NoSQL For Dummies

By Adam Fowler

Get on top of things at the nuances of NoSQL databases and what they suggest on your organization

This effortless to learn consultant to NoSQL databases presents the kind of no-nonsense evaluation and research that you have to study, together with what NoSQL is and which database is true for you. that includes particular review standards for NoSQL databases, besides a glance into the professionals and cons of the most well-liked thoughts, NoSQL For Dummies presents the quickest and easiest method to dive into the main points of this magnificent expertise. you will achieve an figuring out of the way to exploit NoSQL databases for mission-critical firm architectures and initiatives, and real-world examples strengthen the first issues to create an action-oriented source for IT pros.

If you are making plans a huge facts undertaking or platform, you most likely already be aware of you want to pick out a NoSQL database to accomplish your structure. yet with innovations flooding the marketplace and updates and components coming at a swift velocity, settling on what you require now, and sooner or later, could be a tall job. this is often the place NoSQL For Dummies comes in!

  • Learn the fundamental tenets of NoSQL databases and why they've got come to the leading edge as information has outpaced the functions of relational databases
  • Discover significant avid gamers between NoSQL databases, together with Cassandra, MongoDB, MarkLogic, Neo4J, and others
  • Get an in-depth examine the advantages and downsides of the big variety of NoSQL database options
  • Explore the desires of your company as they relate to the services of particular NoSQL databases

Big facts and Hadoop get the entire cognizance, but if it comes right down to it, NoSQL databases are the engines that energy many huge information analytics tasks. With NoSQL For Dummies, you will transcend relational databases to ramp up your enterprise's information structure in no time.

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Macworld [UK] (May 2016)

Macworld journal is the world’s best-selling Apple journal, that includes in-depth studies, professional recommendation, how tos and crucial publications to Macs, iPads, iPhones and similar items, in addition to every thing you want to learn about Mac OS X, iOS and linked software program together with iTunes and extra. while you are new to Apple and are searhing for recommendation that can assist you start, or when you are a Mac enthusiast trying to justify your subsequent purchase, Macworld is the journal to make sure you make definitely the right selection. Macworld is created via a world crew of specialists dependent in London and San Francisco, sign up for use each factor as we examine the newest product bulletins from the world’s largest (and most sensible) know-how corporation.

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Public Parts: How Sharing in the Digital Age is Revolutionizing Life, Business, and Society

By Jeff Jarvis

A visionary and positive philosopher examines the stress among privateness and publicness that's remodeling how we shape groups, create identities, do company, and dwell our lives.

Thanks to the net, we now live--more and more--in public. greater than 750 million humans (and 1/2 all american citizens) use fb, the place we proportion one thousand million occasions an afternoon. The collective voice of Twitter echoes immediately a hundred million occasions day-by-day, from Tahrir sq. to the Mall of the USA, on matters that variety from democratic reform to unfolding usual mess ups to star gossip. New instruments allow us to proportion our images, movies, purchases, wisdom, friendships, destinations, and lives.Yet swap brings worry, and lots of people--nostalgic for a extra homogeneous mass tradition and provoked through well-meaning advocates for privacy--despair that the web and the way we percentage there's making us dumber, crasser, distracted, and liable to threats of all types. yet no longer Jeff Jarvis.

In this shibboleth-destroying ebook, Public Partsargues persuasively and in my view that the net and our new experience of publicness are, actually, doing the other. Jarvis travels again in time to teach the fantastic parallels of worry and resistance that met the arrival of alternative concepts akin to the digital camera and the printing press. the web, he argues, will swap company, society, and lifestyles as profoundly as Gutenberg's invention, transferring energy from previous associations to us all.Based on wide interviews, Public Parts introduces us to the boys and ladies development a brand new according to sharing.

Some of them became loved ones names--Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg, Google's Eric Schmidt, and Twitter's Evan Williams. Others may perhaps quickly be famous because the industrialists, philosophers, and architects of our destiny. Jarvis explores the promising ways that the web and publicness let us collaborate, imagine, ways--how we manufacture and marketplace, purchase and promote, arrange and govern, educate and examine. He additionally examines the need in addition to the bounds of privateness for you to comprehend and therefore defend it.

