Advanced Data Analytics Using Python, 2nd Edition
Understand advanced data analytics concepts such as time series and principal component analysis with ETL, supervised learning, and PySpark using Python. This book covers architectural patterns in data analytics, text and image classification, optimization techniques, natural language processing, and computer vision in the cloud environment.
Generic design patterns in Python programming is clearly explained, emphasizing architectural practices such as hot potato anti-patterns. You'll review recent advances in databases such as Neo4j, Elasticsearch, and MongoDB. You'll then study feature engineering in images and texts with implementing business logic and see how to build machine learning and deep learning models using transfer learning.
Advanced Analytics with Python, 2nd edition features a chapter on clustering with a neural network, regularization techniques, and algorithmic design patterns in data analytics with reinforcement learning. Finally, the recommender system in PySpa ...
Cisco ACI: Zero to Hero
It doesn't matter if you are completely new to Cisco ACI or you already have some experience with the technology, this book will guide you through the whole implementation lifecycle and provide you with a comprehensive toolset to become confident in any ACI-related task.
In the beginning, it's very important to build strong fundamental knowledge about Cisco ACI components. We'll go through underlay networking based on Nexus 9000 switches and describe the APIC controller cluster acting as the management plane of ACI. By building Access Policies, you'll see how to optimally connect servers, storage, routers, switches, or L4-L7 service devices to ACI. Then we'll properly design and implement Logical Application Policies. You will understand all the fabric forwarding behavior when using different ACI settings and architectures while getting a toolset on how to verify and troubleshoot eventual problems.
This book also covers external L2 and L3 connectivity in ACI, more advanced feat ...
Beginning Spring Data
Use the popular Spring Data project for data access and persistence using various Java-based APIs such as JDBC, JPA, MongoDB, and more.
This book shows how to easily incorporate data persistence and accessibility into your microservices, cloud-native applications, and monolithic enterprise applications. It also teaches you how to perform unit and performance testing of a component that accesses a database. And it walks you through an example of each type of SQL and NoSQL database covered.
After reading this book, you'll be able to create an application that interacts with one or multiple types of databases, and conduct unit and performance testing to analyze possible problems. ...
This book is a guide to productionizing AI solutions using best-of-breed cloud services with workarounds to lower costs. Supplemented with step-by-step instructions covering data import through wrangling to partitioning and modeling through to inference and deployment, and augmented with plenty of Python code samples, the book has been written to accelerate the process of moving from script or notebook to app.
From an initial look at the context and ecosystem of AI solutions today, the book drills down from high-level business needs into best practices, working with stakeholders, and agile team collaboration. From there you'll explore data pipeline orchestration, machine and deep learning, including working with and finding shortcuts using artificial neural networks such as AutoML and AutoAI. You'll also learn about the increasing use of NoLo UIs through AI application development, industry case studies, and finally a practical guide to deploying containerized AI solutions.
The b ...
Foundations of ARM64 Linux Debugging, Disassembling, and Reversing
Gain a solid understanding of how Linux C and C++ compilers generate binary code. This book explains the reversing and binary analysis of ARM64 architecture now used by major Linux cloud providers and covers topics ranging from writing programs in assembly language, live debugging, and static binary analysis of compiled C and C++ code. It is ideal for those working with embedded devices, including mobile phones and tablets.
Using the latest version of Red Hat, you'll look closely at the foundations of diagnostics of core memory dumps, live and postmortem debugging of Linux applications, services, and systems. You'll also work with the GDB debugger and use it for disassembly and reversing. This book uses practical step-by-step exercises of increasing complexity with explanations and many diagrams, including some necessary background topics. In addition, you will be able to analyze such code confidently, understand stack memory usage, and reconstruct original C/C++ code.
And as yo ...
Troubleshooting and Supporting Windows 11
Diagnose, troubleshoot and repair any type of problems on your PC from startup and file access to cloud services and the issues caused by hybrid-work. This book contains everything you need to know to keep PC systems running optimally, and to repair problems quickly and efficiently.
This book provides a deep dive into the Windows OS, detailing what everything is, and how it works. You will learn about the in-built, additional, and third-party tools and utilities you can use to create reliable, robust and secure PC systems.
