The definitive guide to migrating your applications to the cloud!The next computing revolution is underway! Cloud Computing, Big Data and Linked Open Data are creating the platform for the next generation of computing. These technologies are drastically increasing the capabilities of every organization that implements them. This guide will give you the in-depth understanding, insight and practical details to enable you to craft an implementation strategy for migrating to these new technologies. This book deftly explains detailed technical concepts in a manner that every manager can understand, and more importantly leverage. At the same time, this book delivers the technical details and in-depth coverage to educate your entire IT organization, including your hardcore developers on the fundamentals of these cutting edge technologies. Get your organization ready for the future with this detailed roadmap! Written by a proven expert in the field, this book delivers for managers, architects and developers. It is a must-read for every Information Technology professional to master this new landscape and to lead their organization into the next computing revolution!About the Author: Michael Daconta is the Vice President of Advanced Technology for InCadence Strategic Solutions, Inc. Mr. Daconta is a well-known author, lecturer and columnist having authored or co-authored 11 other technical books, numerous magazine articles and online columns (JavaWorld, Government Computer News). He is the former Metadata Program Manager for the Department of Homeland Security (DHS). In that capacity he was selected into the “Federal 100” by Federal Computer Week magazine, led the Federal Data Reference Model working group for the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) and launched the National Information Exchange Model (NIEM) with the Department of Justice (DoJ). Mr. Daconta has more than 25 years of development experience having developed large scale IT Systems for Telemedicine, Stock Trading, Information Analysis and Integration and Military Simulations. He is also the inventor of two patented technologies. His career has afforded him a unique blend of operational and technology experience. Mr. Daconta is currently developing the Axon Cloud Channel™ Technical Cloud Broker with a team of developers at InCadence Strategic Solutions, Inc. He earned his Masters degree in Computer Science from Nova Southeastern University and his Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science from New York University (NYU). His books cover XML, XUL, Java, C++ and C. His previous book was “Information As Product: How to Deliver the Right Information, To the Right Person, At the Right Time.”
Publication date: 12/31/2013Kindle book details: Kindle Edition, 218 pages
Analytics: Data Analytics for Business Insights, Predictive Analysis, Statistics & More! (Big Data, Analytics, Cloud Computing, Statistics)
Data Analytics For Beginners!The Ultimate Beginners Crash Course To Understanding And Utilizing Data Analytics!Are You Ready To Learn How To Understand & Harness Data Analytics For improved Business Performance, Predictive Analysis, Life Decisions & More? If So You've Come To The Right Place - Regardless Of How Little Experience You May Have!Here's A Preview Of What This Data Analytics Book Contains...
- An Introduction To Analytics - What Actually Are They
- The Importance Of Analytics In Business
- An Introductyion To Microsoft Excel For Data Analytics
- Descriptive Analytics Dissected & Explained
- Predictive Analytics Dissected & Explained
- Prescriptive Analytics Dissected & Explained
- And Much, Much More!
Publication date: 06/05/2016Kindle book details: Kindle Edition, 68 pages
End to End SaaS Serviceability, Metrics, Monitoring, and Alerting is a concise collection of experiential and technical information derived from several years of full-stack SaaS development in research, startup, and fortune 500 environments. Quality of service, correctness of results, and SaaS availability are incredibly important with respect to the perception of your SaaS in a crowded marketplace. Additionally, without a well instrumented application, and a reasonable approach to on-call and troubleshooting, you can create a high-stress environment that eats up valuable development time chasing down technical debt and defects, and may eventually lead to burnout and turnover. This book seeks to address both the policy and technical implementation of a Serviceability framework, metrics, monitors, and alerts that serve the business needs of the SaaS while also keeping the perspective of the on-call engineer in mind.
