Real Time Analytics

Author: Byron Ellis
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781118838020
Release Date: 2014-06-23
Genre: Computers

Construct a robust end-to-end solution for analyzing and visualizing streaming data Real-time analytics is the hottest topic in data analytics today. In Real-Time Analytics: Techniques to Analyze and Visualize Streaming Data, expert Byron Ellis teaches data analysts technologies to build an effective real-time analytics platform. This platform can then be used to make sense of the constantly changing data that is beginning to outpace traditional batch-based analysis platforms. The author is among a very few leading experts in the field. He has a prestigious background in research, development, analytics, real-time visualization, and Big Data streaming and is uniquely qualified to help you explore this revolutionary field. Moving from a description of the overall analytic architecture of real-time analytics to using specific tools to obtain targeted results, Real-Time Analytics leverages open source and modern commercial tools to construct robust, efficient systems that can provide real-time analysis in a cost-effective manner. The book includes: A deep discussion of streaming data systems and architectures Instructions for analyzing, storing, and delivering streaming data Tips on aggregating data and working with sets Information on data warehousing options and techniques Real-Time Analytics includes in-depth case studies for website analytics, Big Data, visualizing streaming and mobile data, and mining and visualizing operational data flows. The book's "recipe" layout lets readers quickly learn and implement different techniques. All of the code examples presented in the book, along with their related data sets, are available on the companion website.

Real Time Analytics

Author: Byron Ellis
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781118837917
Release Date: 2014-07-21
Genre: Computers

Data expert Byron Ellis teaches data analysts new technologies to build an effective real-time analytics platform. The book leverages open source and modern commercial tools to show readers how to construct robust, efficient systems that provide real-time analysis in a cost effective manner.

Fundamentals of Stream Processing

Author: Henrique C. M. Andrade
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 9781107015548
Release Date: 2014-02-13
Genre: Computers

This book teaches fundamentals of stream processing, covering application design, distributed systems infrastructure, and continuous analytic algorithms.

Big Data Analytics with Java

Author: Rajat Mehta
Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd
ISBN: 9781787282193
Release Date: 2017-07-31
Genre: Computers

Learn the basics of analytics on big data using Java, machine learning and other big data tools About This Book Acquire real-world set of tools for building enterprise level data science applications Surpasses the barrier of other languages in data science and learn create useful object-oriented codes Extensive use of Java compliant big data tools like apache spark, Hadoop, etc. Who This Book Is For This book is for Java developers who are looking to perform data analysis in production environment. Those who wish to implement data analysis in their Big data applications will find this book helpful. What You Will Learn Start from simple analytic tasks on big data Get into more complex tasks with predictive analytics on big data using machine learning Learn real time analytic tasks Understand the concepts with examples and case studies Prepare and refine data for analysis Create charts in order to understand the data See various real-world datasets In Detail This book covers case studies such as sentiment analysis on a tweet dataset, recommendations on a movielens dataset, customer segmentation on an ecommerce dataset, and graph analysis on actual flights dataset. This book is an end-to-end guide to implement analytics on big data with Java. Java is the de facto language for major big data environments, including Hadoop. This book will teach you how to perform analytics on big data with production-friendly Java. This book basically divided into two sections. The first part is an introduction that will help the readers get acquainted with big data environments, whereas the second part will contain a hardcore discussion on all the concepts in analytics on big data. It will take you from data analysis and data visualization to the core concepts and advantages of machine learning, real-life usage of regression and classification using Naive Bayes, a deep discussion on the concepts of clustering,and a review of simple neural networks on big data using deepLearning4j or plain Java Spark code. This book is a must-have book for Java developers who want to start learning big data analytics and want to use it in the real world. Style and approach The approach of book is to deliver practical learning modules in manageable content. Each chapter is a self-contained unit of a concept in big data analytics. Book will step by step builds the competency in the area of big data analytics. Examples using real world case studies to give ideas of real applications and how to use the techniques mentioned. The examples and case studies will be shown using both theory and code.

