Unleash the power of data through “Big Data Black book”


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Big Data is one of the most popular buzzwords in technology industry today. Organizations worldwide have realized the value of the immense volume of data available, and are trying their best to manage, analyse, and unleash the power of data to build strategies and develop a competitive edge. At the same time, the advent of the technology has led to the evolution of a variety of new and enhanced job roles. The objective of this book is to create a new breed of versatile Big Data analysts and developers, who are thoroughly conversant with basic and advanced analytic techniques for manipulating and analysing data, the Big Data platform, and the business and industry requirements to be able to participate in productively in Big Data projects.

Book covers:

  • Overview of Big Data
  • Big Data in Business Context
  • Hadoop Ecosystem
  • MapReduce Fundamentals
  • Big Data Technologies
  • Data processing with MapReduce
  • Programming with Hive
  • YARN, Hive, and Pig
  • Manipulating Data using the R Language
  • Functions and Packages in R
  • Big Data Visualization Techniques

This book aims to

  • Acquaint the readers with the entire data analytics lifecycle
  • Familiarize the readers with the role and use of Big Data in
    various relevant industries through case studies
  • Provide complete technical know-how of basic and advanced
    Big Data analytic and data visualization techniques used to
    analyse data, and provide business insights
  • Give hands-on experience of working with Big Data analytics
    tools on datasets, including R and Hadoop
  • Enable readers to develop MapReduce and Pig programs,
    manipulate distributed files and understand APIs supporting
    MapReduce programs

About The Author:
DT Editorial Services has seized the market of computer books, bringing excellent content in software development to the fore. The team is committed to excellence—excellence in quality of content, excellence in the dedication of its authors and editors, excellence in the attention to detail, and excellence in understanding the needs of its readers.

ISBN: 9789351197577 | Author: DT Editorial Services | Price: 999 | Pages: 1120

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Dreamtech Press has released new book in finance named “Financial Derivatives”


Financial Derivatives

The book Financial Derivatives: A Case Study Based Learning is primarily designed for learners who want to make a career in the field of financial management. It provides clear and concise explanations of different derivative instruments and how those can be used for the purpose of risk management. Adequate amount of case studies, numerical illustrations, and graphical demonstrations have been provided in the book to strengthen the theoretical and practical understanding of the learners. In addition, Excel-based solutions of practical problems given in the book will help learners in putting the theories into practical applications. The book will serve as an ideal introduction for the students who are new to the subject. In addition, it will serve as an essential reference for the students who are already exposed to this field.

Author:

Dr. Manu Sharma has more than 12 years of professional experience in various fields in finance, such as investment banking, M&A, financial derivatives and financial engineering, security analysis, and capital market. He has worked in a number of financial organizations including Trudeau & Trudeau Associates and GE Capital International Services. Currently, he is a faculty in the finance department of the University Institute of Applied Management science, Punjab University, India. Dr. Manu Sharma completed his Bachelor of Engineering (Chemical) from the Punjab University in 1999. He did his MBA (Finance) from the University of Massachusetts, Boston in 2002. He also completed his Doctorate in Finance from the SMC University, Switzerland in 2009. His books include Mergers & Acquisitions and Corporate Valuation: An Excel Based Approach, Risk Management with Financial Derivatives, and Due Diligence in Private Equity.

Book Detail:
ISBN: 9789351197935 | Authors: Dr. Manu Sharma | Pages: 272 | Price: 349

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New book on JAVA by Dreamtech Press: “Java 8 Black Book”


Java 8 BB

Java 8 Black Book is a solid introductory reference that has been written from the experts’ point of view and so includes hundreds of examples covering every feature of the subject. The book takes you in the direction of mastering the entire spectrum of Java 8—from generics to security enhancements, from new applet deployment enhancements to networking, from multiple threads to JavaBeans, from JDBC to file handling and much more. Designed to contain more on Java 8 than any other book on the topic, every aspect of this book is worth its price.

