Kafka in Action

Kafka in Action

Kafka in Action is a practical, hands-on guide to building Kafka-based data pipelines. Filled with real-world use cases and scenarios, this book probes Kafka’s most common use cases, ranging from simple logging through managing streaming data systems for message routing, analytics, and more. In systems that handle big data,…

Beginning Ballerina Programming

Beginning Ballerina Programming

Discover the Ballerina programming language for next-generation microservices and native cloud application development. This book shows you that Ballerina is a cutting-edge programming language, which incorporates many of the latest technological advancements in programming language theory. You’ll learn variables and types, modules and functions, flow control, error handling,…

Seriously Good Software

Seriously Good Software

Serious developers know that code can always be improved. With each iteration, you make optimizations—small and large—that can have a huge impact on your application’s speed, size, resilience, and maintainability. In Seriously Good Software: Code that Works, Survives, and Wins, author, teacher, and Java expert Marco Faella teaches you…

Next-Generation Machine Learning with Spark

Next-Generation Machine Learning with Spark

Access real-world documentation and examples for the Spark platform for building large-scale, enterprise-grade machine learning applications. The past decade has seen an astonishing series of advances in machine learning. These breakthroughs are disrupting our everyday life and making an impact across every industry.Next-Generation Machine Learning with Spark provides a gentle…

Laptops For Dummies, 3rd Edition

Laptops For Dummies, 3rd Edition

Laptops For Dummies, 3rd Edition shows you how to use your laptop to its fullest potential, from how to purchase a laptop and what to do when you first open the box to how to keep your laptop safe and running smoothly. You will discover how to choose and…

Beginning Microsoft Power BI, 3rd Edition

Beginning Microsoft Power BI, 3rd Edition

Analyze company data quickly and easily using Microsoft’s powerful data tools. Learn to build scalable and robust data models, clean and combine different data sources effectively, and create compelling and professional visuals. Beginning Power BI is a hands-on, activity-based guide that takes you through the process of analyzing your…

CCSK Certificate of Cloud Security Knowledge All-in-One Exam Guide

CCSK Certificate of Cloud Security Knowledge All-in-One Exam Guide

This effective study guide provides 100% coverage of every topic on the challenging CCSK exam from the Cloud Security Alliance This highly effective self-study guide covers all domains of the challenging Certificate of Cloud Security Knowledge v4 exam. Written by a cloud security trainer and consultant in collaboration…

Practical Oracle SQL

Practical Oracle SQL

Write powerful queries using as much of the feature-rich Oracle SQL language as possible, progressing beyond the simple queries of basic SQL as standardized in SQL-92. Both standard SQL and Oracle’s own extensions to the language have progressed far over the decades in terms of how much you…

Managing Your Outsourced IT Services Provider

Managing Your Outsourced IT Services Provider

Managing Your Outsourced IT Services Provider teaches executives and managers of organizations that are outsourcing some or all of their IT services and/or IT-enabled business processes how to unleash the full potential of their outsourced workforce safely and profitably. Drawing on two decades of experience managing client relationships for…