Get started with distributed computing using PySpark, a single unified framework to solve end-to-end data analytics at scale Key Features Discover how to convert huge amounts of raw data into meaningful and actionable insights Use Spark's unified analytics engine for end-to-end analytics, from data preparation to predictive analytics Perform data ingestion, cleansing, and integration for ML, data analytics, and data visualization Book Description Apache Spark is a unified data analytics engine designed to process huge volumes of data quickly and efficiently. PySpark is Apache Spark's Python language API, which offers Python developers an easy-to-use scalable data analytics framework. Essential PySpark for Scalable Data Analytics starts by exploring the distributed computing paradigm and provides a high-level overview of Apache Spark. You'll begin your analytics journey with the data engineering process, learning how to perform data ingestion, cleansing, and integration at scale. This book helps you build real-time analytics pipelines that help you gain insights faster. You'll then discover methods for building cloud-based data lakes, and explore Delta Lake, which brings reliability to data lakes. The book also covers Data Lakehouse, an emerging paradigm, which combines the structure and performance of a data warehouse with the scalability of cloud-based data lakes. Later, you'll perform scalable data science and machine learning tasks using PySpark, such as data preparation, feature engineering, and model training and productionization. Finally, you'll learn ways to scale out standard Python ML libraries along with a new pandas API on top of PySpark called Koalas. By the end of this PySpark book, you'll be able to harness the power of PySpark to solve business problems. What you will learn Understand the role of distributed computing in the world of big data Gain an appreciation for Apache Spark as the de facto go-to for big data processing Scale out your data analytics process using Apache Spark Build data pipelines using data lakes, and perform data visualization with PySpark and Spark SQL Leverage the cloud to build truly scalable and real-time data analytics applications Explore the applications of data science and scalable machine learning with PySpark Integrate your clean and curated data with BI and SQL analysis tools Who this book is for This book is for practicing data engineers, data scientists, data analysts, and data enthusiasts who are already using data analytics to explore distributed and scalable data analytics. Basic to intermediate knowledge of the disciplines of data engineering, data science, and SQL analytics is expected. General proficiency in using any programming language, especially Python, and working knowledge of performing data analytics using frameworks such as pandas and SQL will help you to get the most out of this book.
Think big about your data! PySpark brings the powerful Spark big data processing engine to the Python ecosystem, letting you seamlessly scale up your data tasks and create lightning-fast pipelines.In Data Analysis with Python and PySpark you will learn how to:Manage your data as it scales across multiple machines, Scale up your data programs with full confidence, Read and write data to and from a variety of sources and formats, Deal with messy data with PySpark's data manipulation functionality, Discover new data sets and perform exploratory data analysis, Build automated data pipelines that transform, summarize, and get insights from data, Troubleshoot common PySpark errors, Creating reliable long-running jobs. Data Analysis with Python and PySpark is your guide to delivering successful Python-driven data projects. Packed with relevant examples and essential techniques, this practical book teaches you to build pipelines for reporting, machine learning, and other data-centric tasks. Quick exercises in every chapter help you practice what you've learned, and rapidly start implementing PySpark into your data systems. No previous knowledge of Spark is required.Data Analysis with Python and PySpark helps you solve the daily challenges of data science with PySpark. You'll learn how to scale your processing capabilities across multiple machines while ingesting data from any source--whether that's Hadoop clusters, cloud data storage, or local data files. Once you've covered the fundamentals, you'll explore the full versatility of PySpark by building machine learning pipelines, and blending Python, pandas, and PySpark code.
Machine Learning with Spark and Python Essential Techniques for Predictive Analytics, Second Edition simplifies ML for practical uses by focusing on two key algorithms. This new second edition improves with the addition of Spark—a ML framework from the Apache foundation. By implementing Spark, machine learning students can easily process much large data sets and call the spark algorithms using ordinary Python code. Machine Learning with Spark and Python focuses on two algorithm families (linear methods and ensemble methods) that effectively predict outcomes. This type of problem covers many use cases such as what ad to place on a web page, predicting prices in securities markets, or detecting credit card fraud. The focus on two families gives enough room for full descriptions of the mechanisms at work in the algorithms. Then the code examples serve to illustrate the workings of the machinery with specific hackable code.
