Best Reference Books – Database Management and Grid Computing

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We have compiled the list of Top 10 Best Reference Books on Database Management and Grid Computing subject. These books are used by students of top universities, institutes and colleges. Here is the full list of top 10 best books on Database Management and Grid Computing along with reviews.

Kindly note that we have put a lot of effort into researching the best books on Database Management and Grid Computing subject and came out with a recommended list of top 10 best books. The table below contains the Name of these best books, their authors, publishers and an unbiased review of books on "Database Management and Grid Computing" as well as links to the Amazon website to directly purchase these books. As an Amazon Associate, we earn from qualifying purchases, but this does not impact our reviews, comparisons, and listing of these top books; the table serves as a ready reckoner list of these best books.

1. “Grid Computing Database: Using Oracle Database” by Peter Archibong

“Grid Computing Database: Using Oracle Database” Book Review: This book tells about the development and advancement of technologies. This book covers the fact that computational grids help in the sharing, selection and accumulation of a large number of geographically distributed computational resources. These computational resources comprise supercomputers, storage structures, data sources, etc. The book presents these resources as a single resource to solve large-scale problems and data-heavy computations. The book provides a new software platform which is specially designed for grid computing. This book is for anyone studying or working in the IT sector.

2. “Expert Oracle Exadata” by Martin Bach and Kristofferson Arao

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“Expert Oracle Exadata” Book Review: This book discusses Oracle’s Exadata platform and explains the working of the internals with the help of hardware and software of the Exadata platform. This book provides many real world applications based on the Exadata implementations. This book covers the management of SQL performance, Exadata implementation and removes “black box” mystique. This book is for anyone trying to learn about Oracle’s Exadata platform.

3. “Oracle Database 11g Release 2 High Availability: Maximize Your Availability with Grid Infrastructure, RAC and Data Guard” by Scott Jesse and Bill Burton

“Oracle Database 11g Release 2 High Availability: Maximize Your Availability with Grid Infrastructure, RAC and Data Guard” Book Review: This book aims to provide database reliability by providing the detailed information. This book covers topics like installing Oracle clusterware, building test clusters and working with Oracle automatic storage management and storage management cluster file system. This book also discusses how to create synchronized databases, archive and restore data and oracle flashback to identify users.Last but not the least this book also helps to configure oracle enterprise manager grid control for the database system management. This book is mainly for anybody looking for cost- effective solutions to the current database availability problem and looking to grid-enable their IT setup.

4. “Big Data Analytics Strategies for the Smart Grid” by Carol L Stimmel

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“Big Data Analytics Strategies for the Smart Grid” Book Review: This book discusses the needs of the applications of big data technologies and approaches like Big Data cybersecurity. This book covers topics like the electrical utility grids which also includes operational technology, IT and storage processing. The book also covers SAS for asset management, Auto Grid approach and Space time Insight’s work at the California ISO. The book also provides examples and illustrations of the data analysis and its applications. The book is designed for mid to upper level utility executives and is also useful for data analytics professionals.

5. “eScience on Distributed Computing Infrastructure: Achievements of PLGrid Plus Domain-Specific Services and Tools (Lecture Notes in Computer Science)” by Jacek Kitowski and Marian Bubak

“eScience on Distributed Computing Infrastructure: Achievements of PLGrid Plus Domain-Specific Services and Tools (Lecture Notes in Computer Science)” : Book Review: This book explains about the Polish Grid(PL Grid) Infrastructure. The book covers topics like Acoustics, AstroGrid-PL, Bioinformatics, Ecology and Energy sector. The book also talks about Health Sciences, HEP Grid, Life Sciences, Materials, Metallurgy, Nanotech., Quantum Chemistry and Molecular Physics and SynchroGrid. Ch 1-8 covers general overview of research, ch 9-13 tells about new environments, ch 14-36 tells how these PLGrid environments are applied in the computer simulations. This book is designed for researchers , developers and system administrators.

6. “Oracle Enterprise Manager Grid Control 11G R1: Business Service Management” by Ashwin Kumar Karkala and Govinda Raj Sambamurthy

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“Oracle Enterprise Manager Grid Control 11G R1: Business Service Management” Book Review: This book shows the use of Oracle Enterprise Manager Grid Control. This book provides a lot of practice questions and explanations on topics like Database, Middleware, Packaged Applications and Custom Business Services. The prerequisites for the book are knowledge of Middleware/Application Servers, Business Service Management and Grid Control. This book is aimed for System and Application Administrators responsible for Business Service Management.

7. “Sublinear Algorithms for Big Data Applications (SpringerBriefs in Computer Science)” by Dan Wang and Zhu Han

“Sublinear Algorithms for Big Data Applications (SpringerBriefs in Computer Science)” Book Review: This book aims to solve critical big data challenges using sublinear algorithms. It provides an introduction to sublinear algorithms with their need in large scale data systems. This book explains 3 big data applications-wireless sensor networks, big data processing in Map reduce and smart grids. This book is for researchers, graduate students in computer science, communications and signal processing including engineers.

8. “Big Data: Related Technologies, Challenges and Future Prospects (SpringerBriefs in Computer Science)” by Min Chen and Shiwen Mao

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“Big Data: Related Technologies, Challenges and Future Prospects (SpringerBriefs in Computer Science)” Book Review: This book explains the background and the new developments of big data. This book explains various stages of big data- data generation, acquisition, storage and analysis. For each of the stages, its background and technical challenges and also tells the latest advances. The book also discusses latest technologies like cloud computing, IoT, Hadoop and many more. The book also focuses on many practical applications of big data like enterprise management, online social networks, healthcare, collective intelligence and smart grids. This book is designed mainly for professionals and researchers in the field of big data and also for advanced level students in the courses of computer science and electrical engineering.

9. “Data Clustering: Algorithms and Applications (Chapman & Hall/CRC Data Mining and Knowledge Discovery Series)” by Charu C Aggarwal and Chandan K Reddy

“Data Clustering: Algorithms and Applications (Chapman & Hall/CRC Data Mining and Knowledge Discovery Series)” Book Review: This book covers from basic to more complex topics on data clustering approaches. The book focuses on 3 primary aspects of data clustering namely-Methods, Domains and Variations and Insights. In Methods, topics such as feature selection, agglomerative, partitional,density- based , probabilistic clustering and many more are discussed. In the second aspect, concepts like categorical, text, multimedia, graph, biological, stream, etc. data are discussed. In the third and the last aspect, topics like semi supervised clustering, interactive clustering, multiview clustering, cluster ensembles, and cluster validation are discussed. The book also explains various techniques to verify the quality of clusters with the help of supervision, human intervention and the automated generation of alternative clusters. This book is mainly for research in the field of Data Clustering Algorithms and Applications.

10. “Grid Computing: International Symposium on Grid Computing” by Simon C Lin and Eric Yen

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“Grid Computing: International Symposium on Grid Computing” Book Review: This book has compiled the results of various top researches done by researchers and scientists from the field of Grid Computing from the International Symposium on Grid Computing. This presents the exchange of ideas, challenges, their solutions and future advancements. This book covers all the top research results in grid operations and middleware, biomedical operations, e-science applications and much more. This book is crafted for researchers and practitioners in this field and also graduate level students pursuing computer science.

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