Google Cloud Spanner First Look

Lynda - Google Cloud Spanner First Look
Size: 201 MB | Duration: 1h 34m | Video: AVC (.mp4) 1280x720 15&30fps | Audio: AAC 48KHz 2ch
Genre: eLearning | Level: Intermediate | Language: English

The release of Google Cloud Spanner provides a new level of choice in commercial, cloud-managed, relational databases. In addition to being globally distributed, Cloud Spanner is horizontally scalable, transactionally consistent, and SQL (ANSI 2011) compatible. The internal Spanner—used by Google for years—includes built-in synchronous data replication and node redundancy for 99. 999% uptime. This course covers how to start using Cloud Spanner for operational database workloads by efficiently loading and querying relational data. It also covers modeling tables and indexes for best performance in Cloud Spanner. Prior to watching this course, you should have an understanding of SQL queries and RDBMS concepts.

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Tutsplus - Creative Concepts in Digital Painting

Tutsplus - Creative Concepts in Digital Painting

Duration: 1hr 20m | Video: h264, yuv420p, 1280x720 30fps | Audio: aac, 44100 Hz, 2 ch | 681 MB
Genre: eLearning | Language: English

  Developing unique designs for a project is a special challenge for concept artists and illustrators. A concept for a children’s game will have an entirely different look and feel compared to a design for a horror film. Learning how to change your style to match the property you are designing is a crucial skill for working in the book, TV, movie and gaming industries. In this course, you’ll improve your skills in developing creative concepts for digital paintings across various industries and in different genres.

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