Mastering Azure Analytics

Architecting in the Cloud with Azure Data Lake, HDInsight, and Spark

Author: Zoiner Tejada

Publisher: "O'Reilly Media, Inc."

ISBN: 1491956623

Category: Computers

Page: 412

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Microsoft Azure has over 20 platform-as-a-service (PaaS) offerings that can act in support of a big data analytics solution. So which one is right for your project? This practical book helps you understand the breadth of Azure services by organizing them into a reference framework you can use when crafting your own big data analytics solution. You’ll not only be able to determine which service best fits the job, but also learn how to implement a complete solution that scales, provides human fault tolerance, and supports future needs. Understand the fundamental patterns of the data lake and lambda architecture Recognize the canonical steps in the analytics data pipeline and learn how to use Azure Data Factory to orchestrate them Implement data lakes and lambda architectures, using Azure Data Lake Store, Data Lake Analytics, HDInsight (including Spark), Stream Analytics, SQL Data Warehouse, and Event Hubs Understand where Azure Machine Learning fits into your analytics pipeline Gain experience using these services on real-world data that has real-world problems, with scenarios ranging from aviation to Internet of Things (IoT)
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Mastering Azure Serverless Computing

A practical guide to building and deploying enterprise-grade serverless applications using Azure Functions

Author: Lorenzo Barbieri,Massimo Bonanni

Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd

ISBN: 1789952050

Category: Computers

Page: 362

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Become an expert in implementing Azure Functions to work seamlessly with your serverless applications Key Features Develop scalable, robust multi-tier apps without worrying about infrastructure needs Deploy and manage cost-effective and highly available serverless apps using Azure Functions Accelerate enterprise-level application development by seamlessly integrating different cloud services with Azure Functions Book Description Application development has evolved from traditional monolithic app development to using serverless options and microservices. This book is designed to guide you through using Microsoft's Azure Functions to process data, integrate systems, and build simple APIs and microservices. You will discover how to apply serverless computing to speed up deployment and reduce downtime. You'll also explore Azure Functions, including its core functionalities and essential tools, along with understanding how to debug and even customize Azure Functions. In addition to this, the book will take you through how you can effectively implement DevOps and automation in your working environment. Toward the concluding chapters, you'll cover some quick tips, troubleshooting techniques, and real-world serverless use cases that will help you make the most of serverless computing. By the end of this book, you will have gained the skills you need to develop and deliver cost-effective Azure serverless solutions. What you will learn Create and deploy advanced Azure Functions Learn to extend the runtime of Azure Functions Orchestrate your logic through code or a visual workflow Add caching, security, routing, and filtering to your APIs Use serverless technologies in real-world scenarios Understand how to apply DevOps and automation to your working environment Who this book is for This book is designed for cloud administrators, architects, and developers interested in building scalable systems and deploying serverless applications with Azure Functions. Prior knowledge of core Microsoft Azure services and Azure Functions is necessary to understand the topics covered in this book.
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Mastering Identity and Access Management with Microsoft Azure

Empower users by managing and protecting identities and data, 2nd Edition

Author: Jochen Nickel

Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd

ISBN: 1789131154

Category: Computers

Page: 698

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Start empowering users and protecting corporate data, while managing identities and access with Microsoft Azure in different environments Key Features Understand how to identify and manage business drivers during transitions Explore Microsoft Identity and Access Management as a Service (IDaaS) solution Over 40 playbooks to support your learning process with practical guidelines Book Description Microsoft Azure and its Identity and access management are at the heart of Microsoft's software as service products, including Office 365, Dynamics CRM, and Enterprise Mobility Management. It is crucial to master Microsoft Azure in order to be able to work with the Microsoft Cloud effectively. You’ll begin by identifying the benefits of Microsoft Azure in the field of identity and access management. Working through the functionality of identity and access management as a service, you will get a full overview of the Microsoft strategy. Understanding identity synchronization will help you to provide a well-managed identity. Project scenarios and examples will enable you to understand, troubleshoot, and develop on essential authentication protocols and publishing scenarios. Finally, you will acquire a thorough understanding of Microsoft Information protection technologies. What you will learn Apply technical descriptions to your business needs and deployments Manage cloud-only, simple, and complex hybrid environments Apply correct and efficient monitoring and identity protection strategies Design and deploy custom Identity and access management solutions Build a complete identity and access management life cycle Understand authentication and application publishing mechanisms Use and understand the most crucial identity synchronization scenarios Implement a suitable information protection strategy Who this book is for This book is a perfect companion for developers, cyber security specialists, system and security engineers, IT consultants/architects, and system administrators who are looking for perfectly up–to-date hybrid and cloud-only scenarios. You should have some understanding of security solutions, Active Directory, access privileges/rights, and authentication methods. Programming knowledge is not required but can be helpful for using PowerShell or working with APIs to customize your solutions.
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Mastering Microsoft Power BI