This book will help you to:

  • Master the whole Java 8
  • Comprehend Abstract Windowing Toolkit (AWT)
  • Form multithreaded applications
  • Handle advanced security issues
  • Create both TCP clients and servers
  • Conquer the Java Swing user interface
  • Build packages, interfaces, and JAR files
  • Generate JavaBeans
  • Utilize Java Database Connectivity
  • Employ networking and sockets on the Internet
  • Specify through Generics
  • Process Collections
  • Create lists, choices, text areas, scroll bars, and scroll panes
  • Create menus and toolbars

What the book has for you:

  • Operators, Conditionals, and Loops
  • Object-Oriented Programming
  • Inheritance, Inner Classes, and Interfaces
  • AWT—Applets, Applications, and Event Handling
  • AWT—Text Fields, Buttons, Checkboxes, Radio Buttons, and Layouts
  • AWT—Lists, Choices, Text Areas, Scroll Bars, and Scroll Panes
  • AWT—Graphics, Images, Text, and Fonts
  • AWT—Windows, Menus, and Dialog Boxes
  • Swing—Applets, Applications, and Pluggable Look and Feel
  • Swing—Text Fields, Buttons, Toggle Buttons, Checkboxes, and Radio Buttons
  • Swing—Viewports, Scrolling, Sliders, Lists, Tables, and Trees
  • Swing—Combo Boxes, Progress Bars, Tooltips, Separators, and Choosers
  • Swing—Layered Panes, Tabbed Panes, Split Panes, and Layouts
  • Swing—Menus and Toolbars
  • Swing—Windows, Desktop Panes, Inner Frames, and Dialog Boxes
  • Streams—File and I/O Handling
  • Multiple Threads
  • Networking and Security with Java
  • Collections
  • Packages, Interfaces, JAR Files, and Annotations
  • Java Beans
  • JDBC

Who this book is for:

For any professional who want to make a career in the field of JAVA development.

Author:

DT Editorial Services has seized the market of computer books, bringing excellent content in software development to the fore. The team is committed to excellence—excellence in quality of content, excellence in the dedication of its authors and editors, excellence in the attention to detail, and excellence in understanding the needs of its readers.

Book Detail:

ISBN: 9789351197584 | Authors: DT Editorial Services | Pages: 1052 | Price: 699 | User Level: Intermediate to Advance | Bisac Category: COMPUTERS / Programming Languages / Java

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New book on information security and cyber laws

September 23, 2014 Leave a comment

Introduction to Information Security and Cyber laws

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The rapid growth of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) has raised the bar for the security requirements also. Lots of data is received, stored, processed, and transmitted. Therefore, its security is extremely important. The Information Security and Cyber Law book helps you to understand the major aspects of information security, including information assurance, cybercrime, threats to the security of information systems, risk assessment, and countermeasures. This book covers details about the ways in which you can mitigate risks and overcome the issues that may cause harms to an information system’s security. The book also provides you knowledge of various laws, such as patent
law and copy right law, which have been constituted in the field of information security. Lots of examples are included in this book in an easy-to-understand language, along with exercises at the end of each unit.

Features:

  • Provides simple, clear and concise language, which makes the book easy and enjoyable for the
    reader.
  • Follows a real-life application-based approach and provides examples wherever required.
  • Provides well-structured text and illustrative block diagrams and figures wherever needed.
  • Includes chapter objectives and advance organizer at the beginning of each chapter to describe what the reader would learn in the chapter.
  • Includes comprehensive and detailed coverage of each topic to meet the requirements of the target
    audience, including postgraduates, undergraduates, and professionals.

This Book Covers:

  • Introduction to Information System Security
  • Understanding Requirements for Security
  • Discussion about Information Assurance, Cyber Security, and Security Risk Analysis
  • Introduction to Application Security
  • Introduction to E-Commerce Security
  • Threats and Countermeasures
  • Understanding Digital Signatures and Cryptography
  • Understanding Development of Secure Information Systems
  • Understanding Security Issues in Hardware, Data Storage, and Peripheral Devices
  • Applying Measures for Physical Security and Data Backup Security
  • Introduction to Indian Cyber Laws
  • Exploring IT Act, 2000
  • Introduction to Patent Law, Copyright Law, Semi-conductor Law, and Software License

Book Detail:

ISBN: 9789351194736 | Price: 299/- | Pages: 224 | Authors: Tripathi, Goel, Shukla, KLSI

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Have you picked the right book on CLOUD COMPUTING?

