and run Spark locally or in the cloud • Interact with Spark from the shell • Make the most of the Spark Cluster Architecture • Develop Spark applications with Scala and functional Python • Program with the Spark API, including transformations and actions • Apply practical data engineering/analysis approaches designed for Spark • Use Resilient Distributed Datasets (RDDs) for caching, persistence, and output • Optimize Spark solution performance • Use Spark with SQL (via Spark SQL) and with NoSQL (via Cassandra) • Leverage cutting-edge functional programming techniques • Extend Spark with streaming, R, and Sparkling Water • Start building Spark-based machine learning and graph-processing applications • Explore advanced messaging technologies, including Kafka • Preview and prepare for Spark’s next generation of innovations Instructions walk you through common questions, issues, and tasks; Q-and-As, Quizzes, and Exercises build and test your knowledge; "Did You Know?" tips offer insider advice and shortcuts; and "Watch Out!" alerts help you avoid pitfalls. By the time you're finished, you'll be comfortable using Apache Spark to solve a wide spectrum of Big Data problems.

Data Science from Scratch

First Principles with Python

Author: Joel Grus

Publisher: "O'Reilly Media, Inc."

ISBN: 1491904402

Category: BUSINESS & ECONOMICS

Page: 330

View: 4523

Data science libraries, frameworks, modules, and toolkits are great for doing data science, but they’re also a good way to dive into the discipline without actually understanding data science. In this book, you’ll learn how many of the most fundamental data science tools and algorithms work by implementing them from scratch. If you have an aptitude for mathematics and some programming skills, author Joel Grus will help you get comfortable with the math and statistics at the core of data science, and with hacking skills you need to get started as a data scientist. Today’s messy glut of data holds answers to questions no one’s even thought to ask. This book provides you with the know-how to dig those answers out. Get a crash course in Python Learn the basics of linear algebra, statistics, and probability—and understand how and when they're used in data science Collect, explore, clean, munge, and manipulate data Dive into the fundamentals of machine learning Implement models such as k-nearest Neighbors, Naive Bayes, linear and logistic regression, decision trees, neural networks, and clustering Explore recommender systems, natural language processing, network analysis, MapReduce, and databases

Programming Hive

Author: Edward Capriolo,Dean Wampler,Jason Rutherglen

Publisher: "O'Reilly Media, Inc."

ISBN: 1449319335

Category: Computers

Page: 328

View: 8077

Describes the features and functions of Apache Hive, the data infrastructure for Hadoop.

High Performance Spark

Best Practices for Scaling and Optimizing Apache Spark

Author: Holden Karau,Rachel Warren

Publisher: "O'Reilly Media, Inc."

ISBN: 1491943173

Category: COMPUTERS

Page: 358

View: 8286

Apache Spark is amazing when everything clicks. But if you haven’t seen the performance improvements you expected, or still don’t feel confident enough to use Spark in production, this practical book is for you. Authors Holden Karau and Rachel Warren demonstrate performance optimizations to help your Spark queries run faster and handle larger data sizes, while using fewer resources. Ideal for software engineers, data engineers, developers, and system administrators working with large-scale data applications, this book describes techniques that can reduce data infrastructure costs and developer hours. Not only will you gain a more comprehensive understanding of Spark, you’ll also learn how to make it sing. With this book, you’ll explore: How Spark SQL’s new interfaces improve performance over SQL’s RDD data structure The choice between data joins in Core Spark and Spark SQL Techniques for getting the most out of standard RDD transformations How to work around performance issues in Spark’s key/value pair paradigm Writing high-performance Spark code without Scala or the JVM How to test for functionality and performance when applying suggested improvements Using Spark MLlib and Spark ML machine learning libraries Spark’s Streaming components and external community packages

New Horizons for a Data-Driven Economy

A Roadmap for Usage and Exploitation of Big Data in Europe

Author: José María Cavanillas,Edward Curry,Wolfgang Wahlster

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 3319215698

Category: Computers

Page: 303

View: 9663

In this book readers will find technological discussions on the existing and emerging technologies across the different stages of the big data value chain. They will learn about legal aspects of big data, the social impact, and about education needs and requirements. And they will discover the business perspective and how big data technology can be exploited to deliver value within different sectors of the economy. The book is structured in four parts: Part I “The Big Data Opportunity” explores the value potential of big data with a particular focus on the European context. It also describes the legal, business and social dimensions that need to be addressed, and briefly introduces the European Commission’s BIG project. Part II “The Big Data Value Chain” details the complete big data lifecycle from a technical point of view, ranging from data acquisition, analysis, curation and storage, to data usage and exploitation. Next, Part III “Usage and Exploitation of Big Data” illustrates the value creation possibilities of big data applications in various sectors, including industry, healthcare, finance, energy, media and public services. Finally, Part IV “A Roadmap for Big Data Research” identifies and prioritizes the cross-sectorial requirements for big data research, and outlines the most urgent and challenging technological, economic, political and societal issues for big data in Europe. This compendium summarizes more than two years of work performed by a leading group of major European research centers and industries in the context of the BIG project. It brings together research findings, forecasts and estimates related to this challenging technological context that is becoming the major axis of the new digitally transformed business environment.

Introducing Microsoft Azure HDInsight

Author: Avkash Chauhan,Valentine Fontama,Michele Hart,Wee-Hyong Tok,Buck Woody

Publisher: Microsoft Press

ISBN: 0133965910

Category: Computers

Page: 94

View: 6715

Microsoft Azure HDInsight is Microsoft’s 100 percent compliant distribution of Apache Hadoop on Microsoft Azure. This means that standard Hadoop concepts and technologies apply, so learning the Hadoop stack helps you learn the HDInsight service. At the time of this writing, HDInsight (version 3.0) uses Hadoop version 2.2 and Hortonworks Data Platform 2.0. In Introducing Microsoft Azure HDInsight, we cover what big data really means, how you can use it to your advantage in your company or organization, and one of the services you can use to do that quickly–specifically, Microsoft’s HDInsight service. We start with an overview of big data and Hadoop, but we don’t emphasize only concepts in this book–we want you to jump in and get your hands dirty working with HDInsight in a practical way. To help you learn and even implement HDInsight right away, we focus on a specific use case that applies to almost any organization and demonstrate a process that you can follow along with. We also help you learn more. In the last chapter, we look ahead at the future of HDInsight and give you recommendations for self-learning so that you can dive deeper into important concepts and round out your education on working with big data.

Big Data

Principles and Paradigms

Author: Rajkumar Buyya,Rodrigo N. Calheiros,Amir Vahid Dastjerdi

Publisher: Morgan Kaufmann

ISBN: 0128093463

Category: Computers

Page: 494

View: 7125

Big Data: Principles and Paradigms captures the state-of-the-art research on the architectural aspects, technologies, and applications of Big Data. The book identifies potential future directions and technologies that facilitate insight into numerous scientific, business, and consumer applications. To help realize Big Data’s full potential, the book addresses numerous challenges, offering the conceptual and technological solutions for tackling them. These challenges include life-cycle data management, large-scale storage, flexible processing infrastructure, data modeling, scalable machine learning, data analysis algorithms, sampling techniques, and privacy and ethical issues. Covers computational platforms supporting Big Data applications Addresses key principles underlying Big Data computing Examines key developments supporting next generation Big Data platforms Explores the challenges in Big Data computing and ways to overcome them Contains expert contributors from both academia and industry