Get started with Greenplum for Big Data Analytics with Packt's new book and eBook.

December 2013 | Enterprise

Packt is pleased to announce the release of Getting Started with Greenplum for Big Data Analysis, a practical, hands-on guide to learning and implementing Big Data Analytics using the Greenplum Integrated Analytics Platform. This book is now available in print, eBook, Kindle, and select library formats. The print book consists of 172 pages and is priced at $39.99 while the eBook is priced at $20.39.

About the author:

Sunila Gollapudi works as a Technology Architect for Broadridge Financial Solutions Private Limited. She has over 13 years of experience in developing, designing, and architecting data-driven solutions, with her focus being on the banking and financial services domain for the last eight years. She has been a speaker at various conferences and meetups on Java and Big Data. Her current Big Data and data science specialties include Hadoop, Greenplum, R, Weka, MADlib, advanced analytics, machine learning, and data integration tools such as Pentaho and Informatica. With a unique blend of technology and domain expertise, Sunila has been instrumental in conceptualizing architectural patterns and providing reference architecture for Big Data problems in the financial services domain.

Getting Started with Greenplum for Big Data Analytics discusses the key characteristics of Big Data and its impact on current Data Warehousing platforms. It will take you through the standard Data Science project lifecycle and will lay down the key requirements for an integrated analytics platform. It then explores the various software and appliance components of Greenplum and discusses the relevance of each component at every level in the Data Science lifecycle.

Users will be able to load data from multiple data sources using the built-in ELT/ETL and also learn Parallel Processing/MPP/MapReduce techniques. Programming with R and MADlib will help in understanding backup and recovery implementation in Greenplum.

Users will learn to exchange data between the Greenplum database and Hadoop and handle high-availability requirements on Greenplum. This book will also help in understanding Integrate ETL, reporting, and visualization tools.

The book covers the following chapters:

Chapter 1: Big Data, Analytics, and Data Science Life Cycle

Chapter 2: Greenplum Unified Analytics Platform (UAP)

Chapter 3: Advanced Analytics – Paradigms, Tools, and Techniques

Chapter 4: Implementing Analytics with Greenplum UAP

All Greenplum books are published by Packt Enterprise. Packt Enterprise is a publishing division of Packt Publishing designed to serve the information needs of IT professionals in the enterprise space. Packt Enterprise also publishes on Microsoft, IBM, Oracle, Citrix, Java, Amazon, Google, and SAP technologies.

Getting Started with Greenplum Big Data Analytics
Explore the software components and appliance modules available in Greenplum

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