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Big Data Imperatives: Enterprise 'Big Data' Warehouse, 'BI' Implementations and Analytics by Harsha Srivatsa, Madhu Jagadeesh, Soumendra Mohanty

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Introduction

You may be wondering—is this book for me? If you are seeking a textbook on Hadoop, then clearly the answer is no. This book does not attempt to fully explain the theory and derivation of the various algorithms and techniques behind products such as Hadoop. Some familiarity with Hadoop techniques and related concepts, like NoSQL, is useful in reading this book, but not assumed.

If you are developing, implementing, or managing modern, intelligent applications, then the answer is yes. This book provides a practical rather than a theoretical treatment of big data concepts, along with complete examples and recipes for solutions. It develops some insights gleaned by experienced practitioners in the course of demonstrating how big data ...

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