Kafka in Action

Kafka in Action

Kafka in Action is a practical, hands-on guide to building Kafka-based data pipelines. Filled with real-world use cases and scenarios, this book probes Kafka’s most common use cases, ranging from simple logging through managing streaming data systems for message routing, analytics, and more. In systems that handle big data,…

Practical Oracle SQL

Practical Oracle SQL

Write powerful queries using as much of the feature-rich Oracle SQL language as possible, progressing beyond the simple queries of basic SQL as standardized in SQL-92. Both standard SQL and Oracle’s own extensions to the language have progressed far over the decades in terms of how much you…

Pro T-SQL 2019

Pro T-SQL 2019

Design and write simple and efficient T-SQL code in SQL Server 2019 and beyond. Writing T-SQL that pulls back correct results can be challenging. This book provides the help you need in writing T-SQL that performs fast and is easy to maintain. You also will learn how to…

Practical Oracle Cloud Infrastructure

Practical Oracle Cloud Infrastructure

Use this fast-paced and comprehensive guide to build cloud-based solutions on Oracle Cloud Infrastructure. You will understand cloud infrastructure, and learn how to launch new applications and move existing applications to Oracle Cloud. Emerging trends in software architecture are covered such as autonomous platforms, infrastructure as code, containerized applications,…

Mastering Large Datasets with Python

Mastering Large Datasets with Python

Modern data science solutions need to be clean, easy to read, and scalable. In Mastering Large Datasets with Python, author J.T. Wolohan teaches you how to take a small project and scale it up using a functionally influenced approach to Python coding. You’ll explore methods and built-in Python tools…

SQL in 10 Minutes a Day, Sams Teach Yourself, 5th Edition

SQL in 10 Minutes a Day, Sams Teach Yourself, 5th Edition

Sams Teach Yourself SQL in 10 Minutes offers straightforward, practical answers when you need fast results. By working through the book’s 22 lessons of 10 minutes or less, you’ll learn what you need to know to take advantage of the SQL language. Lessons cover IBM DB2, Microsoft SQL Server…

SQL Server Big Data Clusters

SQL Server Big Data Clusters

Get a head-start on learning one of SQL Server 2019’s latest and most impactful features―Big Data Clusters―that combines large volumes of non-relational data for analysis along with data stored relationally inside a SQL Server database. This book provides a first look at Big Data Clusters based upon SQL…

Refactoring Legacy T-SQL for Improved Performance

Refactoring Legacy T-SQL for Improved Performance

Breathe new life into older applications by refactoring T-SQL queries and code using modern techniques. This book shows you how to significantly improve the performance of older applications by finding common anti-patterns in T-SQL code, then rewriting those anti-patterns using new functionality that is supported in current versions…