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Clojure Data Analysis Cookbook | Packt Publishing

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Dyson DSouza's curator insight, June 19, 2013 7:06 AM

Master data analysis using Clojure with Packt’s new book and e-book

 

Packt is pleased to announce the launch of Clojure Data Analysis Cookbook, a new book and e-book designed to analyze data and transform it into easy-to-interpret, beautiful, and insightful graphs. This book will take the reader through the world of data analysis, data collection, and various other techniques focusing on getting the job done quickly. 

About the author: Eric Rochester is experienced in a variety of programming languages and platforms, including websites and systems in Python and libraries for linguistics and statistics in C#. He is currently exploring different functional programming languages, including Clojure and Haskell.

Clojure is a dialect of the Lisp programming language and is a functional general purpose language. 
The structured recipes will help readers gain fresh insights into creating graphs that can be published on the Internet. It then goes on to explain powerful clustering and data mining techniques, scraping data off a web page, and so on.

Readers will be then introduced to functions like Incanter, Hadoop, and Weka, applying powerful statistical techniques like Bayesian modeling, and even data mining algorithms such as K-means clustering, neural networks, and association rules. The book is filled with practical tips taking readers through a step-by-step process covering every aspect of data analysis.

The book covers topics such as: 
Chapter 1: Importing Data for Analysis
Chapter 2: Cleaning and Validating Data
Chapter 3: Managing Complexity with Concurrent Programming
Chapter 4: Improving Performance with Parallel Programming
Chapter 5: Distributed Data Processing with Cascalog
Chapter 6: Working with Incanter Datasets
Chapter 7: Preparing for and Performing Statistical Data Analysis with Incanter
Chapter 8: Working with Mathematica and R
Chapter 9: Clustering, Classifying, and Working with Weka
Chapter 10: Graphing in Incanter
Chapter 11: Creating Charts for the Web

This book is beneficial for beginners who want to familiarize themselves with Clojure and advanced users who want to further enhance their skills. It will be an added advantage if readers have prior experience with Clojure. This is the first book in the series and is available in Kindle, e-pub, and PDF formats. For more information please visit: http://link.packtpub.com/VI7uWh

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Getting Started with Amazon Redshift | Packt Publishing

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 Enter the exciting world of Amazon Redshift for big data, cloud computing, and scalable data warehousing.

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Review copies available for "Getting Started with Amazon Redshift"

We are looking for reviewers for our newly published book titled, 'Getting Started with Amazon Redshift'. I'll be happy to provide a free eBook copy to anyone interested in writing a review for this book specifically on their Blog/Website and Amazon website within 3 weeks after receiving the eBook copy.

All the information about the book is here: http://www.packtpub.com/getting-started-with-amazon-redshift/book

Please leave your request message with your email address here for an e-copy within a week. Also, in your comment/request message, do include this link http://www.packtpub.com/getting-started-with-amazon-redshift/book . I shall get back to you as quickly as I can.

Note: Limited copies available!

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Instant Nagios Starter [Instant] | Packt Publishing

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Dyson DSouza's curator insight, June 20, 2013 2:24 AM

Unlock the power of monitoring using Nagios in an Instant with Packt's new eBook

Packt is pleased to announce the release of Instant Nagios Starter. This eBook will introduce readers to the key functionalities of Nagios, right from downloading it and installing it on Unix and Linux platforms to creating an efficient and effective monitoring and reporting system. It is available in all the popular formats -- epub, Kindle, and PDF.

About the author:
Michael Guthrie is the lead developer at Nagios Enterprises and has developed new features and add-ons for Nagios Core, Nagios XI, and Nagios Fusion. He started his IT career at Nagios Enterprises as a student developer writing documentation and new components for Nagios Core and Nagios XI, as well as doing technical support.

Instant Nagios Starter begins by explaining the fundamental working of Nagios and its key functions. The book then goes through Nagios' capabilities for varying monitoring needs, using simple, step-by-step instructions.

Readers will also learn how to efficiently utilize different tools for different purposes, such as monitoring, alerting, and incident management. With this book, users will discover how to use the Nagios as an effective monitoring solution for not only intelligent monitoring, but also for making an intelligent incident management system as well.

This book will be especially useful for users such as system engineers and administrators. For more information, please visit: http://link.packtpub.com/cE4s4Q