Knowledge Discovery from Data Streams

Author: Joao Gama
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 9781439826126
Release Date: 2010-05-25
Genre: Business & Economics

Since the beginning of the Internet age and the increased use of ubiquitous computing devices, the large volume and continuous flow of distributed data have imposed new constraints on the design of learning algorithms. Exploring how to extract knowledge structures from evolving and time-changing data, Knowledge Discovery from Data Streams presents a coherent overview of state-of-the-art research in learning from data streams. The book covers the fundamentals that are imperative to understanding data streams and describes important applications, such as TCP/IP traffic, GPS data, sensor networks, and customer click streams. It also addresses several challenges of data mining in the future, when stream mining will be at the core of many applications. These challenges involve designing useful and efficient data mining solutions applicable to real-world problems. In the appendix, the author includes examples of publicly available software and online data sets. This practical, up-to-date book focuses on the new requirements of the next generation of data mining. Although the concepts presented in the text are mainly about data streams, they also are valid for different areas of machine learning and data mining.

Real Time Big Data Analytics

Author: Sumit Gupta
Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd
ISBN: 9781784397401
Release Date: 2016-02-26
Genre: Computers

Design, process, and analyze large sets of complex data in real time About This Book Get acquainted with transformations and database-level interactions, and ensure the reliability of messages processed using Storm Implement strategies to solve the challenges of real-time data processing Load datasets, build queries, and make recommendations using Spark SQL Who This Book Is For If you are a Big Data architect, developer, or a programmer who wants to develop applications/frameworks to implement real-time analytics using open source technologies, then this book is for you. What You Will Learn Explore big data technologies and frameworks Work through practical challenges and use cases of real-time analytics versus batch analytics Develop real-word use cases for processing and analyzing data in real-time using the programming paradigm of Apache Storm Handle and process real-time transactional data Optimize and tune Apache Storm for varied workloads and production deployments Process and stream data with Amazon Kinesis and Elastic MapReduce Perform interactive and exploratory data analytics using Spark SQL Develop common enterprise architectures/applications for real-time and batch analytics In Detail Enterprise has been striving hard to deal with the challenges of data arriving in real time or near real time. Although there are technologies such as Storm and Spark (and many more) that solve the challenges of real-time data, using the appropriate technology/framework for the right business use case is the key to success. This book provides you with the skills required to quickly design, implement and deploy your real-time analytics using real-world examples of big data use cases. From the beginning of the book, we will cover the basics of varied real-time data processing frameworks and technologies. We will discuss and explain the differences between batch and real-time processing in detail, and will also explore the techniques and programming concepts using Apache Storm. Moving on, we'll familiarize you with “Amazon Kinesis” for real-time data processing on cloud. We will further develop your understanding of real-time analytics through a comprehensive review of Apache Spark along with the high-level architecture and the building blocks of a Spark program. You will learn how to transform your data, get an output from transformations, and persist your results using Spark RDDs, using an interface called Spark SQL to work with Spark. At the end of this book, we will introduce Spark Streaming, the streaming library of Spark, and will walk you through the emerging Lambda Architecture (LA), which provides a hybrid platform for big data processing by combining real-time and precomputed batch data to provide a near real-time view of incoming data. Style and approach This step-by-step is an easy-to-follow, detailed tutorial, filled with practical examples of basic and advanced features. Each topic is explained sequentially and supported by real-world examples and executable code snippets.

Graph Analysis and Visualization

Author: Richard Brath
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781118845875
Release Date: 2015-01-30
Genre: Computers

