Big Data News

Get the latest Big Data news, insights and updates from the Packt Hub. We’ll help you get to grips with NoSQL databases like MongoDB. With the vast quantities of Data currently stored by businesses, it’s becoming increasingly important to manage it in logical and secure ways. Therefore, the Hub provides news and insights around technologies like Hadoop and AWS to help keep you up to date.

Configuring a MySQL linked server on SQL Server 2008

Linking servers provides an elegant solution when you are faced with running queries against databases on distributed servers or looking at your distributed assets...
execute jobs in an iterative way with Pentaho Data Integration (PDI)

How to execute jobs in an iterative way with Pentaho Data Integration (PDI)

This is a book excerpt  from Learning Pentaho Data Integration 8 CE - Third Edition written by María Carina Roldán.  From this book, you...
Why is Hadoop dying?

Why is Hadoop dying?

Hadoop has been the definitive big data platform for some time. The name has practically been synonymous with the field. But while its ascent...
CRUD operations

CRUD (Create Read, Update and Delete) Operations with Elasticsearch

This article is an excerpt from a book written by Pranav Shukla and Sharath Kumar M N titled Learning Elastic Stack 6.0. This book...

3 ways to use Indexes in Teradata to improve database performance

In this tutorial, we will create solutions to design indexes to help us improve query performance of Teradata database management system. This article is an...

Implementing K-Means Clustering in Python

This article is an adaptation of content from the book Data Science Algorithms in a Week, by David Natingga. I’ve modified it a bit...
data models

Building a Microsoft Power BI Data Model

"The data model is what feeds and what powers Power BI." - Kasper de Jonge, Senior Program Manager, Microsoft Data models developed in Power BI Desktop...
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12 most common MySQL errors you should be aware of

The following excerpt is taken from the book MySQL 8 Administrator’s Guide written by Chintan Mehta, Ankit Bhavsar, Subhash Shah and Hetal Oza. This...
Boxes and whisker plot in Tableau

Visualizing 3D plots in Matplotlib 2.0

This article is an excerpt from a book by Allen Chi Shing Yu, Claire Yik Lok Chung, and Aldrin Kay Yuen Yim titled Matplotlib...
Data visualization in Tableau

Why MongoDB is the most popular NoSQL database today

If NoSQL is the king, MongoDB is surely its crown jewel. With over 15 million downloads and counting, MongoDB is the most popular NoSQL...

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ServiceNow Partners with IBM on AIOps from

ServiceNow and IBM this week announced that the Watson artificial intelligence for IT operations (AIOps) platform from IBM will be integrated with the IT...

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Distributed training in TensorFlow 2.x

TensorFlow 2 is a rich development ecosystem composed of two main parts: Training and Serving. Training consists of a set of libraries for dealing...

How to Create Tensors in PyTorch