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MongoDB 3 Succinctly

MongoDB 3 Succinctly

MongoDB is one of the biggest players in the NoSQL database market, providing high performance, high availability, and automatic scaling. It’s an open-source document database written in C++ and hosted on GitHub. Zoran Maksimovic’s MongoDB 3 Succinctly touches on the most important aspects of the MongoDB database that application developers should be aware of—from installation and the usage of the Mongo Shell, to examples of the MongoDB C# driver APIs for Microsoft .NET Framework.


Azure Cosmos DB and DocumentDB Succinctly

Azure Cosmos DB and DocumentDB Succinctly

DocumentDB is a NoSQL database platform that serves as the base of Azure Cosmos DB, Microsoft’s new globally-distributed, multi-model database service. In Azure Cosmos DB and DocumentDB Succinctly by Ed Freitas, you will learn about many of DocumentDB’s features, how it compares to traditional databases, how to build scalable applications with it, and why it’s a great option for developing web apps. Freitas delivers just what developers need to set up their first DocumentDB collection, query their data, write code for the client side and the server side, and more.


SQL Queries Succinctly

SQL Queries Succinctly

SQL is the language of data, and therefore the intermediary language for those who straddle the line between technology and business. Every business application needs a database and SQL is the key to working with these databases. Nick Harrison’s SQL Queries Succinctly will show you how to craft queries in SQL, from basic CRUD statements and slicing and dicing the data, to applying filters and using aggregate functions to summarize the data. You will look at solving common problems, navigating hierarchical data, and exploring the data dictionary.


Hadoop Succinctly

Hadoop Succinctly

An Apache open source project, Hadoop stores huge amounts of data in safe, reliable storage and runs complex queries over data in an efficient way. It is at the core of a whole host of the most popular Big Data tools. Mastering Hadoop ensures you get the best out of all these tools and better insight from your data. Hadoop Succinctly explains how Hadoop works, what goes on in the cluster, demonstrates how to move data in and out of Hadoop, and how to query it efficiently


Introducing Microsoft Power BI

Introducing Microsoft Power BI

This free ebook introduces Microsoft Power BI basics through a practical, scenario-based guided tour of the tool, showing you how to build analytical solutions using Power BI. Read the ebook to get an overview of Power BI, or dig deeper and follow along on your PC using the book’s examples. Introducing Microsoft Power BI enables you to evaluate when and how to use Power BI. Get inspired to improve business processes in your company by leveraging the available analytical and collaborative features of this environment.


HBase Succinctly

HBase Succinctly

Use HBase to improve your control of big data. In HBase Succinctly, author Elton Stoneman will detail what makes HBase different from other databases and teach you about its signature features. With this knowledge, you will be able to jump into big data management.


Introducing Microsoft SQL Server 2016: Preview 2

Introducing Microsoft SQL Server 2016: Preview 2

In this Microsoft SQL Server 2016: Mission-Critical Applications, Deeper Insights, Hyperscale Cloud- Preview 2 ebook, we introduce three new security features: Always Encrypted, Row-Level Security, and dynamic data masking; discuss enhancements that enable you to better manage performance and storage: TempDB configuration, query store, and Stretch Database; review several improvements to Reporting Services; and also describe AlwaysOn Availability Groups, tabular enhancements, and R integration.


Database Lifecycle Management

Database Lifecycle Management

Database Lifecycle Management: Achieving Continuous Delivery for Databases describes how to apply the business and technical approaches of Database Lifecycle Management (DLM) in order to make database change management processes more visible, predictable and measurable. It is being produced as a lean book, meaning that it’s being written and revised live, with continuous updates on the road to a finished and finalised version.


SQL on Azure Succinctly

SQL on Azure Succinctly

The nature of business today demands that companies have an online presence. In SQL on Azure Succinctly, author Parikshit Savjani shows how companies can use SQL Server on Azure to innovate their online properties without investing heavily in infrastructure. Savjani discusses the reasons behind using SQL on Azure and reviews the scenarios, considerations, and configuration design optimizations that make it a viable option for enterprise.


Introducing Microsoft SQL Server 2016: Preview Edition

Introducing Microsoft SQL Server 2016: Preview Edition

With Microsoft SQL Server 2016, a variety of new features and enhancements to the data platform deliver breakthrough performance, advanced security, and richer, integrated reporting and analytics capabilities. Introducing Microsoft SQL Server 2016: Mission-Critical Applications, Deeper Insights, Hyperscale Cloud, Preview Edition introduces you to several of these changes that you can experience for yourself in Community Technology Preview 3.2.