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Jordan Tigani and Siddartha Naidu's Google BigQuery Analytics (Wiley)

Do you want to be an expert in Google BigQuery and the BigQuery API? Your tutors to reach that goal are authors Jordan Tigani and Siddartha Naidu, who have penned the new Wiley book title Google BigQuery Analytics. The book's contents demonstrate how to use BigQuery effectively, avoid common mistakes and execute sophisticated queries against large data sets. Targeted at business and data analysts who want the latest tips on running complex queries and writing code to communicate with the BigQuery API, the book uses real-world examples to demonstrate current best practices and techniques. Other covered topics include explaination and demonstration of streaming ingestion, transformation via Hadoop in Google Compute engine, AppEngine datastore integration and using GViz with Tableau to generate charts of query results. In addition to the mechanics of BigQuery, the book also covers the architecture of the underlying Dremel query engine, providing a thorough understanding that leads to better query results. A companion Web site includes all code and data sets from the book.
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