Further, you will learn how to configure Windows 11 so as to avoid problems occurring, and how to support every type of end user, working from home, or in any part of the world, speaking any language, and taking into account other factors such as ability or personal barriers.
You will discover the support tools and support ecosystem you can use to create and manage effective support tracking and remote access. You will discover how to get detailed events and ...
Numerical Methods Using Kotlin
This in-depth guide covers a wide range of topics, including chapters on linear algebra, root finding, curve fitting, differentiation and integration, solving differential equations, random numbers and simulation, a whole suite of unconstrained and constrained optimization algorithms, statistics, regression and time series analysis. The mathematical concepts behind the algorithms are clearly explained, with plenty of code examples and illustrations to help even beginners get started.
In this book, you'll implement numerical algorithms in Kotlin using NM Dev, an object-oriented and high-performance programming library for applied and industrial mathematics. Discover how Kotlin has many advantages over Java in its speed, and in some cases, ease of use. In this book, you'll see how it can help you easily create solutions for your complex engineering and data science problems.
After reading this book, you'll come away with the knowledge to create your own numerical models and algori ...
Pro DAX and Data Modeling in Power BI
Develop powerful data models that bind data from disparate sources into a coherent whole. Then extend your data models using DAX - the query language that underpins Power BI - to create reusable measures to deliver finely-crafted custom calculations in your dashboards.
This book starts off teaching you how to define and enhance the core structures of your data model to make it a true semantic layer that transforms complex data into familiar business terms. You'll learn how to create calculated columns to solve basic analytical challenges. Then you'll move up to mastering DAX measures to finely slice and dice your data.
The book also shows how to handle temporal analysis in Power BI using a Date dimension. You will see how DAX Time Intelligence functions can simplify your analysis of data over time. Finally, the book shows how to extend DAX to filter and calculate datasets and develop DAX table functions and variables to handle complex queries. ...
Simple and Efficient Programming with C#, 2nd Edition
Apply skills and approaches to your programming to build a real-world application in C# 11 using the latest editions of Visual Studio, C#, and Microsoft .NET.
This revised edition is updated with C#11 and places more emphasis on the newly introduced top-level statements. Additionally, you will find useful techniques and an explanation of the differences between writing code in two different styles. It also covers the new templates introduced in .NET 6, along with usage of .NET 7 in Windows 10 to write code and generate output.
Each chapter opens with an introduction and original application written in C# 11 so that you can jump right into coding. From there, you are guided through an expected output and taught best practices along the way. Author Vaskaran Sarcar emphasizes extending and maintaining the same program and he demonstrates examples for different scenarios to make your program more efficient and effective.
This book is divided into five parts. The first part starts ...
Software Development with Go
Gain insights into the different challenges that can be solved using Go, with a focus on containers, Linux, security, networking, user interfaces and other relevant cloud based topics. This book reviews the necessary tools to create container-based cloud solutions with Go, a programming language that was born out of the need to address scalable, high availability cloud computing architecture needs inside Google.
Go, also known as Golang, has been adopted across different industries and products with many popular Open Source projects that power cloud computing technologies such as Docker and Kubernetes being written with Go. As the complexity of cloud technology increases, so does the need for people to understand how things work under-the-hood and to fix them when they're broken. ...
SQL Server 2022 Query Performance Tuning, 6th Edition
Troubleshoot slow-performing queries and make them run faster. Database administrators and SQL developers are constantly under pressure to provide more speed. This new edition has been redesigned and rewritten from scratch based on the last 15 years of learning, knowledge, and experience accumulated by the author. The book Includes expanded information on using extended events, automatic execution plan correction, and other advanced features now available in SQL Server. These modern features are covered while still providing the necessary fundamentals to better understand how statistics and indexes affect query performance.
The book gives you knowledge and tools to help you identify poorly performing queries and understand the possible causes of that poor performance. The book also provides mechanisms for resolving the issues identified, whether on-premises, in containers, or on cloud platform providers. You'll learn about key fundamentals, such as statistics, data distribution, car ...