This new and open period has already profoundly disrupted economies, industries, legislation, ethics, early life, and plenty of different aspects of our day-by-day lives. however the swap has simply began. the form of the longer term isn't really guaranteed. the fantastic new instruments of publicness can be utilized to stable ends and undesirable. The choices--and the responsibilities--lie with us. Jarvis makes an pressing case that the way forward for the internet--what one technologist calls "the 8th continent"--requires as a lot safeguard because the actual area we proportion, the air we breathe, and the rights we find the money for each other. it's a area of the general public, for the general public, and through the general public. It wishes safeguard and appreciate from we all. As Secretary of kingdom Hillary Clinton acknowledged within the wake of the uprisings within the center East, "If humans around the globe are going to come back jointly each day on-line and feature a secure and efficient event, we'd like a shared imaginative and prescient to lead us." Jeff Jarvis has that imaginative and prescient and should be that advisor.

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Handbook of Surveillance Technologies: History & Applications, 3rd Edition

From formally sanctioned, high-tech operations to price range secret agent cameras and mobile phone video, this up to date and accelerated variation of a bestselling guide displays the fast and demanding development of the surveillance undefined. The Handbook of Surveillance applied sciences, 3rd Edition is the single finished paintings to chronicle the historical past and present purposes of the full-range of surveillance technologies―offering the most recent in surveillance and privateness concerns.

  • Cutting-Edge―updates its bestselling predecessor with discussions on social media, GPS circuits in mobile phones and PDAs, new GIS platforms, Google street-viewing expertise, satellite tv for pc surveillance, sonar and biometric surveillance structures, and rising developments
  • Comprehensive―from sonar and biometric surveillance platforms to satellites, it describes secret agent units, laws, and privateness issues―from their historic origins to present applications―including contemporary controversies and alterations within the constitution of the intelligence group at domestic and abroad
  • Modular―chapters should be learn in any order―browse as a qualified reference on an as-needed basis―or use as a textual content forSurveillance reports courses

Using a story variety and greater than 950 illustrations, this guide can assist journalists/newscasters, privateness businesses, and civic planners seize technical features whereas additionally supplying professional-level info for surveillance experiences, sociology and political technology educators, legislation enforcement group of workers, and forensic trainees. It comprises wide source info for additional research on the finish of every chapter.

Covers the total spectrum of surveillance structures, together with:

Radar • Sonar • RF/ID • satellite tv for pc • Ultraviolet • Infrared • Biometric • Genetic • Animal • Biochemical • computing device • Wiretapping • Audio • Cryptologic • Chemical • organic • X-Ray • Magnetic

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The Rise of the Computer State: The Threat to Our Freedoms, Our Ethics and our Democratic Process

By David Burnham

The upward push of the pc State is a complete exam of the ways in which pcs and large databases are allowing the nation’s agencies and legislation enforcement corporations to gradually erode our privateness and manage and keep watch over the yank humans. This ebook was once written in 1983 as a caution. this day it's a heritage. so much of its grim eventualities are actually a part of lifestyle. The therapy proposed right here, higher public oversight of and govt, has no longer happened, yet a greater one has now not but been chanced on. whereas lots of individuals have willingly surrendered a lot in their privateness and we all have misplaced a few of it, the proper to maintain what continues to be continues to be worthy protecting.