Use PySpark to easily crush messy data at-scale and discover proven techniques to create testable, immutable, and easily parallelizable Spark jobs Key FeaturesWork with large amounts of agile data using distributed datasets and in-memory cachingSource data from all popular data hosting platforms, such as HDFS, Hive, JSON, and S3Employ the easy-to-use PySpark API to deploy big data Analytics for productionBook Description Apache Spark is an open source parallel-processing framework that has been around for quite some time now. One of the many uses of Apache Spark is for data analytics applications across clustered computers. In this book, you will not only learn how to use Spark and the Python API to create high-performance analytics with big data, but also discover techniques for testing, immunizing, and parallelizing Spark jobs. You will learn how to source data from all popular data hosting platforms, including HDFS, Hive, JSON, and S3, and deal with large datasets with PySpark to gain practical big data experience. This book will help you work on prototypes on local machines and subsequently go on to handle messy data in production and at scale. This book covers installing and setting up PySpark, RDD operations, big data cleaning and wrangling, and aggregating and summarizing data into useful reports. You will also learn how to implement some practical and proven techniques to improve certain aspects of programming and administration in Apache Spark. By the end of the book, you will be able to build big data analytical solutions using the various PySpark offerings and also optimize them effectively. What you will learnGet practical big data experience while working on messy datasetsAnalyze patterns with Spark SQL to improve your business intelligenceUse PySpark's interactive shell to speed up development timeCreate highly concurrent Spark programs by leveraging immutabilityDiscover ways to avoid the most expensive operation in the Spark API: the shuffle operationRe-design your jobs to use reduceByKey instead of groupByCreate robust processing pipelines by testing Apache Spark jobsWho this book is for This book is for developers, data scientists, business analysts, or anyone who needs to reliably analyze large amounts of large-scale, real-world data. Whether you're tasked with creating your company's business intelligence function or creating great data platforms for your machine learning models, or are looking to use code to magnify the impact of your business, this book is for you.
Understand the complexities of modern-day data engineering platforms and explore strategies to deal with them with the help of use case scenarios led by an industry expert in big data Key Features: Become well-versed with the core concepts of Apache Spark and Delta Lake for building data platforms Learn how to ingest, process, and analyze data that can be later used for training machine learning models Understand how to operationalize data models in production using curated data Book Description: In the world of ever-changing data and ever-evolving schemas, it is important to build data pipelines that can auto-adjust to changes. This book will help you build scalable data platforms that managers, data scientists, and data analysts can rely on. Starting with an introduction to data engineering, along with its key concepts and architectures, this book will show you how to use Microsoft Azure Cloud services effectively for data engineering. You'll cover data lake design patterns and the different stages through which the data needs to flow in a typical data lake. Once you've explored the main features of Delta Lake to build data lakes with fast performance and governance in mind, you'll advance to implementing the lambda architecture using Delta Lake. Packed with practical examples and code snippets, this book takes you through real-world examples based on production scenarios faced by the author in his 10 years of experience working with big data. Finally, you'll cover data lake deployment strategies that play an important role in provisioning the cloud resources and deploying the data pipelines in a repeatable and continuous way. By the end of this data engineering book, you'll have learned how to effectively deal with ever-changing data and create scalable data pipelines to streamline data science, ML, and artificial intelligence (AI) tasks. What You Will Learn: Discover the challenges you may face in the data engineering world Add ACID transactions to Apache Spark using Delta Lake Understand effective design strategies to build enterprise-grade data lakes Explore architectural and design patterns for building efficient data ingestion pipelines Orchestrate a data pipeline for preprocessing data using Apache Spark and Delta Lake APIs Automate deployment and monitoring of data pipelines in production Get to grips with securing, monitoring, and managing data pipelines models efficiently Who this book is for: This book is for aspiring data engineers and data analysts who are new to the world of data engineering and are looking for a practical guide to building scalable data platforms. If you already work with PySpark and want to use Delta Lake for data engineering, you'll find this book useful. Basic knowledge of Python, Spark, and SQL is expected.