Wring more out of the data with a scientific approach to analysis Graph Analysis and Visualization brings graph theory out of the lab and into the real world. Using sophisticated methods and tools that span analysis functions, this guide shows you how to exploit graph and network analytic techniques to enable the discovery of new business insights and opportunities. Published in full color, the book describes the process of creating powerful visualizations using a rich and engaging set of examples from sports, finance, marketing, security, social media, and more. You will find practical guidance toward pattern identification and using various data sources, including Big Data, plus clear instruction on the use of software and programming. The companion website offers data sets, full code examples in Python, and links to all the tools covered in the book. Science has already reaped the benefit of network and graph theory, which has powered breakthroughs in physics, economics, genetics, and more. This book brings those proven techniques into the world of business, finance, strategy, and design, helping extract more information from data and better communicate the results to decision-makers. Study graphical examples of networks using clear and insightful visualizations Analyze specifically-curated, easy-to-use data sets from various industries Learn the software tools and programming languages that extract insights from data Code examples using the popular Python programming language There is a tremendous body of scientific work on network and graph theory, but very little of it directly applies to analyst functions outside of the core sciences – until now. Written for those seeking empirically based, systematic analysis methods and powerful tools that apply outside the lab, Graph Analysis and Visualization is a thorough, authoritative resource.

Applied Predictive Analytics

Author: Dean Abbott
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781118727690
Release Date: 2014-03-31
Genre: Computers

Learn the art and science of predictive analytics — techniques that get results Predictive analytics is what translates big data into meaningful, usable business information. Written by a leading expert in the field, this guide examines the science of the underlying algorithms as well as the principles and best practices that govern the art of predictive analytics. It clearly explains the theory behind predictive analytics, teaches the methods, principles, and techniques for conducting predictive analytics projects, and offers tips and tricks that are essential for successful predictive modeling. Hands-on examples and case studies are included. The ability to successfully apply predictive analytics enables businesses to effectively interpret big data; essential for competition today This guide teaches not only the principles of predictive analytics, but also how to apply them to achieve real, pragmatic solutions Explains methods, principles, and techniques for conducting predictive analytics projects from start to finish Illustrates each technique with hands-on examples and includes as series of in-depth case studies that apply predictive analytics to common business scenarios A companion website provides all the data sets used to generate the examples as well as a free trial version of software Applied Predictive Analytics arms data and business analysts and business managers with the tools they need to interpret and capitalize on big data.

Streaming Data

Author: Andrew Psaltis
Publisher: Manning Publications
ISBN: 1617292281
Release Date: 2016-12-31
Genre: Computers

Many of the technologies discussed in the book - Spark, Storm, Kafka, Impala, RabbitMQ, etc. - are covered individually in other books. Throughout this book, readers will get a clear picture of how these technologies work individually and together, gain insight on how to choose the correct technologies, and discover how to fuse them together to architect a robust system. Streaming Data introduces the concepts and requirements of streaming and real-time data systems. Readers will develop a foundation to understand the challenges and solutions of building in-the-moment data systems before committing to specific technologies. Using lots of diagrams, this book systematically builds up the blueprint for an in-the-moment system concept by concept. This book focuses on the big ideas of streaming and real time data systems rather than the implementation details. Purchase of the print book includes a free eBook in PDF, Kindle, and ePub formats from Manning Publications.

Data Science and Big Data Analytics

Author: EMC Education Services
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781118876053
Release Date: 2015-01-05
Genre: Computers

Data Science and Big Data Analytics is about harnessing the power of data for new insights. The book covers the breadth of activities and methods and tools that Data Scientists use. The content focuses on concepts, principles and practical applications that are applicable to any industry and technology environment, and the learning is supported and explained with examples that you can replicate using open-source software. This book will help you: Become a contributor on a data science team Deploy a structured lifecycle approach to data analytics problems Apply appropriate analytic techniques and tools to analyzing big data Learn how to tell a compelling story with data to drive business action Prepare for EMC Proven Professional Data Science Certification Corresponding data sets are available at www.wiley.com/go/9781118876138. Get started discovering, analyzing, visualizing, and presenting data in a meaningful way today!