Expert techniques for effective data analytics and business intelligence

Author: Brett Powell

Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd

ISBN: 1788292286

Category: Computers

Page: 638

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Design, create and manage robust Power BI solutions to gain meaningful business insights Key Features Master all the dashboarding and reporting features of Microsoft Power BI Combine data from multiple sources, create stunning visualizations and publish your reports across multiple platforms A comprehensive guide with real-world use cases and examples demonstrating how you can get the best out of Microsoft Power BI Book Description This book is intended for business intelligence professionals responsible for the design and development of Power BI content as well as managers, architects and administrators who oversee Power BI projects and deployments. The chapters flow from the planning of a Power BI project through the development and distribution of content to the administration of Power BI for an organization. BI developers will learn how to create sustainable and impactful Power BI datasets, reports, and dashboards. This includes connecting to data sources, shaping and enhancing source data, and developing an analytical data model. Additionally, top report and dashboard design practices are described using features such as Bookmarks and the Power KPI visual. BI managers will learn how Power BI’s tools work together such as with the On-premises data gateway and how content can be staged and securely distributed via Apps. Additionally, both the Power BI Report Server and Power BI Premium are reviewed. By the end of this book, you will be confident in creating effective charts, tables, reports or dashboards for any kind of data using the tools and techniques in Microsoft PowerBI. What you will learn Build efficient data retrieval and transformation processes with the Power Query M Language Design scalable, user-friendly DirectQuery and Import Data Models Develop visually rich, immersive, and interactive reports and dashboards Maintain version control and stage deployments across development, test, and production environments Manage and monitor the Power BI Service and the On-premises data gateway Develop a fully on-premise solution with the Power BI Report Server Scale up a Power BI solution via Power BI Premium capacity and migration to Azure Analysis Services or SQL Server Analysis Services Who this book is for Business Intelligence professionals and existing Power BI users looking to master Power BI for all their data visualization and dashboarding needs will find this book to be useful. While understanding of the basic BI concepts is required, some exposure to Microsoft Power BI will be helpful.
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Mastering Office 365 Administration

A complete and comprehensive guide to Office 365 Administration - manage users, domains, licenses, and much more

Author: Thomas Carpe,Nikkia Carter,Alara Rogers

Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd

ISBN: 1787127443

Category: Computers

Page: 532

View: 2017

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Leverage Office 365 to increase your organization's efficiency Key Features Perform common to advanced-level management and administrative tasks for your organization with Office 365 Become an Office 365 generalist who can work with the entire stack—not just specific products An advanced-level guide that will teach you to implement enterprise-level services into your organization, no matter the size of the business Book Description In today's world, every organization aims to migrate to the cloud in order to become more efficient by making full use of the latest technologies. Office 365 is your one-stop solution to making your organization reliable, scalable, and fast. This book will start with an overview of Office 365 components, and help you learn how to use the administration portal, and perform basic administration. It then goes on to cover common management tasks, such as managing users, admin roles, groups, securing Office 365, and enforcing compliance. In the next set of chapters, you will learn about topics including managing Skype for Business Online, Yammer, OneDrive for Business, and Microsoft Teams. In the final section of the book, you will learn how to carry out reporting and monitor Office 365 service health. By the end of this book, you will be able to implement enterprise-level services with Office 365 based on your organization's needs. What you will learn Understand the vast Office 365 feature set Understand how workloads and applications interact and integrate with each other Connect PowerShell to various Office 365 services and perform tasks Manage Skype for Business Online Get support and monitor Office 365 service health Manage and administer identities and groups efficiently Who this book is for This book targets architects, sys admins, engineers, and administrators who are working with Office 365 and are responsible for configuring, implementing, and managing Office 365 in their organization. A prior knowledge of Office 365 and Exchange servers is mandatory.
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Hands-On Industrial Internet of Things