Publication date: 07/21/2017Kindle book details: Kindle Edition, 103 pages
What is DevOps and Should You Care? Start Treating Your Infrastructure as Code Bringing Your Infrastructure Under Configuration Management Build, Test, and Release Faster with Continuous Integration Ever-Ready to Deploy Using Continuous Delivery Continuous Deployment - A Fully Automated Workflow Metrics, Log Collection, and Monitoring Optimize for Scale and Cost Secure Your AWS Environment AWS Tips and Tricks
- Work through practical examples and gain DevOps best practices to successfully deploy applications on AWS
- Successfully provision and operate distributed application systems and your AWS infrastructure using DevOps
- Perform Continuous Integration and deployment and fine-tune the way you deliver on AWS
- See the difference between Object Oriented Programming and Protocol Oriented Programming
- See the difference between reference and value types and when to use each
- Find out how we can leverage the tuple to reduce the complexity of our code
- Discover what protocols are and how to use them
- See how to implement protocol extensions to create a very flexible code base
- Learn how to implement several design patterns in a Protocol-Oriented approach
- Learn how to solve real-world design issues with protocol-oriented programming
Published by: Packt Publishing | Publication date: 01/24/2017Kindle book details: Kindle Edition, 258 pages
Hadoop has changed the way large data sets are analyzed, stored, transferred, and processed. At such low cost, it provides benefits like supports partial failure, fault tolerance, consistency, scalability, flexible schema, and so on. It also supports cloud computing. More and more number of individuals are looking forward to mastering their Hadoop skills.While initiating with Hadoop, most users are unsure about how to proceed with Hadoop. They are not aware of what are the pre-requisite or data structure they should be familiar with. Or How to make the most efficient use of Hadoop and its ecosystem. To help them with all these queries and other issues this e-book is designed.The book gives insights into many of Hadoop libraries and packages that are not known to many Big data Analysts and Architects. The e-book also tells you about Hadoop MapReduce and HDFS. The example in the e-book is well chosen and demonstrates how to control Hadoop ecosystem through various shell commands. With this book, users will gain expertise in Hadoop technology and its related components. The book leverages you with the best Hadoop content with the lowest price range.After going through this book, you will also acquire knowledge on Hadoop Security required for Hadoop Certifications like CCAH and CCDH. It is a definite guide to Hadoop.Table ContentsChapter 1: What Is Big Data
Examples Of 'Big Data' Categories Of 'Big Data' Characteristics Of 'Big Data' Advantages Of Big Data ProcessingChapter 2: Introduction to Hadoop Components of Hadoop Features Of 'Hadoop' Network Topology In HadoopChapter 3: Hadoop InstallationChapter 4: HDFS Read Operation Write Operation Access HDFS using JAVA API Access HDFS Using COMMAND-LINE INTERFACEChapter 5: Mapreduce How MapReduce works How MapReduce Organizes Work?Chapter 6: First Program Understanding MapReducer Code Explanation of SalesMapper Class Explanation of SalesCountryReducer Class Explanation of SalesCountryDriver ClassChapter 7: Counters & Joins In MapReduce Two types of counters MapReduce JoinChapter 8: MapReduce Hadoop Program To Join DataChapter 9: Flume and Sqoop What is SQOOP in Hadoop? What is FLUME in Hadoop? Some Important features of FLUMEChapter 10: Pig Introduction to PIG Create your First PIG Program PART 1) Pig Installation PART 2) Pig DemoChapter 11: OOZIE What is OOZIE? How does OOZIE work? Example Workflow Diagram Oozie workflow application Why use Oozie? FEATURES OF OOZIE
Publication date: 11/24/2016Kindle book details: Kindle Edition, 105 pages
Over 110 effective recipes to help you build and operate OpenStack cloud computing, storage, networking, and automationAbout This Book
- Explore many new features of OpenStack's Juno and Kilo releases
- Install, configure, and administer core projects with the help of OpenStack Object Storage, Block Storage, and Neutron Networking services
- Harness the abilities of experienced OpenStack administrators and architects, and run your own private cloud successfully
- Practical, real-world examples of each service and an accompanying Vagrant environment that helps you learn quickly
- Understand, install, configure, and manage Nova—the OpenStack Cloud Compute resource
- Configure ML2, networks, routers, and Distributed Virtual Routers with Neutron
- Use and secure Keystone, the OpenStack Authentication service
- Install and set up Swift and Container Replication between datacenters
- Gain hands-on experience and familiarity with Horizon, the OpenStack Dashboard user interface
- Automate complete solutions with our recipes on Heat, the OpenStack Orchestration service