Understand the complexities of modern-day data engineering platforms and explore strategies to deal with them with the help of use case scenarios led by an industry expert in big data Key Features Become well-versed with the core concepts of Apache Spark and Delta Lake for building data platforms Learn how to ingest, process, and analyze data that can be later used for training machine learning models Understand how to operationalize data models in production using curated data Book Description In the world of ever-changing data and schemas, it is important to build data pipelines that can auto-adjust to changes. This book will help you build scalable data platforms that managers, data scientists, and data analysts can rely on. Starting with an introduction to data engineering, along with its key concepts and architectures, this book will show you how to use Microsoft Azure Cloud services effectively for data engineering. You'll cover data lake design patterns and the different stages through which the data needs to flow in a typical data lake. Once you've explored the main features of Delta Lake to build data lakes with fast performance and governance in mind, you'll advance to implementing the lambda architecture using Delta Lake. Packed with practical examples and code snippets, this book takes you through real-world examples based on production scenarios faced by the author in his 10 years of experience working with big data. Finally, you'll cover data lake deployment strategies that play an important role in provisioning the cloud resources and deploying the data pipelines in a repeatable and continuous way. By the end of this data engineering book, you'll know how to effectively deal with ever-changing data and create scalable data pipelines to streamline data science, ML, and artificial intelligence (AI) tasks. What you will learn Discover the challenges you may face in the data engineering world Add ACID transactions to Apache Spark using Delta Lake Understand effective design strategies to build enterprise-grade data lakes Explore architectural and design patterns for building efficient data ingestion pipelines Orchestrate a data pipeline for preprocessing data using Apache Spark and Delta Lake APIs Automate deployment and monitoring of data pipelines in production Get to grips with securing, monitoring, and managing data pipelines models efficiently Who this book is for This book is for aspiring data engineers and data analysts who are new to the world of data engineering and are looking for a practical guide to building scalable data platforms. If you already work with PySpark and want to use Delta Lake for data engineering, you'll find this book useful. Basic knowledge of Python, Spark, and SQL is expected.
Grasp machine learning concepts, techniques, and algorithms with the help of real-world examples using Python libraries such as TensorFlow and scikit-learn Key FeaturesExploit the power of Python to explore the world of data mining and data analyticsDiscover machine learning algorithms to solve complex challenges faced by data scientists todayUse Python libraries such as TensorFlow and Keras to create smart cognitive actions for your projectsBook Description The surge in interest in machine learning (ML) is due to the fact that it revolutionizes automation by learning patterns in data and using them to make predictions and decisions. If you’re interested in ML, this book will serve as your entry point to ML. Python Machine Learning By Example begins with an introduction to important ML concepts and implementations using Python libraries. Each chapter of the book walks you through an industry adopted application. You’ll implement ML techniques in areas such as exploratory data analysis, feature engineering, and natural language processing (NLP) in a clear and easy-to-follow way. With the help of this extended and updated edition, you’ll understand how to tackle data-driven problems and implement your solutions with the powerful yet simple Python language and popular Python packages and tools such as TensorFlow, scikit-learn, gensim, and Keras. To aid your understanding of popular ML algorithms, the book covers interesting and easy-to-follow examples such as news topic modeling and classification, spam email detection, stock price forecasting, and more. By the end of the book, you’ll have put together a broad picture of the ML ecosystem and will be well-versed with the best practices of applying ML techniques to make the most out of new opportunities. What you will learnUnderstand the important concepts in machine learning and data scienceUse Python to explore the world of data mining and analyticsScale up model training using varied data complexities with Apache SparkDelve deep into text and NLP using Python libraries such NLTK and gensimSelect and build an ML model and evaluate and optimize its performanceImplement ML algorithms from scratch in Python, TensorFlow, and scikit-learnWho this book is for If you’re a machine learning aspirant, data analyst, or data engineer highly passionate about machine learning and want to begin working on ML assignments, this book is for you. Prior knowledge of Python coding is assumed and basic familiarity with statistical concepts will be beneficial although not necessary.