September 20, 2014 Leave a comment

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Bookstores offer numerous choices of books on Cloud Computing; however, most of these books are intricate and complex to grasp. So, what are your chances of picking up the right one? If this question has been troubling you, rest assured now! This book, Cloud Computing Black Book, is a one-time reference book that covers all aspects of cloud computing in an easy-to-understand approach. It covers a variety of topics, such as cloud computing and its comparison with peer-to-peer, client-server, and grid computing; virtualization and its levels; cloud computing services, such as IaaS, PaaS, SaaS, and DBaaS; cloud computing and its business values; myths and truths about cloud computing; cloud types and models, such as private, community, hybrid, and public; open-source eucalyptus and OpenStack cloud application architecture; cloud deployment techniques; recent trends in cloud computing and standards; host security in cloud for SaaS, PaaS, and IaaS; data security in cloud; application architecture for cloud; cloud programming support for Google App engine and Amazon EC2; adoption and use of cloud by small and medium businesses as well as enterprises; migrating applications to the cloud; IT service management for cloud computing; SLAs with cloud service providers; risks, consequences, and costs of cloud computing; AAA administration for clouds; regulatory and compliance requirements for clouds; Security as a service; cloud certifications and audits; application development for cloud; application security in a cloud; future of cloud computing; mobile cloud computing and much more. The book explores all these concepts with appropriate examples and case studies—no doubt, every aspect of the book is worth its price.


This Book Will Help You To:

  • Understand the concept of cloud computing and compare it with peer-to-peer, client-
    server, and grid computing
  • Understand virtualization and its levels
  • Explore cloud computing services such as IaaS, PaaS, DBaaS,
    and SaaS
  • Get in-depth knowledge about types of scalability, cloud computing and outsourcing, key
    drivers of cloud computing, and levels of business value from cloud computing
  • Explore myths and truths related to cloud computing
  • Get familiar with types of clouds such as private, public, community, and hybrid
  • Explore open-source Eucalyptus and OpenStack cloud architectures
  • Identify potential network problems and their mitigation, cloud network topologies,
    automation for cloud deployments, self-service feature in a cloud deployment, federated
    cloud deployments, cloud performance, monitoring, and tuning
  • Get familiar with the recent trends of cloud
  • Explore host security in a cloud for SaaS, PaaS, and IaaS
  • Explore data security for cloud by understanding the challenges associated
    with cloud data
  • Compare traditional and cloud application architecture
  • Understand the programming support for Google Apps Engine and Amazon Ec2
  • Explore the adoption of public clouds by small and medium businesses
  • Answer questions that enterprises often ask from cloud vendors
  • Migrate to cloud applications
  • Explore IT service management for cloud computing
  • Explore Service Level Agreements (SLAs) for cloud computing
  • Identify risks associated with cloud computing
  • Explore regulatory and compliance requirements for clouds
  • Explore security as a service, its benefits, and concerns
  • Get familiar with cloud


What is in This Book for You:

  • Era of Cloud Computing
  • Introducing Virtualization
  • Cloud Computing Services
  • Cloud Computing and Business Value
  • Myths and Facts about Cloud Computing
  • Cloud Types and Models
  • Open Source Cloud Implementation and Administration
  • Cloud Deployment Techniques
  • Recent Trends in Cloud Computing and Standards
  • Host Security in the Cloud
  • Data Security in the Cloud
  • Application Architecture for Cloud
  • Cloud Programming
  • Adoption and Use of Cloud by Small and Medium Businesses as well as Enterprises
  • Migrating Applications to the Cloud
  • IT Service Management for Cloud Computing
  • SLA with Cloud Service Providers
  • Risks, Consequences, and Costs for Cloud Computing
  • AAA Administration for Clouds
  • Regulatory and Compliance Requirements for Clouds
  • Security as a Service
  • Cloud Certifications and Audits
  • Application Development for Cloud
  • Application Security in the Cloud
  • Cloud Computing: the Road Ahead
  • Mobile Cloud Computing


