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Cloud Computing for Data Analysis

Publisher: Pragmatic AI Labs

Release Date: (In Progress: 2020)

Cloud Computing for Data Analysis * Buy a copy of the book on Lean Pub

Abstract

This book is designed to give you a comprehensive view of cloud computing including Big Data and Machine Learning. A variety of learning resources will be used including interactive labs on Cloud Platforms (Google, AWS, Azure) using Python. This is a project-based book with extensive hands-on assignments.

Python For DevOps: Learn Ruthlessly Effective Automation

Publisher: O’Reilly Media

Release Date: December 31st, 2019

Python for Unix and Linux System Administration

Abstract

Much has changed in technology over the past decade. Data is hot, the cloud is ubiquitous, and many organizations need some form of automation. Throughout these transformations, Python has become one of the most popular languages in the world. This practical resource shows you how to use Python for everyday Linux systems administration tasks with today’s most useful DevOps tools, including Docker, Kubernetes, and Terraform.

Learning how to interact and automate with Linux is essential for millions of professionals. Python makes it much easier. With this book, you’ll learn how to develop software and solve problems using containers, as well as how to monitor, instrument, load-test, and operationalize your software. Looking for effective ways to “get stuff done” in Python? This is your guide.

Python foundations, including a brief introduction to the language How to automate text, write command-line tools, and automate the filesystem Linux utilities, package management, build systems, monitoring and instrumentation, and automated testing Cloud computing, infrastructure as code, Kubernetes, and serverless Machine learning operations and data engineering from a DevOps perspective Building, deploying, and operationalizing a machine learning project

Pragmatic AI: An Introduction to Cloud-based Machine Learning

Publisher: O’Reilly Media

Release Date: December 31st, 2019

Pragmatic AI: An Introduction to Cloud-based Machine Learning

Abstract

Pragmatic AI will help you solve real-world problems with contemporary machine learning, artificial intelligence, and cloud computing tools. Noah Gift demystifies all the concepts and tools you need to get results—even if you don’t have a strong background in math or data science. Gift illuminates powerful off-the-shelf cloud offerings from Amazon, Google, and Microsoft, and demonstrates proven techniques using the Python data science ecosystem. His workflows and examples help you streamline and simplify every step, from deployment to production, and build exceptionally scalable solutions. As you learn how machine language (ML) solutions work, you’ll gain a more intuitive understanding of what you can achieve with them and how to maximize their value. Building on these fundamentals, you’ll walk step-by-step through building cloud-based AI/ML applications to address realistic issues in sports marketing, project management, product pricing, real estate, and beyond. Whether you’re a business professional, decision-maker, student, or programmer, Gift’s expert guidance and wide-ranging case studies will prepare you to solve data science problems in virtually any environment.

Python for Unix and Linux System Administration

Publisher: O’Reilly Media

Release Date: June 2009

Python for Unix and Linux System Administration

Python is an ideal language for solving problems, especially in Linux and Unix networks. With this pragmatic book, administrators can review various tasks that often occur in the management of these systems, and learn how Python can provide a more efficient and less painful way to handle them.

Each chapter in Python for Unix and Linux System Administration presents a particular administrative issue, such as concurrency or data backup, and presents Python solutions through hands-on examples. Once you finish this book, you’ll be able to develop your own set of command-line utilities with Python to tackle a wide range of problems. Discover how this language can help you:

  • Read text files and extract information
  • Run tasks concurrently using the threading and forking options
  • Get information from one process to another using network facilities
  • Create clickable GUIs to handle large and complex utilities
  • Monitor large clusters of machines by interacting with SNMP programmatically
  • Master the IPython Interactive Python shell to replace or augment Bash, Korn, or Z-Shell
  • Integrate Cloud Computing into your infrastructure, and learn to write a Google App Engine Application
  • Solve unique data backup challenges with customized scripts
  • Interact with MySQL, SQLite, Oracle, Postgres,and SQLAlchemy

With this book, you’ll learn how to package and deploy your Python applications and libraries, and write code that runs equally well on multiple Unix platforms. You’ll also learn about several Python-related technologies that will make your life much easier.

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