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Global Metaphors: Modernity and the Quest For One World

By Jo-Anne Pemberton

The arrival of the 20th century observed an enormous enhance in clinical expertise. by way of the inter-war interval of the Twenties and early Thirties automobiles, planes and radios have been part of way of life, and technology grew to become a well-liked cult for a brand new age. religion in technological know-how surged amidst an environment of highbrow and social concern. Jo-Anne Pemberton appears intimately on the rhetoric utilized by the political sessions of the time that propagated a imaginative and prescient of a brand new international harmony, and divulges the way those self same metaphors and imagery are used this day within the rhetoric of globalization. Then, as now, the belief of 'one global' used to be challenged via notions of manyness and multiplicity. Drawing parallels among then and now, worldwide Metaphors unearths how a lot of the charm of globalization rhetoric depends on shimmering technological fantasies in regards to the destiny. this day this additionally accommodates pictures of our environment that are used to enhance the belief of an interconnected international. whereas this seductive imagery is impelled at one point by way of the romance of clinical invention, Pemberton unearths the way it's also used to cement specific political, fiscal and cultural pursuits as common items. Arguing that our present debate approximately globalization is in impact a re-run of an identical debate from the inter-war interval, she explores why globalist considering profits foreign money at specific moments in heritage, and appears past this to the pursuits, values and cultural biases it belies. The publication explores many similarities among early 20th century discussions of modernity and past due 20th century debates approximately postmodernity.

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Darwin among the Machines: The Evolution of Global Intelligence

By George B. Dyson

As well timed now because it was once while it was once first released in 1997, Darwin one of the Machines tells the tale of humankind’s lengthy trip into the electronic age. Historian of know-how George Dyson lines the process the knowledge revolution, illuminating the lives and paintings of visionaries—from Thomas Hobbes to John von Neumann—who foresaw the improvement of synthetic intelligence, man made lifestyles, and synthetic brain. Weaving a resounding, sometimes scary narrative of the evolution of the worldwide community, Dyson explores the bounds of Darwinian evolution to indicate what lies forward. machine courses and around the world networks are combining to supply an evolutionary theater within which the differences among nature and know-how are more and more obscured, he argues. we live in the course of an experiment—one that echoes the prehistory of human intelligence and the origins of existence. Now in a brand new paperback version, this vintage paintings at the emergence of collective mechanical intelligence will resonate for generations to come.

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30 Years after Les Immatériaux: Art, Science, and Theory

By Yuk Hui

In 1985, the French thinker Jean-François Lyotard curated a groundbreaking exhibition referred to as Les Immatériaux on the Centre Pompidou in Paris. The exhibition confirmed how telecommunication applied sciences have been starting to impression each point of lifestyles. while, it was once a cloth demonstration of what Lyotard known as the postmodern situation. This booklet contains a formerly unpublished file through Jean-François Lyotard at the notion of Les Immatériaux and its relation to postmodernity. Reviewing the historic signifi cance of the exhibition, his textual content is observed through twelve modern meditations. The philosophers, paintings historians, and artists - between them Bernard Stiegler, Sven-Olov Wallenstein, Anne-Elisabeth Sejten and Jean-Louis Boissier - examine this crucial second within the heritage of media and concept, and refl ect at the new fabric stipulations caused by way of electronic applied sciences within the final 30 years.

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Management Information Systems (12th Edition)

By Kenneth C. Laudon

Management details Systems presents accomplished and integrative assurance of crucial new applied sciences, info approach functions, and their influence on enterprise types and managerial decision-making in an exhilarating and interactive demeanour.

The 12th version specializes in the key adjustments which have been made in details expertise during the last years, and comprises new starting, ultimate, and Interactive consultation cases.

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Laser Beam Shaping: Theory and Techniques, Second Edition

Laser Beam Shaping: thought and Techniques addresses the idea and perform of each vital method for lossless beam shaping. whole with experimental effects in addition to assistance on whilst beam shaping is useful and whilst every one process is suitable, the Second Edition is up-to-date to mirror major advancements within the box. This authoritative text:

  • Features new chapters on axicon gentle ring iteration platforms, laser-beam-splitting (fan-out) gratings, vortex beams, and microlens diffusers
  • Describes the newest advances in beam profile size expertise and laser beam shaping utilizing diffractive diffusers
  • Contains new fabric on wavelength dependence, channel integrators, geometrical optics, and optical software

Laser Beam Shaping: idea and methods, moment Edition now not only provides a operating knowing of the basics, but in addition bargains perception into the capability program of laser-beam-profile shaping in laser method design.

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