About the Authors:

Kailash Jayaswal is the Vice President of Technical Services and IT Advisor at Choice Solutions, Ltd. He has completed his B.Tech. in Mechanical Engineering from IIT, New Delhi and M. Tech. from the University of Massachusetts. He has more than 24 years of experience at technical and management levels in various companies such as IBM, Cisco Systems, Roche Bioscience, Siebel (now Oracle), Yahoo, and Caterpillar. He has also provided training to various technical support groups in HP-UX, AIX and Solaris. He has been involved in implementation of several large-scale server and storage consolidations, server virtualization and disaster recovery projects. He is the author of a leading book titled “”Administering Datacenters: Servers, Storage and Voice over IP”” published in 2005 by John Wiley and Sons, New York. His other published works include articles on Sun Systems Management and Web Administration. He has also been actively involved in teaching courses on IT Deployments to industry professionals and IT application to Undergraduate Engineering Classes at the University of Massachusetts. He has written on IT Products and taught them to Systems Administrators and Sales Engineers at IBM, Cisco and Yahoo.

Jagannath Kallakurchi is one of the founders and CEO & Managing Director of Choice Solutions Ltd. He has completed his B. Tech and M.Tech. from IIT, Roorkee. He has 25 years of extensive IT experience and possesses a rare combination of strong technical and management skills along with an eye to meet clients’ needs. He had been instrumental in establishing a highly-talented server, storage and network consulting division within Choice Solutions Ltd. He has single-handedly led the company in setting up large-scale IT deployment projects for varied clients, such as Barclays, IIIT, Ministry of Defence, Lanco and State Bank of India.

Donald J. Houde is currently serving as the Vice President of Client Implementation Services and Executive Consultant at Choice Solutions, Inc. As a corporate and IT executive, Donald Houde has enjoyed more than 25 years of C-level leadership, IT managerial and solution architecture experience. He has specialized in Applied Physics, Business Operations Financial Management, Real Estate Law, and Information Technology. He is a highly requested advisor on information security, privacy, and confidentiality best practices, as well as a frequent and acclaimed public speaker on education, technology, security, organizational, and leadership topics.

Dr. Deven Shah Currently working as a Professor and Principal in one of the oldest engineering colleges affiliated to the Mumbai University. He is an Open Source Evangelist and pioneered Open Source based content in the engineering studies at the University level. In the year 2009, he created a Private Cloud by using the Open Source Technology in the college to demonstrate how to set up a Virtual Computing Lab. He has received IBM awards for his work on SOA security and the IBM Drona Award (2009). His projects have been selected in the top 20 best projects in the IBM’s Great Mind challenges for four consecutive years. He has authored several books on topics like security, networking, Linux, etc. He is a certified Vulnerability Assessor and has developed various courses by using Open Source Technologies for leading computer institutes in India. He has also carried out various government-funded projects on Security and Cloud Technologies.

The proficient team at Kogent Learning Solutions Inc. and Dreamtech Press has seized the market of computer books bringing excellent content in software development to the fore. The team is committed to excellence—excellence in quality of content, excellence in the dedication of its authors and editors, excellence in the attention to detail, and excellence in understanding the needs of its readers.

Book Details:

Authored by: Kailash Jayaswal, Jagannath Kallakurchi, Donald J. Houde, Dr. Deven Shah, KLSI | ISBN: 9789351194187 | Pages: 471 | Price: Rs. 599/-|  User Level: Intermediate to Advanced

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New book on world’s leading parametric solid modeling package

September 4, 2014 Leave a comment

Solid Works 2014 for E and D

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

SolidWorks 2014 for Engineers and Designers textbook introduces the readers to SolidWorks 2014, the world’s leading parametric solid modeling package. In this textbook, the author emphasizes on the solid modeling techniques that improve the productivity and efficiency of the users. Also, the chapters are structured in a pedagogical sequence that makes this textbook very effective in learning the features and capabilities of the software.

