Incluye índice. CONTENIDO: Getting started with big data. Grasping the fundamentals of big data -- Examining big data types -- Old meets new: distributed computing -- Technology foundations for big data. Digging into the big data technology components -- Virtualization and how it supports distributed computing -- Examining the cloud and big data -- Big data management. Operational databases -- MapReduce fundamentals -- Exploring the world of Hadoop -- The Hadoop foundation and ecosystem -- Appliances and big data warehouses -- Analytics and big data. Defining big data analytics -- Understanding text analytics and big data -- Customized approaches for analysis of big data -- Big data implementation. Integrating data sources -- Dealing with real-time data streams and complex event processing -- Operationalizing big data -- Applying big data within your organization -- Security and governance for big data environments -- Big data solutions in the real world. The importance of big data to business -- Analyzing data in motion: a real-world view -- Improving business processes with big data analytics: a real-world view -- The part of tens. Ten big data best practices -- Ten great big data resources -- Ten big data do's and don'ts.