Apply supervised and unsupervised learning to solve practical and real-world big data problems. This book teaches you how to engineer features, optimize hyperparameters, train and test models, develop pipelines, and automate the machine learning (ML) process. The book covers an in-memory, distributed cluster computing framework known as PySpark, machine learning framework platforms known as scikit-learn, PySpark MLlib, H2O, and XGBoost, and a deep learning (DL) framework known as Keras. The book starts off presenting supervised and unsupervised ML and DL models, and then it examines big data frameworks along with ML and DL frameworks. Author Tshepo Chris Nokeri considers a parametric model known as the Generalized Linear Model and a survival regression model known as the Cox Proportional Hazards model along with Accelerated Failure Time (AFT). Also presented is a binary classification model (logistic regression) and an ensemble model (Gradient Boosted Trees). The book introduces DL and an artificial neural network known as the Multilayer Perceptron (MLP) classifier. A way of performing cluster analysis using the K-Means model is covered. Dimension reduction techniques such as Principal Components Analysis and Linear Discriminant Analysis are explored. And automated machine learning is unpacked. This book is for intermediate-level data scientists and machine learning engineers who want to learn how to apply key big data frameworks and ML and DL frameworks. You will need prior knowledge of the basics of statistics, Python programming, probability theories, and predictive analytics. What You Will Learn Understand widespread supervised and unsupervised learning, including key dimension reduction techniques Know the big data analytics layers such as data visualization, advanced statistics, predictive analytics, machine learning, and deep learning Integrate big data frameworks with a hybrid of machine learning frameworks and deep learning frameworks Design, build, test, and validate skilled machine models and deep learning models Optimize model performance using data transformation, regularization, outlier remedying, hyperparameter optimization, and data split ratio alteration Who This Book Is For Data scientists and machine learning engineers with basic knowledge and understanding of Python programming, probability theories, and predictive analytics
Get to grips with processing large volumes of data and presenting it as engaging, interactive insights using Spark and Python. Key FeaturesGet a hands-on, fast-paced introduction to the Python data science stackExplore ways to create useful metrics and statistics from large datasetsCreate detailed analysis reports with real-world dataBook Description Processing big data in real time is challenging due to scalability, information inconsistency, and fault tolerance. Big Data Analysis with Python teaches you how to use tools that can control this data avalanche for you. With this book, you'll learn practical techniques to aggregate data into useful dimensions for posterior analysis, extract statistical measurements, and transform datasets into features for other systems. The book begins with an introduction to data manipulation in Python using pandas. You'll then get familiar with statistical analysis and plotting techniques. With multiple hands-on activities in store, you'll be able to analyze data that is distributed on several computers by using Dask. As you progress, you'll study how to aggregate data for plots when the entire data cannot be accommodated in memory. You'll also explore Hadoop (HDFS and YARN), which will help you tackle larger datasets. The book also covers Spark and explains how it interacts with other tools. By the end of this book, you'll be able to bootstrap your own Python environment, process large files, and manipulate data to generate statistics, metrics, and graphs. What you will learnUse Python to read and transform data into different formatsGenerate basic statistics and metrics using data on diskWork with computing tasks distributed over a clusterConvert data from various sources into storage or querying formatsPrepare data for statistical analysis, visualization, and machine learningPresent data in the form of effective visualsWho this book is for Big Data Analysis with Python is designed for Python developers, data analysts, and data scientists who want to get hands-on with methods to control data and transform it into impactful insights. Basic knowledge of statistical measurements and relational databases will help you to understand various concepts explained in this book.
