Category Archives: Computers / Databases / General

Official (ISC)2 Guide to the CISSP CBK – Fourth Edition

 As an information security professional, it is essential to stay current on the latest advances in technology and the effluence of security threats. Candidates for the CISSP® certification need to demonstrate a thorough understanding of the eight domains of the CISSP Common Body of Knowledge (CBK®), along with the ability to apply this indepth knowledge… Read More »

Getting Started with Laravel 4

This book follows a practical and easy-to-follow approach and is packed with real-world examples to understand all the fundamentals and concepts in a very concise way. This book is ideal for web developers who want to get up to speed with Laravel quickly. You are expected to have some experience with the PHP programming language… Read More »

Principles of Data Mining

The growing interest in data mining is motivated by a common problem across disciplines: how does one store, access, model, and ultimately describe and understand very large data sets? Historically, different aspects of data mining have been addressed independently by different disciplines. This is the first truly interdisciplinary text on data mining, blending the contributions… Read More »

Building Bioinformatics Solutions

Bioinformatics encompasses a broad and ever-changing range of activities involved with the management and analysis of data from molecular biology experiments. Despite the diversity of activities and applications, the basic methodology and core tools needed to tackle bioinformatics problems is common to many projects. This unique book provides an invaluable introduction to three of the… Read More »

Big Data Computing

Due to market forces and technological evolution, Big Data computing is developing at an increasing rate. A wide variety of novel approaches and tools have emerged to tackle the challenges of Big Data, creating both more opportunities and more challenges for students and professionals in the field of data computation and analysis. Presenting a mix… Read More »

Apache Sqoop Cookbook

Integrating data from multiple sources is essential in the age of big data, but it can be a challenging and time-consuming task. This handy cookbook provides dozens of ready-to-use recipes for using Apache Sqoop, the command-line interface application that optimizes data transfers between relational databases and Hadoop. Sqoop is both powerful and bewildering, but with… Read More »

MongoDB: The Definitive Guide

How does MongoDB help you manage a huMONGOus amount of data collected through your web application? With this authoritative introduction, you’ll learn the many advantages of using document-oriented databases, and discover why MongoDB is a reliable, high-performance system that allows for almost infinite horizontal scalability. Written by engineers from 10gen, the company that develops and… Read More »

Oracle Solaris 11 System Administration The Complete Reference

Take Full Advantage of the Oracle Solaris 11 Management Features Manage a highly scalable, cloud-based computing platform and deliver unmatched performance levels at every layer of your IT stack. Oracle Solaris 11 System Administration: The Complete Reference shows how to deploy Solaris from scratch. Get up-to-date details on installation options, device configuration, virtualization techniques, network… Read More »