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Sams Teach Yourself Big Data Analytics with Microsoft HDInsight in 24 Hours
In just 24 lessons of one hour or less, Sams Teach Yourself Big Data Analytics with Microsoft HDInsight in 24 Hours helps you leverage Hadoop’s power on a flexible, scalable cloud platform using Microsoft’s newest business intelligence, visualization, and productivity tools.
This book’s straightforward, step-by-step approach shows you how to provision, configure, monitor, and troubleshoot HDInsight and use Hadoop cloud services to solve real analytics problems. You’ll gain more of Hadoop’s benefits, with less complexity–even if you’re completely new to Big Data analytics. Every lesson builds on what you’ve already learned, giving you a rock-solid foundation for real-world success.
Practical, hands-on examples show you how to apply what you learn
Quizzes and exercises help you test your knowledge and stretch your skills
Notes and tips point out shortcuts and solutions
Learn how to…
· Master core Big Data and NoSQL concepts, value propositions, and use cases
· Work with key Hadoop features, such as HDFS2 and YARN
· Quickly install, configure, and monitor Hadoop (HDInsight) clusters in the cloud
· Automate provisioning, customize clusters, install additional Hadoop projects, and administer clusters
· Integrate, analyze, and report with Microsoft BI and Power BI
· Automate workflows for data transformation, integration, and other tasks
· Use Apache HBase on HDInsight
· Use Sqoop or SSIS to move data to or from HDInsight
· Perform R-based statistical computing on HDInsight datasets
· Accelerate analytics with Apache Spark
· Run real-time analytics on high-velocity data streams
· Write MapReduce, Hive, and Pig programs
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Arshad is a Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE)–SQL Server 2012 Data Platform, and Microsoft Certified IT Professional (MCITP) in Microsoft SQL Server 2008–Database Development, Data Administration, and Business Intelligence. He is also certified on ITIL 2011 foundation.
He has worked in developing applications in VB, ASP, .NET, ASP.NET, and C#. He is a Microsoft Certified Application Developer (MCAD) and Microsoft Certified Solution Developer (MCSD) for the .NET platform in Web, Windows, and Enterprise.
Arshad has presented at several technical events and has written more than 200 articles related to DB, DW, BI, and BA technologies, best practices, processes, and performance optimization techniques on SQL Server, Hadoop, and related technologies. His articles have been published on several prominent sites.
On the educational front, Arshad holds a Master in Computer Applications degree and a Master in Business Administration in IT degree.
Arshad can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org, or visit http://arshadali.blogspot.in/ to connect with him.
Manpreet Singh is a consultant and author with extensive expertise in architecture, design, and implementation of business intelligence and Big Data analytics solutions. He is passionate about enabling businesses to derive valuable insights from their data.
Manpreet has been working on Microsoft technologies for more than 8 years, with a strong focus on Microsoft Business Intelligence Stack, SharePoint BI, and Microsoft’s Big Data Analytics Platforms (Analytics Platform System and HDInsight). He also specializes in Mobile Business Intelligence solution development and has helped businesses deliver a consolidated view of their data to their mobile workforces.
Manpreet has coauthored books and technical articles on Microsoft technologies, focusing on the development of data analytics and visualization solutions with the Microsoft BI Stack and SharePoint. He holds a degree in computer science and engineering from Panjab University, India.
Manpreet can be reached at email@example.com.