Data Strategy

Author: Bernard Marr
Publisher: Kogan Page Publishers
ISBN: 9780749479862
Release Date: 2017-04-03
Genre: Business & Economics

Less than 0.5 per cent of all data is currently analysed and used. However, business leaders and managers cannot afford to be unconcerned or sceptical about data. Data is revolutionizing the way we work and it is the companies that view data as a strategic asset that will survive and thrive. Bernard Marr's Data Strategy is a must-have guide to creating a robust data strategy. Explaining how to identify your strategic data needs, what methods to use to collect the data and, most importantly, how to translate your data into organizational insights for improved business decision-making and performance, this is essential reading for anyone aiming to leverage the value of their business data and gain competitive advantage. Packed with case studies and real-world examples, advice on how to build data competencies in an organization and crucial coverage of how to ensure your data doesn't become a liability, Data Strategy will equip any organization with the tools and strategies it needs to profit from big data, analytics and the Internet of Things.

Fraud Analytics Using Descriptive Predictive and Social Network Techniques

Author: Bart Baesens
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781119133124
Release Date: 2015-08-17
Genre: Computers

Detect fraud earlier to mitigate loss and prevent cascading damage Fraud Analytics Using Descriptive, Predictive, and Social Network Techniques is an authoritative guidebook for setting up a comprehensive fraud detection analytics solution. Early detection is a key factor in mitigating fraud damage, but it involves more specialized techniques than detecting fraud at the more advanced stages. This invaluable guide details both the theory and technical aspects of these techniques, and provides expert insight into streamlining implementation. Coverage includes data gathering, preprocessing, model building, and post–implementation, with comprehensive guidance on various learning techniques and the data types utilized by each. These techniques are effective for fraud detection across industry boundaries, including applications in insurance fraud, credit card fraud, anti–money laundering, healthcare fraud, telecommunications fraud, click fraud, tax evasion, and more, giving you a highly practical framework for fraud prevention. It is estimated that a typical organization loses about 5% of its revenue to fraud every year. More effective fraud detection is possible, and this book describes the various analytical techniques your organization must implement to put a stop to the revenue leak. Examine fraud patterns in historical data Utilize labeled, unlabeled, and networked data Detect fraud before the damage cascades Reduce losses, increase recovery, and tighten security The longer fraud is allowed to go on, the more harm it causes. It expands exponentially, sending ripples of damage throughout the organization, and becomes more and more complex to track, stop, and reverse. Fraud prevention relies on early and effective fraud detection, enabled by the techniques discussed here. Fraud Analytics Using Descriptive, Predictive, and Social Network Techniques helps you stop fraud in its tracks, and eliminate the opportunities for future occurrence.

The Analytic Hospitality Executive

Author: Kelly A. McGuire
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781119129981
Release Date: 2016-09-06
Genre: Business & Economics

This book will help decision makers within the hospitality/gaming industries understand big data and analytics as they apply to their industry. It will provide practical tips for incorporating analytics into existing business processes as well as assist managers discover where they can drive value in their organization via advanced analytics. The book will also contain tips and tools for creating a strategic analytic culture as opposed to silos of analytic competence and it will help identify which data sources will provide value to their organization and how to turn that information into insights.

Data Driven Security

Author: Jay Jacobs
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781118793824
Release Date: 2014-01-24
Genre: Computers

Uncover hidden patterns of data and respond with countermeasures Security professionals need all the tools at their disposal to increase their visibility in order to prevent security breaches and attacks. This careful guide explores two of the most powerful ? data analysis and visualization. You'll soon understand how to harness and wield data, from collection and storage to management and analysis as well as visualization and presentation. Using a hands-on approach with real-world examples, this book shows you how to gather feedback, measure the effectiveness of your security methods, and make better decisions. Everything in this book will have practical application for information security professionals. Helps IT and security professionals understand and use data, so they can thwart attacks and understand and visualize vulnerabilities in their networks Includes more than a dozen real-world examples and hands-on exercises that demonstrate how to analyze security data and intelligence and translate that information into visualizations that make plain how to prevent attacks Covers topics such as how to acquire and prepare security data, use simple statistical methods to detect malware, predict rogue behavior, correlate security events, and more Written by a team of well-known experts in the field of security and data analysis Lock down your networks, prevent hacks, and thwart malware by improving visibility into the environment, all through the power of data and Security Using Data Analysis, Visualization, and Dashboards.