Create a powerful Industrial IoT infrastructure using Industry 4.0

Author: Giacomo Veneri,Antonio Capasso

Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd

ISBN: 1789538300

Category: Computers

Page: 556

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Build a strong and efficient IoT infrastructure at industrial and enterprise level by mastering Industrial IoT network Key Features Gain hands-on experience working with industrial architecture Explore the potential of cloud-based Industrial IoT platforms, analytics, and protocols Improve business models and transform your workforce with Industry 4.0 Book Description We live in an era where advanced automation is used to achieve accurate results. To set up an automation environment, you need to first configure a network that can be accessed anywhere and by any device. This book is a practical guide that helps you discover the technologies and use cases for Industrial Internet of Things (IIOT). Hands-On Industrial Internet of Things takes you through the implementation of industrial processes and specialized control devices and protocols. You’ll study the process of identifying and connecting to different industrial data sources gathered from different sensors. Furthermore, you’ll be able to connect these sensors to cloud network, such as AWS IoT, Azure IoT, Google IoT, and OEM IoT platforms, and extract data from the cloud to your devices. As you progress through the chapters, you’ll gain hands-on experience in using open source Node-Red, Kafka, Cassandra, and Python. You will also learn how to develop streaming and batch-based Machine Learning algorithms. By the end of this book, you will have mastered the features of Industry 4.0 and be able to build stronger, faster, and more reliable IoT infrastructure in your Industry. What you will learn Explore industrial processes, devices, and protocols Design and implement the I-IoT network flow Gather and transfer industrial data in a secure way Get to grips with popular cloud-based platforms Understand diagnostic analytics to answer critical workforce questions Discover the Edge device and understand Edge and Fog computing Implement equipment and process management to achieve business-specific goals Who this book is for If you’re an IoT architect, developer, or stakeholder working with architectural aspects of Industrial Internet of Things, this book is for you.
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Research Advances in Cloud Computing

Author: Sanjay Chaudhary,Gaurav Somani,Rajkumar Buyya

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 9811050260

Category: Computers

Page: 465

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This book addresses the emerging area of cloud computing, providing a comprehensive overview of the research areas, recent work and open research problems. The move to cloud computing is no longer merely a topic of discussion; it has become a core competency that every modern business needs to embrace and excel at. It has changed the way enterprise and internet computing is viewed, and this success story is the result of the long-term efforts of computing research community around the globe. It is predicted that by 2026 more than two-thirds of all enterprises across the globe will be entirely run in cloud. These predictions have led to huge levels of funding for research and development in cloud computing and related technologies. Accordingly, universities across the globe have incorporated cloud computing and its related technologies in their curriculum, and information technology (IT) organizations are accelerating their skill-set evolution in order to be better prepared to manage emerging technologies and public expectations of the cloud, such as new services.
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Implementing AWS: Design, Build, and Manage your Infrastructure

Leverage AWS features to build highly secure, fault-tolerant, and scalable cloud environments

Author: Yohan Wadia,Rowan Udell,Lucas Chan,Udita Gupta

Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd

ISBN: 1788831063

Category: Computers

Page: 690

View: 6361

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Work through exciting recipes to administer your AWS cloud Key Features Build secure environments using AWS components and services Explore core AWS features with real-world applications and best practices Design and build Lambda functions using real-world examples Book Description With this Learning Path, you’ll explore techniques to easily manage applications on the AWS cloud. You’ll begin with an introduction to serverless computing, its advantages, and the fundamentals of AWS. The following chapters will guide you on how to manage multiple accounts by setting up consolidated billing, enhancing your application delivery skills, with the latest AWS services such as CodeCommit, CodeDeploy, and CodePipeline to provide continuous delivery and deployment, while also securing and monitoring your environment's workflow. It’ll also add to your understanding of the services AWS Lambda provides to developers. To refine your skills further, it demonstrates how to design, write, test, monitor, and troubleshoot Lambda functions. By the end of this Learning Path, you’ll be able to create a highly secure, fault-tolerant, and scalable environment for your applications. This Learning Path includes content from the following Packt products: AWS Administration: The Definitive Guide, Second Edition by Yohan Wadia AWS Administration Cookbook by Rowan Udell, Lucas Chan Mastering AWS Lambda by Yohan Wadia, Udita Gupta What you will learn Explore the benefits of serverless computing and applications Deploy apps with AWS Elastic Beanstalk and Amazon Elastic File System Secure environments with AWS CloudTrail, AWSConfig, and AWS Shield Run big data analytics with Amazon EMR and Amazon Redshift Back up and safeguard data using AWS Data Pipeline Create monitoring and alerting dashboards using CloudWatch Effectively monitor and troubleshoot serverless applications with AWS Design serverless apps via AWS Lambda, DynamoDB, and API Gateway Who this book is for This Learning Path is specifically designed for IT system and network administrators, AWS architects, and DevOps engineers who want to effectively implement AWS in their organization and easily manage daily activities. Familiarity with Linux, web services, cloud computing platforms, virtualization, networking, and other administration-related tasks will assist in understanding the concepts in the book. Prior hands-on experience with AWS core services such as EC2, IAM, S3, and programming languages, such as Node.Js, Java, and C#, will also prove beneficial.
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