Book Covers:

  • Part Design
  • Assembly Design
  • Detailing and Drafting
  • Blocks
  • Sheet Metal Modeling
  • Surface Modeling
  • Motion Study

Salient Features:

  • Comprehensive Approach: This textbook consists of 20 chapters organized in a pedagogical sequence covering various concepts explained with the help of more than 1500 line diagrams and screen capture images.
  • Tutorial Approach: The author has adopted the tutorial point of view and learn-by-doing approach throughout the textbook. This approach guides the users through the process of creating the models in the tutorials.

 

  • Real-World Projects as Tutorials: The author has used about 50 real-world mechanical engineering projects as tutorials in this book. This enables the readers to relate the tutorials in the book to the real-world models in the mechanical engineering industry. In addition, there are about 46 exercises that are based on the real-world mechanical engineering projects.

 

  • Tips and Notes: Additional information is provided to the users in the form of tips and notes.

 

  • Learning Objectives: The first page of every chapter summarizes the topics that are covered in it.

 

  • Self-Evaluation Test, Review Questions, and Exercises: Every chapter ends with a Self-Evaluation test so that the users can assess their knowledge of the chapter. The answers to the Self-Evaluation Test are given at the end of the chapter. Also, Review Questions and Exercises are given at the end of each chapter and they can be used by the Instructors as test questions and exercises

Author Biography:

Prof. Sham Tickoo is professor of Manufacturing Engineering at Purdue University Calumet, USA where he has taught design, drafting, CAD, and other engineering courses for over nineteen years. Before joining Purdue University, Prof. Tickoo has worked as a machinist, quality control engineer, design engineer, engineering consultant, and software developer. He has received a US patent for his invention Self Adjusting Cargo Organizer for Vehicles. Professor Tickoo also leads the team of authors at CADCIM Technologies to develop world-class teaching and learning resources for Computer Aided Design and Manufacturing (CAD/CAM) and related technologies.

The team at CADCIM Technologies, under the leadership of Professor Sham Tickoo, Purdue University Calumet, USA, consists of engineering professionals, experienced authors, and editors who have extensive experience in CAD/CAM, manufacturing, design engineering, and teaching. CADCIM Technologies is one of the world’s leading providers of quality textbooks on CAD/CAM, Computer Programming, GIS, and Animation. It also provides free teaching and learning resources to faculty and students. Working with the mission of providing reliable, cost-effective and competitive engineering solutions to our customers, the company has established an unrivalled market worldwide through its textbooks, online training, and consulting services. Some of our bestsellers include the textbooks on NX, CATIA, Solid Edge, SolidWorks, Pro/ENGINEER Wildfire, Autodesk Inventor, Autodesk Revit Building, and AutoCAD LT. Apart from being well appreciated for the simplicity of c.

Book Detail:

Authored by: Prof. Sham Tickoo, Sandeep Prem Dass, ISBN: 9789351194415,        Pages: 1046, Price: Rs. 849/-, User Level: Intermediate to Advanced

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DT Blog: Android Application Development Black Book

September 2, 2014 Leave a comment

Android Application Development

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

About the book:

The book, Android Application Development Black Book, is a one-time reference book that covers all aspects of Android application development in an easy-to-understand approach—for example, how to design user interface by using Views and ViewGroups, how to persistently store data by using content providers, how to design mobile applications displaying pictures and menus by using Views, how to develop Android mobile applications for sending messages and e-mails, how to work with location services and maps, how to run background services in the mobile applications, how to develop applications supporting audio, video, and camera of a mobile device, etc. The book explores these concepts with appropriate examples and executable applications.

