Mastering SQL Server 2014 Data Mining

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  • Get an overview of the data mining life cycle
  • Understand the intricacies of SQL Server BI Suite with the help of a practical example
  • Collate data from diverse data sources and build a data warehouse
  • Gain in-depth knowledge about the various data mining models such as classification, segmentation, association, and more
  • Perform data mining using Big Data and Excel add-ins
  • Work on real-world data and gain insights into it using various data mining algorithms
  • Fine tune data mining models
  • Troubleshoot problems encountered during data mining activities performed in this book

Whether you are new to data mining or are a seasoned expert, this book will provide you with the skills you need to successfully create, customize, and work with Microsoft Data Mining Suite. Starting with the basics, this book will cover how to clean the data, design the problem, and choose a data mining model that will give you the most accurate prediction.

Next, you will be taken through the various classification models such as the decision tree data model, neural network model, as well as Naïve Bayes model. Following this, you'll learn about the clustering and association algorithms, along with the sequencing and regression algorithms, and understand the data mining expressions associated with each algorithm. With ample screenshots that offer a step-by-step account of how to build a data mining solution, this book will ensure your success with this cutting-edge data mining system.

  • Understand the different phases of data mining, along with the tools used at each stage
  • Explore the different data mining algorithms in depth
  • Become an expert in optimizing algorithms and situation-based modeling
Page Count 304
Course Length 9 hours 7 minutes
ISBN 9781849688949
Date Of Publication 26 Dec 2014


Amarpreet Singh Bassan

Amarpreet Singh Bassan is a Microsoft Data Platform engineer who works on SQL Server and its surrounding technologies. He is a subject matter expert in SQL Server Analysis Services and reporting services. Amarpreet is also a part of Microsoft's HDInsight team.

Debarchan Sarkar

Debarchan Sarkar is a Microsoft Data Platform engineer. He specializes in the Microsoft SQL Server Business Intelligence stack. Debarchan is a subject matter expert in SQL Server Integration Services and delves deep into the open source world, specifically the Apache Hadoop framework. He is currently working on a technology called HDInsight, which is Microsoft's distribution of Hadoop on Windows. He has authored various books on SQL Server and Big Data, including Microsoft SQL Server 2012 with Hadoop, Packt Publishing, and Pro Microsoft HDInsight: Hadoop on Windows, Apress. His Twitter handle is @debarchans.

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