This book includes the proceedings of the Intelligent and Fuzzy Techniques INFUS 2019 Conference, held in Istanbul, Turkey, on July 23–25, 2019. Big data analytics refers to the strategy of analyzing large volumes of data, or big data, gathered from a wide variety of sources, including social networks, videos, digital images, sensors, and sales transaction records. Big data analytics allows data scientists and various other users to evaluate large volumes of transaction data and other data sources that traditional business systems would be unable to tackle. Data-driven and knowledge-driven approaches and techniques have been widely used in intelligent decision-making, and they are increasingly attracting attention due to their importance and effectiveness in addressing uncertainty and incompleteness. INFUS 2019 focused on intelligent and fuzzy systems with applications in big data analytics and decision-making, providing an international forum that brought together those actively involved in areas of interest to data science and knowledge engineering. These proceeding feature about 150 peer-reviewed papers from countries such as China, Iran, Turkey, Malaysia, India, USA, Spain, France, Poland, Mexico, Bulgaria, Algeria, Pakistan, Australia, Lebanon, and Czech Republic.
Build and deploy your own data pipelines on GCP, make key architectural decisions, and gain the confidence to boost your career as a data engineer Key FeaturesUnderstand data engineering concepts, the role of a data engineer, and the benefits of using GCP for building your solutionLearn how to use the various GCP products to ingest, consume, and transform data and orchestrate pipelinesDiscover tips to prepare for and pass the Professional Data Engineer examBook Description With this book, you'll understand how the highly scalable Google Cloud Platform (GCP) enables data engineers to create end-to-end data pipelines right from storing and processing data and workflow orchestration to presenting data through visualization dashboards. Starting with a quick overview of the fundamental concepts of data engineering, you'll learn the various responsibilities of a data engineer and how GCP plays a vital role in fulfilling those responsibilities. As you progress through the chapters, you'll be able to leverage GCP products to build a sample data warehouse using Cloud Storage and BigQuery and a data lake using Dataproc. The book gradually takes you through operations such as data ingestion, data cleansing, transformation, and integrating data with other sources. You'll learn how to design IAM for data governance, deploy ML pipelines with the Vertex AI, leverage pre-built GCP models as a service, and visualize data with Google Data Studio to build compelling reports. Finally, you'll find tips on how to boost your career as a data engineer, take the Professional Data Engineer certification exam, and get ready to become an expert in data engineering with GCP. By the end of this data engineering book, you'll have developed the skills to perform core data engineering tasks and build efficient ETL data pipelines with GCP. What you will learnLoad data into BigQuery and materialize its output for downstream consumptionBuild data pipeline orchestration using Cloud ComposerDevelop Airflow jobs to orchestrate and automate a data warehouseBuild a Hadoop data lake, create ephemeral clusters, and run jobs on the Dataproc clusterLeverage Pub/Sub for messaging and ingestion for event-driven systemsUse Dataflow to perform ETL on streaming dataUnlock the power of your data with Data StudioCalculate the GCP cost estimation for your end-to-end data solutionsWho this book is for This book is for data engineers, data analysts, and anyone looking to design and manage data processing pipelines using GCP. You'll find this book useful if you are preparing to take Google's Professional Data Engineer exam. Beginner-level understanding of data science, the Python programming language, and Linux commands is necessary. A basic understanding of data processing and cloud computing, in general, will help you make the most out of this book.
Leverage machine and deep learning models to build applications on real-time data using PySpark. This book is perfect for those who want to learn to use this language to perform exploratory data analysis and solve an array of business challenges. You'll start by reviewing PySpark fundamentals, such as Spark’s core architecture, and see how to use PySpark for big data processing like data ingestion, cleaning, and transformations techniques. This is followed by building workflows for analyzing streaming data using PySpark and a comparison of various streaming platforms. You'll then see how to schedule different spark jobs using Airflow with PySpark and book examine tuning machine and deep learning models for real-time predictions. This book concludes with a discussion on graph frames and performing network analysis using graph algorithms in PySpark. All the code presented in the book will be available in Python scripts on Github. What You'll LearnDevelop pipelines for streaming data processing using PySpark Build Machine Learning & Deep Learning models using PySpark latest offerings Use graph analytics using PySpark Create Sequence Embeddings from Text data Who This Book is For Data Scientists, machine learning and deep learning engineers who want to learn and use PySpark for real time analysis on streaming data.