This Book Will Help You To:

  • Explore the world of Android 4 (up to 4.4) application development
  • Employ the right tools and Integrated Development Environment
  • (IDE) for the development of Android applications
  • Discover the concepts of Activities, Intents, Views, and ViewGroups
  • Get in-depth knowledge about how to use Views for developing applications displaying pictures and context or options menu
  • Create Android 4 applications to store data persistently by using content providers and preferences
  • Get familiar with the development of applications that send messages and e-mails, and manage network connections
  • Develop applications that access the current location of a mobile device and display maps
  • Develop applications to display graphics and animations
  • Use camera to capture images and create a sound pool to play
  • any sound file
  • Develop an application for playing videos by using a video player
  • Run a background service even after the service is closed and
  • working with start, bound, and intent services
  • Develop an application to transfer data by using wireless technologies
  • Use the TelephonyManager and SmsManager classes to develop
  • Android applications
  • Work with hardware sensors
  • Create widgets and live wallpapers for Android devices
  • Develop an Android application by adding the native support
  • Monetize, promote, and publish Android applications


What is in This Book for You
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  • Activities and Intents—Help you to perform an operation such as making a
  • call, capturing a photo, sending a message or viewing a map in a mobile
  • application
  • User Interface Using Views and ViewGroups—Helps you to design various
  • types of layouts, such as linear, relative, and table
  • Pictures and Menus with Views—Allow you to display images as
  • thumbnails in the grid view or change an image by using the ImageSwitcher view
  • SQLite Database—Allows you to store data of a mobile application persistently
  • Shared Preferences—Allow you to store primitive data through key-value pairs
  • Intent class and Setting the ACTION_SEND intent—Help you to send an
  • SMS programmatically
  • The GoogleMaps API—Helps you to work with maps and location services in an Android application
  • The Drawable Class—Helps you to develop animation-based applications
  • for Android 4
  • The Get and Post Methods—Help you to establish network connections
  • for downloading binary data and images
  • Audio, Video, and Camera API—Allow you to create a sound pool or videos
  • and play them one by one by using media player
  • Threads and Services Support—Help you to work with various types of
  • services and their life cycles
  • Bluetooth, NFC, and Wi-Fi APIs—Help you to develop applications to
  • transfer data from one device to another through wireless technologies
  • Telephony and SMS APIs—Help you to develop Android applications by
  • using the TelephonyManager and SmsManager classes
  • Hardware Sensors API—Helps you to develop applications to use the
  • sensors, such as accelerometer, of the Android devices
  • Widgets and Live Wallpapers Development—Helps you to create widgets
  • and live wallpapers for the Android devices
  • NDK Programming—Allows you to add native support to Android
  • applications through core programming
  • Monetizing, Promoting, and Publishing Android Applications—Allow you to
  • use Admob to monetize and promote an Android application


About the Authors:

Pradeep Kothari holds the B.E. degree in Electronics and Communication and has about 9 years of industry experience in developing, architecting, and deploying enterprise-level mobile technological product and solutions for Windows mobile, J2ME, Android, and iOS based devices while working in some top technology companies in the domain of Telecom, Gaming, Mobile content solutions, and Education technology. Pradeep started his software carrier writing Mobile apps for Pocket PC 2003 (early version of windows mobile) in the early days of evolution of smart phones. He then progressed to Android and iOS programming for handled devices. He also provided consulting to some top technology companies like Lionbridge Inc. and Microsoft Learning. Currently, he is a Ph.D. researcher in the field of mobility and a Technical Manager with a technology company, where he is leading a team in designing and developing cutting edge enterprise mobile products for mobile phones as well as tablets.

The proficient team at Kogent Learning Solutions Inc. and Dreamtech Press has seized the market of computer books bringing excellent content in software development to the fore. The team is committed to excellence—excellence in quality of content; excellence in the dedication of its authors and editors; excellence in the attention to detail; and excellence in understanding the needs of their readers.

Detail:

ISBN: 9789351194095 | Pages: 560 | Price: Rs. 549/-, User Level: Intermediate to Advanced

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