- Use Ansible and Foreman to automate OpenStack installations successfully
- Follow practical advice and examples to run OpenStack in production
Published by: Packt Publishing | Publication date: 08/19/2015Kindle book details: Kindle Edition, 438 pages
The Tech Contracts Handbook: Cloud Computing Agreements, Software Licenses, and Other IT Contracts for Lawyers and Businesspeople
The Tech Contracts Handbook is a userfriendly reference manual and training guide on software licenses and other IT agreements, along with cloud computing issues. This handbook is for both lawyers and businesspeople, including contract managers, procurement officers, corporate counsel, salespeople, and anyone else responsible for getting IT deals done. Perhaps, most important, the book uses clear, simple English, just like a good contract. The book describes each clause typically found in a technology agreement, outlines the issues at stake, and offers negotiation tips and sample contract language. The book addresses four principle types of IT contracts:• Software license agreements and software ownership agreements• IP professional services agreements• Cloud services agreements• Combination agreementsTopics include warranties, indemnities, open source software, nondisclosure agreements, limitations of liability, software escrow, data security, copyright licensing, both private and government contracts, and much more.
Published by: American Bar Association | Publication date: 01/07/2016Kindle book details: Kindle Edition, 275 pages
Discover guidance on hiring IT support and buying technology that no one else dares to publish. This book is for bankers, doctors, lawyers, accountants, engineers, and other related professionals that struggle with Information Technology (IT) support. The conventional wisdom for operating with technology is dated by 15 - 20 years. Besides your real job of taking care of clients, the main thing any business owner wants from IT is reliable business systems at a reasonable cost. Without knowing the secrets to streamline your technology, the entire IT industry and a flawed technology strategy is working against business owners like you – unexpectedly draining cash flow and exposing you to untold risk, reputation damage, and potentially even bankruptcy. So, learn these secrets!
Published by: Matrixforce | Publication date: 07/19/2017Kindle book details: Kindle Edition, 158 pages
An accessible and comprehensive guide to the future of computing.Cloud Computing is the next computing revolution and will have as much impact on your life as the introduction of the PC. Using websites including Facebook, Flickr and Gmail, many people already store some information out in the Internet cloud. However, within a few years most computing applications will be accessed online with the web at the heart of everything we do.In this valuable guide, expert Christopher Barnatt explains how computing will rapidly become more reliable, less complex, and more environmentally friendly. He explores online software and hardware, and how it will alter our office work and personal lives. Individuals and companies are going to be released from the constraints of desktop computing and expensive corporate data centres. New services like augmented reality will also become available.Including coverage of Google Docs, Zoho, Microsoft Azure, Amazon EC2 and other key developments, this book is your essential guide to the cloud computing revolution.
Published by: Robinson | Publication date: 08/26/2010Kindle book details: Kindle Edition, 233 pages
Cloud Computing: Theory and Practice provides students and IT professionals with an in-depth analysis of the cloud from the ground up. Beginning with a discussion of parallel computing and architectures and distributed systems, the book turns to contemporary cloud infrastructures, how they are being deployed at leading companies such as Amazon, Google and Apple, and how they can be applied in fields such as healthcare, banking and science. The volume also examines how to successfully deploy a cloud application across the enterprise using virtualization, resource management and the right amount of networking support, including content delivery networks and storage area networks. Developers will find a complete introduction to application development provided on a variety of platforms.
- Learn about recent trends in cloud computing in critical areas such as: resource management, security, energy consumption, ethics, and complex systems
- Get a detailed hands-on set of practical recipes that help simplify the deployment of a cloud based system for practical use of computing clouds along with an in-depth discussion of several projects
- Understand the evolution of cloud computing and why the cloud computing paradigm has a better chance to succeed than previous efforts in large-scale distributed computing
Published by: Morgan Kaufmann | Publication date: 05/30/2013Kindle book details: Kindle Edition, 416 pages