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August 14th, 2015 by admin

Hadoop Application Architectures Book
Book Title:

Hadoop Application Architectures

by: O’Reilly Media

Product rating: 5.0 with 1 reviews

Get expert guidance on architecting end-to-end data management solutions with Apache Hadoop. While many sources explain how to use various components in the Hadoop ecosystem, this practical book takes you through architectural considerations necessary to tie those components together into a complete tailored application, based on your particular use case.

To reinforce those lessons, the book’s second section provides detailed examples of architectures used in some of the most commonly found Hadoop applications. Whether you’re designing a new Hadoop application, or planning to integrate Hadoop into your existing data infrastructure, Hadoop Application Architectures will skillfully guide you through the process.

This book covers:

  • Factors to consider when using Hadoop to store and model data
  • Best practices for moving data in and out of the system
  • Data processing frameworks, including MapReduce, Spark, and Hive
  • Common Hadoop processing patterns, such as removing duplicate records and using windowing analytics
  • Giraph, GraphX, and other tools for large graph processing on Hadoop
  • Using workflow orchestration and scheduling tools such as Apache Oozie
  • Near-real-time stream processing with Apache Storm, Apache Spark Streaming, and Apache Flume
  • Architecture examples for clickstream analysis, fraud detection, and data warehousing

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July 28th, 2015 by admin

Evidence-based Essential Oil Therapy: The Ultimate Guide to the Therapeutic  and Clinical Application of Essential Oils Book
Book Title:

Evidence-based Essential Oil Therapy: The Ultimate Guide to the Therapeutic and Clinical Application of Essential Oils

by: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform

Product rating: 5.0 with 8 reviews

Whether you are new to essential oils, a long-time user, or a healthcare professional wishing to integrate essential oils into your practice, this book will quickly become your go-to resource! Endorsed by MDs, DOs, NPs, and doulas. Thousands of hours of research, clinical observations, ancient practices, and practical use are distilled into this ultimate guide to essential oils that combines evidence-based research with the art of natural healing to realize the maximum benefits of therapeutic essential oils. What’s included: ~ In depth profiles for 88 botanical species of essential oils including cautions, possible substitutes, dilution range, primary compounds, therapeutic properties, cautions, and supportive science. ~ Hundreds of research studies summarized in one or two sentences. ~ Simple to follow protocols for more than 450 common health conditions. ~ A section specific to essential oil therapy for children including protocols specific to age groups for more than 100 childhood ailments. ~ A complete guide for using essential oils safely and effectively during pregnancy, labor, childbirth, and lactation that includes more than 70 protocols to help make these special times more enjoyable. ~ Comprehensive safety information, including interactions with medications. ~ Answers to the most common questions about essential oil therapy by both lay persons and practitioners.

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July 26th, 2015 by admin

The College Application Essay, 6th Ed. Book
Book Title:

The College Application Essay, 6th Ed.

by: College Board

Product rating: 5.0 with 2 reviews

This popular guide helps students write essays that win admission
Winning college application essays take admission officers beyond the numbers and shows them what the students really care about, how they think, and who they really are. But even the best of students can be daunted by the task.

This easy-to-follow guide provides the tools to tell a memorable story. Updated to reflect recent changes to the all-important Common Application, which nearly all applicants to competitive colleges use, this book provides a clear path to an essay that says, “Pick me!”


-Best approaches to the new Common Application questions

-Clues to how colleges read essays

-Simple steps for successful drafts

-Revision strategies

-Quick fixes for procrastinators

-The right role of parents in the process

Critiques of actual sample essays guide students toward the best practices and away from common mistakes. No other book on this topic has this breadth and depth of expertise.

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