PySpark Recipes

PySpark Recipes

Quickly find solutions to common programming problems encountered while processing big data. Content is presented in the popular problem-solution format. Look up the programming problem that you want to solve. Read the solution. Apply the solution directly in your own code. Problem solved! PySpark Recipes covers Hadoop and its shortcomings….

Expert Apache Cassandra Administration

Expert Apache Cassandra Administration

Follow this handbook to build, configure, tune, and secure Apache Cassandra databases. Start with the installation of Cassandra and move on to the creation of a single instance, and then a cluster of Cassandra databases. Cassandra is increasingly a key player in many big data environments, and this…

DBA Transformations

DBA Transformations

Adapt your career as a database administrator to the changing industry. Learn where the growth and demand for DBA talent are occurring and how to enhance your skill set. Creating databases, providing access, and controlling data are no longer the focus. What matters now is managing and monitoring…

Oracle Incident Response and Forensics

Oracle Incident Response and Forensics

Take the right steps when a breach of your Oracle Database environment becomes known or suspected. You will learn techniques for discerning how an attacker got in, what data they saw, and what else they might have done. This book helps you understand forensics in relation to Oracle…

Transportation Management with SAP TM 9

Transportation Management with SAP TM 9

The implementation of a TMS solution is a highly complex and mission critical project. If executed correctly a good TMS can deliver a number of benefits to the organization in terms of optimization, greater efficiency, reduced errors and improved revenue through accurate invoicing. However a number of projects…

Pro MySQL NDB Cluster

Pro MySQL NDB Cluster

Create and run a real-time, highly-available, and high-redundancy version of the world’s most popular open-source database, MySQL. You will understand the advantages and disadvantages of the MySQL NDB Cluster solution, and when MySQL NDB Cluster is the right choice. Pro MySQL NDB Cluster walks you through the full lifecycle…

Oracle Application Express by Design

Oracle Application Express by Design

Learn the many design decisions that must be made before starting to build a large Oracle Application Express (APEX) application for the cloud or enterprise. One of APEX’s key strengths is the fact that it is a Rapid Application Development (RAD) tool. This is also a major weakness…

Kafka: The Definitive Guide

Kafka: The Definitive Guide

Every enterprise application creates data, whether it’s log messages, metrics, user activity, outgoing messages, or something else. And how to move all of this data becomes nearly as important as the data itself. If you’re an application architect, developer, or production engineer new to Apache Kafka, this practical…

Oracle Database 12c Security cookbook

Oracle Database 12c Security cookbook

Businesses around the world are paying much greater attention toward database security than they ever have before. Not only does the current regulatory environment require tight security, particularly when dealing with sensitive and personal data, data is also arguably a company’s most valuable asset – why wouldn’t you…